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Job Ad Trends: Early 2022

Signs of labor market tightness persist through the beginning of 2022 according to the latest job ads data. These indicators include substantial wage increases among some occupations as well as the...
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Business Formations Surged During Pandemic to 15-Year High

The COVID-19 pandemic upended the global economy and ushered in a record number of new business applications in the United States. Between 2010 and 2019, new business formations grew an average of 4%...
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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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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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What is the Supply Chain and How Does it Affect Me?

Most Americans have heard more about the supply chain in the past few months than they wanted. Stories about people not able to find PlayStation 5s or waiting more than six months for delivery of a...
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Turkey Prices Steady Ahead of Thanksgiving

Amid upward price pressure from supply chain disruptions and other pandemic impacts, the average price for the Thanksgiving centerpiece has stayed roughly the same this year. The average price per...
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The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Women in the Workforce

Women in the workforce faced steeper job losses than men at the start of the pandemic, and those jobs are recovering more slowly than for men across the nation. Data from the Quarterly Workforce...
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