May Job Postings Up 44% From April Floor
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May Job Postings Up 44% From April Floor

May full-time job postings on were up 44% from April with over 1.2 million jobs posted on the Indeed jobs board compared to 843,000 in April. Every major occupational group experienced growth in the month of May as shown in the scatterplot below. Most notably, military and personal care occupational…

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Is Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Adequate?

Several weeks ago, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released updated Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) survey data. BLS OES is one of those foundational programs and datasets that are used for comprehensive occupational analysis. It produces employment and wage compensation estimates annually for nearly 800 occupations. These estimates are available…

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Sample Posts #4

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When is a Job Essential?
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When is a Job Essential?

Critical Infrastructure Accounts for 60% of Jobs as the Rest Open Up The stay-at-home orders under the COVID-19 pandemic separated “essential” from “non-essential”. Businesses deemed essential stayed open. Those that were not essential shut down. Sometimes those lines were very blurred with individual states and even communities making those choices…

March 2020 Job Postings Signals Seismic Labor Shifts
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March 2020 Job Postings Signals Seismic Labor Shifts

New Labor Market Analysis Application Released by Public Insight The COVID-19 reality is starting to reflect itself in the labor market. Volatility in the labor market will be the new normal for the foreseeable future. We analyzed and coded over 2 million active job postings as of past Saturday, March…

Distance Education Rebounds
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Distance Education Rebounds

Distance Education is now 12.3% of all programs and up 7.6% in 2018 Social distancing, at least for now, is the new normal and along with it comes distance education. Each year we look at what the data is telling us for distance education programs. Last year, I suggested that…