Please note that hiring still isn't keeping up with population growth. Job growth must average 1% per year just to keep up with population growth and we haven't dug ourselves out of the Great Recession's job deficit yet.
The bad jobs numbers don't surprise regular readers of Shadow Government Statistics. John Williams' lone voice of sobriety provides investors with an excellent baseline for interpreting news. We'd all be better off if the "official" numbers caught up with what used to be reality.