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Greater Bay Area Jobs Watch Report
Contra Costa Time Saturday November 11, 2014
IN JOBS RAPID, BROAD, BY George Avalos
see no let-up as region adds 7,200 positions in October 2014
| The Bay
Area's three-year employment boom continued in October, according to state
labor reports Friday, and experts predict the hiring bonanza could persist
for another 12 to 24 months.
surge continues", said Stephen Levy director of the Palo Alto-based
Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy. "We have at
least two years, and maybe more, of these strong job gains."
The nine-county region's economy has been adding jobs at a brisk pace and
it's now extending beyond tech hiring. Increasingly, industries such as
construction, hotels and restaurants, retail and health care have been
creating plenty of employment as well. As a result, experts say they see
no signs that the Bay Area job market will falter.
added October 2014 by County
San Francisco = 4200; South Bay = 2,000; East Bay =
1,400; Napa County = 100; Solano County = 100; Sonoma - 600.
The Bay Area gained 7,200 jobs in October, powered by
hiring through out the region according to the state's Employment
Bay Area Job Growth expected to remain strong for next 12 -24 months
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