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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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Data, 
JobsEQ

2018 Hybrid SOC Codes in JobsEQ

A substantial occupation code update has been implemented by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and is being incorporated into JobsEQ. The following is a detailing of the changes along with notable...
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Data, 
JobsEQ

Introducing Resume Forensics!

Chmura is excited to reveal Resume Forensics, the latest addition to JobsEQ’s family of analytics! Powered by millions of unique online resumes, this new tool gives JobsEQ a whole new range of...
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Data, 
JobsEQ

Introducing Job Postings Time Series (RTI)

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, local labor markets across the United States have been shocked. Employer demand – measured by online job posting activity – has declined dramatically in...
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Covid-19, 
Data, 
Analysis

How Vulnerable is My Region's Economy to COVID-19?

The coronavirus outbreak is disrupting the U.S. economy and some regions will certainly be impacted more than others. The variation in impact will not only be due to a region's exposure to the virus...
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Economic Impact, 
Data

Economic Impact: Wage Growth in the Richmond Region

This article was published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on March 8, 2020. Annual average wage growth in the Richmond metro area and the state has lagged that of the nation from 2010, the year after...
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Economic Impact, 
Data, 
Analysis

Economic Impact: Political polls, like economic forecasts, can vary greatly depending on assumptions

This article was published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on February 10, 2020.   Predicting economic growth and the outcome of elections have something in common: Both rely on assumptions. We...
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