Employment in advertising, public relations and related services rose by 3,500 jobs in February, a positive sign for agencies following a sharp drop in January. Ad Age notes that agencies cut 4,800 jobs in January. That reduced staffing to 186,000, the lowest point since 2014. The February job gains came as U.S. employers last month added a stronger-than-expected 379,000 jobs, according to the monthly employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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