Friday's unemployment report won't change the fact that hiring is the foremost topic on everyone's mind.
The numbers showed Nevada has the highest unemployment rate in the country at 12.1 percent, and North Dakota has the lowest at 3.0 percent.
As for regional areas, the West continued to have the highest jobless rate at 9.4 percent and the Midwest the lowest with 7.5 percent.
According to the below graph published by Calculated Risk, New Jersey (9.9 percent) and New York (9.1 percent) are both at the maximum unemployment rates they had during the height of the recession:
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