Although U.S. businesses added fewer jobs than expected in August, one expert says the fall jobs outlook for the Albany area is promising.
Reflecting the August lull in the national market, Capital Region weekly job postings were 1821 compared to 2480 the week before. NextAct of Colonie's Dan Moran believes the market is about to get more competitive
"This is the time of the year when the leaves fall, the footballs fly, and people get back into the groove of looking for a job." Moran says it came as no surprise the regional job market softened during holiday the week. "...not uncommon. We see this all the time, but if history proves itself right, we'll see a significantly increased job market over the next few weeks."
Moran expects an uptick that will continue through the 4th quarter.