The number of people applying for unemployment benefits in the week ended June 6 rose by 2,000 to 279,000, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Applications for benefits remained under 300,000 for a 14th consecutive week, a sign of labor market strength that will help fuel U.S. growth. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had forecast claims of 275,000. The four-week average of new claims rose by 3,750 to 278,750.
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Are you accustomed to using a plethora of resources to recruit the right candidates? Our research shows that the average firm spends around five hours logging in and out of systems to source candidates to fill one job. We’re excited to announce the next level in candidate sourcing: CareerBuilder Talent Discovery, a platform that has everything in one place. Stop by CareerBuilder’s booth next week at Staffing World to learn more—Booth 813 in the expo hall.