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Preliminary Wages

JobsEQ now includes preliminary estimates for occupation wages in order to provide a more timely compensation data set. These data build upon the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s (BLS) OEWS[1] data set...
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Workforce, 
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Economy, 
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Staffing

2022 Job Ad Trends

What trended in the workforce in 2022 and what does that hold for 2023? This article explores that question using the RTI[1] jobs ad dataset from JobsEQ.   The Overall Market     New online job ad...
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Economic Development, 
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Education, 
JobsEQ

Highlights from the JobsEQ summIT '22: All You Need is Data

As we wrap up 2022, we wanted to take a look back at one of the highlights of our year. In October, JobsEQ users from across the U.S. gathered in Cleveland to network, hear from a great group of...
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Data, 
Economy, 
JobsEQ, 
Trends, 
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Consulting

Talking Turkey: How Inflation Affects your Holiday

Much like many other goods, the price of turkey has gone up this year. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the changing cost of goods and services over time to track inflation, and we can use...
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Workforce, 
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Consulting, 
Staffing

Accuracy Matters: Benchmarking Diversity

A company grading themself on staffing diversity needs to pick the proper benchmark. There are a variety of available labor market data related to diversity and choosing the wrong data could easily...
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Workforce, 
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Economy, 
JobsEQ, 
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Staffing

Labor Day Indicators Point to "Employees" Market

This article was originally published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on September 5, 2022.  As we celebrate our third Labor Day in what is hopefully a waning pandemic, the labor market remains tight....
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Data, 
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Economy, 
JobsEQ, 
Trends, 
Analysis, 
Plus, 
Pro

The Probability of a Recession in Late 2022 is Over 50%

Gross domestic product (GDP) recently contracted in the 1st quarter of 2022, with the economy declining at a 1.6% annual rate after increasing 6.9% in the 4th quarter of 2021. Both trade and...
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Has Labor Force Participation Recovered from the 2020 Recession?

The labor force participation rate has not returned to its pre-pandemic level despite quick recovery in other parts of the economy. The most recent data from June 2022 puts the participation rate at...
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Workforce, 
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Economy, 
JobsEQ, 
Trends, 
Analysis, 
Consulting, 
Staffing, 
Plus, 
Pro

A look at Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Policies in Corporate America

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) practices are becoming increasingly important in organizations and companies across the United States. Corporate America has been turning its attention to...
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