New York state continues to have robust job growth, with many industries pulling the state to the vanguard of economies in the U.S. New York has witnessed 20 consecutive months of job growth in the private sector, according to the Times Union.
Albany, Rensseler, Schenectady, Saratoga and Schoharie added jobs from July 2013 to July 2014, according to the source. During July of 2013, the five counties had 348,300 private sector jobs, which rose to 353,500 in July of 2014.
"New York State now marks 20 straight months of private sector job growth, the longest streak since at least 1990, as far as records go back," said Bohdan Wynnyk, deputy director of the Division of Research and Statistics, according to the Times Union. "In addition, our state's jobless rate remained at its lowest level in more than five and a half years."
New York City also has shown positive economic trends recently - the city's economy grew 3 percent between April and June of 2014, according to Crain's New York Business.
Manufacturing recruiters can make a splash in New York state's growing economy.