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Economic Impact: College grads in May can expect higher wages

This article was originally published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on May 02, 2022.  College seniors graduating this month will be entering a stronger labor market than last year’s graduates with...
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The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on People of Color in the Workforce

People of color[1] faced steeper job losses than White workers at the start of the pandemic. Moreover, as the economy began to expand, job growth for people of color increased at a slower pace when...
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'Which Jobs Can Be Done Remotely?' ...in 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered shutdowns in early 2020 which in turn forced many employers to place employees in work-from-home situations. At that time, we published an analysis that looked at...
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It’s Easy to Track Remote Job Trends in JobsEQ

  To allow users to monitor remote jobs and provide additional insight into their local job market, Chmura has recently released remote job identification as a new feature in the JobsEQ RTI analytic....
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Workforce, 
Covid-19, 
Economic Impact, 
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Economy, 
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Vaccine Mandates Appear to Have No Effect on Quit Rate

As the percentage of workers quitting their jobs rises to new highs, employer vaccine requirements have been suggested as a potential cause. Data suggest, however, that vaccine mandates had limited...
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When it comes to work from home policies, normal is a moving target

This article was originally published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on March 14, 2022.  I’ve noticed more people in town lately. Restaurants are fuller at lunchtime, more cars are on the road, and...
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Understanding our new Resume Forensics Data

Chmura operates under the spirit of continuous improvement and that includes our data quality. We are passionate about ensuring that our JobsEQ users continue to have the best, most accurate, and...
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Is a recession looming? It depends on the Fed's action...

This article was originally published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on February 14, 2022.  Whispers of a potential upcoming recession have been quietly discussed. Few observers have mentioned the...
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Education, 
Covid-19, 
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No Compromising on Higher Education: The Latest Evidence from Job Ads

In 2021, tightness gripped the U.S. labor market. Partially due to ripple effects from the pandemic, the rate of quits reached record highs and many potential labor force participants stayed on the...
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