With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting that the overall February jobless rate fell to 7.7 percent, ManpowerGroup, a provider of work force solutions, recommends that workers carefully look at how to apply their core skills to growing industries and develop new skills that are applicable across various industries and different functions.

In February, the economy added 236,000 jobs within multiple industries. Among professional and business services 73,000 jobs were added while the construction industry brought in 48,000 jobs. The health care industry added 32,000, and the information and retail sector hired many workers.

This report revised January's job figure down from 157,000 to 119,000. December's jobs figure was revised up for the second time at 219,000.

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