Monster Worldwide Inc., parent company of ASA corporate partner Monster, reveals annual growth of 11% in its Employment Index U.S. in February. Positive annual growth trends were recorded in 19 of 20 industries, with transportation and warehousing up 36%, retail trade up 22%, wholesale trade up 22%, finance and insurance up 21%, and professional, scientific, and technical services up 17%; the biggest decline of 8% was recorded in public administration. Demand for workers increased in 22 of 23 occupational categories on a year-over-year basis, with transportation and material moving up 33%, legal up 23%, architecture and engineering up 23%, computer and mathematical up 19%, and management up 14%. Regionally, all 28 metro markets showed positive annual growth, ranging from 21% in Washington, DC, to 7% in Los Angeles.
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