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How America's job creation story got so boring

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Each month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the previous month’s job numbers. Each Jobs Day, the economic followers get very, very excited — as well we should. Employment is the beating heart of an economy. It’s the point of growth. But in the last few years, something happened to this growth story that’s difficult to express, as a journalist, because we’re really not supposed to use the word I’m about to use.

Job growth became boring