Utah's Employment Summary: December 2014

Utah ended 2014 with strong job growth: Employment for December 2014 grew by an estimated 3.9 percent, adding 50,700 jobs to the economy as compared to December 2013. Utah's current employment level registers at 1,366,700.

"Utah ended the year on a labor market high note, posting the highest year-over job growth for all of 2014," reported Carrie Mayne, chief economist for the Utah Department of Workforce Services.More...

Deseret News features success story of job seeker

Moving up the economic ladder isn't always easy, but thankfully there are resources to help. The Deseret News recently featured Debora Sena, a Workforce Services customer who is chasing her American dream. Deborah found employment using a Workforce Services program called Work Success, and continues to move forward in her job and education to provide for her family.

Workforce Services offers many programs to help people looking for a new job. To take advantage of these programs, register at jobs.utah.gov. Once registered, you can build your profile for employers to view, apply for training services, attend workshops and more.
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