Leisure and Hospitality Hiring Outlook Improving

Leisure and Hospitality Hiring Outlook Improving

As unemployment levels nationwide drop, leisure and hospitality industry hiring sees significant improvement per the latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics figures.

New Jersey's unemployment rate in particular fell from 7.2% to 6.9% in April 2014, buoyed largely by hospitality jobs. New Jersey's leisure and hospitality industry added 3,200 new positions.

Nationwide hospitality unemployment has fallen 1.5% in 2014, from 9.5% at the beginning of the year to 8% in April.

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