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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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Covid-19, 
Trends

Economic Update: The Economy Took a Hit Last Year But is Improving

This article was originally published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on March 8, 2021.  One Year Ago... A year ago in late February and early March, there was some concern about the coronavirus and...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

COVID-19 and Job Ads: How to Measure the Recovery?

Chmura’s RTI Recovery Model and related data, available free to the public on our website, is designed to specifically measure the state of the economic recovery at the state level. The RTI Recovery...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

COVID-19: RTI State Recovery Update

Chmura’s RTI State Recovery model data has been updated and reflects revisions in historical source data.[1] This model compares weekly online job ad volume in the COVID environment against...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

COVID-19 Job Trends: January 2021 Update

Ten months have passed since the COVID lockdowns began in the United States, and the job market is still not all the way back to pre-COVID levels. There were 200,000 fewer online job ads posted in...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

When Will We Reach Herd Immunity from COVID-19?

Model updated February 9, 2021. As the number of new COVID-19 infections fell and vaccination rates ramped up over the past two weeks, cautious optimism for a return to normalcy has begun to spread...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

Economic Update: Herd Immunity from COVID-19

This article was originally published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on February 8, 2021.  Economists typically create forecasts based on assumptions such as how much the Federal Reserve will change...
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Covid-19, 
Trends

Pre- and Post-COVID: Trends from Online Job Ads

How has the labor market shifted in the post-COVID world, that is, since the appearance of COVID?[1] Which occupations have been impacted? Which skillsets and certifications have seen increases or...
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