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Covid-19, 
Economy, 
JobsEQ, 
Analysis

COVID-19 Job Trends: March 2021 Update

In a sign that the economy is on the mend, counts of new online job ads in March 2021 rose to levels not seen since January 2020. Significant variation remains, however, in the recovery for some...
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Economic Development, 
JobsEQ, 
Case Study

How JobsEQ Helped Northwest Arkansas Bring 20,000 Visitors to Their Career Website

Before JobsEQ: Struggling to Match Job Seekers with Real-Time Jobs   For over 30 years, the Northwest Arkansas Council has helped shape the development of Northwest Arkansas, a three-county region...
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Data, 
Economy, 
JobsEQ, 
Trends

What is Happening to Women in the Labor Force?

When Women Enter the Workforce, the Economy Grows  The increasing participation rate of women in the labor force in the 20th century greatly contributed to national economic growth, as well as...
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Data, 
Economy, 
JobsEQ, 
Trends, 
Staffing

Job Ads Data Linked with Stock Market Growth

Tracking a company’s hiring trend is a valuable investment strategy. These trends can be watched with Chmura’s Real-Time Intelligence (RTI) analytic which houses job ads data on individual companies,...
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Economic Development, 
JobsEQ, 
Case Study

How Zanesville Muskingum County Used JobsEQ to Win a $3.1 Million State Grant

The Problem Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority (ZMCPA) is responsible for the economic development of Zanesville-Muskingum County, Ohio, a top Micropolitan Community less than an hour from...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

Economic Update: The Economy Took a Hit Last Year But is Improving

This article was originally published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on March 8, 2021.  One Year Ago... A year ago in late February and early March, there was some concern about the coronavirus and...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

COVID-19 and Job Ads: How to Measure the Recovery?

Chmura’s RTI Recovery Model and related data, available free to the public on our website, is designed to specifically measure the state of the economic recovery at the state level. The RTI Recovery...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

COVID-19: RTI State Recovery Update

Chmura’s RTI State Recovery model data has been updated and reflects revisions in historical source data.[1] This model compares weekly online job ad volume in the COVID environment against...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

COVID-19 Job Trends: January 2021 Update

Ten months have passed since the COVID lockdowns began in the United States, and the job market is still not all the way back to pre-COVID levels. There were 200,000 fewer online job ads posted in...
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