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Economic Development, 
JobsEQ, 
Analysis

Can JobsEQ Get To Our Little Town Level?

Can cities and towns, especially smaller ones, get accurate labor market information? If you work for a town or city, you know the frustration. Finding labor data for a county or metropolitan area is...
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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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Workforce, 
JobsEQ, 
Case Study, 
Consulting

Chmura Helps South Central PA Works Discover Which Jobs Are Vulnerable to COVID-19

The Problem   South Central PA Works (SCPa Works) manages workforce development for an eight-county region in Pennsylvania. They fund employment and training programs to empower job seekers to obtain...
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Site Selection, 
JobsEQ, 
Case Study

How JobsEQ Gives Global Location Strategies a Competitive Advantage

  Site selectors form an essential part of the modern economy. Businesses need skilled, experienced partners to understand which locations meet the necessary requirements to fulfill their relocation...
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Economic Development, 
JobsEQ, 
Case Study, 
Consulting

Chmura Helps the Greater Richmond Partnership Bring Jobs to Richmond

  The Problem   The Greater Richmond Partnership (GRP) is the lead regional economic development organization for the City of Richmond and the counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico in...
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Covid-19, 
Forecasting, 
JobsEQ

Introducing Alternative COVID Forecast!

Are you wondering how COVID-19 will affect what jobs are in-demand in the next few years? We’ve got a solution. The Chmura team is excited to announce that we’ve added an Alternative COVID Forecast...
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Covid-19, 
JobsEQ, 
Trends

Which Jobs Can Be Done Remotely?: A JobsEQ Analysis of Remote Occupations

Knowing which occupations can be performed remotely—that is, by working from home—is valuable for understanding the future of labor force supply in the post-COVID economy. Working from home was...
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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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JobsEQ, 
Trends, 
Analysis

What Does it Take to Become a Contact Tracer?

What does it take to become a contact tracer? Contact tracing is quickly being recognized as one of the most effective ways of combatting the spread of COVID-19. Countries like Singapore[1] and South...
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