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Accuracy Matters

Accuracy Matters One of the things we at Chmura take pride in is hearing our clients praise the accuracy of our data, a difference they notice relative to other economic data sets they’ve seen. We’re...
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Covid-19, 
Data, 
Trends, 
Pro

COVID-19 Job Trends: June 2021 Update

New job ads surged in the second quarter of 2021, well exceeding the peak ad volume prior to the COVID downturn. Most occupation groups recovered to prior levels of activity, though with a few...
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Covid-19, 
Data, 
Trends, 
Pro

Fourth of July Plans Returning with a Bang? Not Yet for Community Celebrations

Americans’ plans to celebrate July Fourth include increased spending on food items and more cookouts, but a muted return to fireworks and community celebrations. The National Retail Federation...
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Economic Development, 
Workforce, 
Data, 
Trends

New Green Occupations for JobsEQ

As the urgency to combat climate change increased globally, there has been an effort to change how businesses produce goods and services. This has promoted what is called the “Green Economy.” The...
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Covid-19, 
Data, 
Trends

2020 Census Estimates and Population Movement During Onset of Pandemic

Some reports have suggested urban neighborhood population losses due to the pandemic as well as some state-to-state displacements. The newly released Census data from “2019 to 2020” (which captures...
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Workforce, 
Data, 
JobsEQ

Blue-Chip Skills

  Big. Steady Growth. High Return. What are some of the most widespread, can’t-miss skills that will help a jobseeker land a high-wage job? To answer that question, we took a look at the last three...
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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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Data, 
JobsEQ

5 Things JobsEQ Has That Government Sources Don’t Have

Don’t get us wrong. We love government data, with shout-outs to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the U.S. Census Bureau, and the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Those sources produce...
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