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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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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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Best College Majors for Remote Work

Does your choice of college major affect your options for working remotely after graduation? It certainly does! The latest data from employers hiring in 2022 show a clear pattern. First off, a...
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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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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. As discussed in Chmura’s recent white paper report,...
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Diversity, equity, and inclusion are a critical component of business strategies

This article was originally published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on July 10, 2022.  Diversity, equity, and inclusion has become a critical component of business strategies as companies...
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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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