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Jobless Rate Changes Little, Reports U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, encourages individuals to focus on improving their long-term employment security by tapping accessible development tools, as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today reported the overall October jobless rate ticked up to 7.9 % from the September's 7.8% rate. The U.S. private sector added 171,000 new jobs last month, while September's jobs figure was revised from 114,000 to 148,000 and August's job figure was revised from 142,000 to 192,000.  

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