Utah's Employment Summary: July 2018

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for July 2018 grew by an estimated 3.9 percent, adding 57,100 jobs to the economy since July 2017. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,510,700. No revision was made to June’s year-over job growth rate.

July’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased one-tenth of a percentage point from the prior month to 3.1 percent. Approximately 48,700 Utahns were unemployed during the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate decreased one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.9 percent. More...

Five Tips for Finding Your Dream Job

Searching for a “dream job” can be tough, especially when it doesn’t happen right off the bat. In fact, the average person has several careers in their lifetime, so it’s okay if that “dream job” isn’t the first one.

Finding a new job should be treated as a full-time job, so make a schedule to follow every day. That will help you find more success in your search.

The job market has moved online and jobs.utah.gov has thousands of listings from employers all over the state. Our online database gives you the opportunity to search more specifically for jobs that match your skill set. More...