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Business Formations Surged During Pandemic to 15-Year High

The COVID-19 pandemic upended the global economy and ushered in a record number of new business applications in the United States. Between 2010 and 2019, new business formations grew an average of 4%...
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Vaccine Mandates Appear to Have No Effect on Quit Rate

As the percentage of workers quitting their jobs rises to new highs, employer vaccine requirements have been suggested as a potential cause. Data suggest, however, that vaccine mandates had limited...
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What is the Supply Chain and How Does it Affect Me?

Most Americans have heard more about the supply chain in the past few months than they wanted. Stories about people not able to find PlayStation 5s or waiting more than six months for delivery of a...
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The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Women in the Workforce

Women in the workforce faced steeper job losses than men at the start of the pandemic, and those jobs are recovering more slowly than for men across the nation. Data from the Quarterly Workforce...
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The Labor Market Squeeze: 2021 Quarter 2 Job Ads

Many U.S. employers have had a hard time filling jobs in 2021 and wages have consequently made a substantial jump.[1] According to the evidence from job ads, the above-average wage increases are...
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Transitioning Military - The Status of Veteran Employment

A 2019 survey by the Pew Research Center found that 45% of veterans would say that “the military prepared them ‘not well at all’ or ‘not too well’ for the transition to civilian life.”[1] A major...
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Economic Development, 
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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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How JobsEQ has Helped Baldwin County EDA Nurture 21% Job Growth in Transportation/Warehousing Since 2015

The Problem: How Do We Diversify Baldwin County’s Economy? Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance is dedicated to growing and improving the economy in Baldwin County, the fastest-growing county...
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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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