Data & Analysis

Low-Skill Jobs Are Booming, But They’re at Greater Risk for Automation

The other day, The Wall Street Journal detailed how Lowe’s will start to roll out robotic shopping assistants at a California store in November. Robots doing customer service? This is another example of how technology and automation are changing the workplace and, over time, the composition of the workforce. Low-skill jobs such as fast food […]

Occupation Report: Logisticians

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With median wages of $35.07 per hour, opportunities for workers of nearly every education level, and a promising career path, logistician jobs are a compelling option for folks who enjoy fast-paced work involving lots of strategy, management, and problem-solving.

The Impact of Boeing’s Long Beach Plant Closure and How Workforce Practitioners Can Respond Using Data

In this article, we will walk through the impacts of Boeing’s plant closure in Long Beach as well as some of the ways that workforce and economic developers can use data on their local economies to respond to—or even prevent—similar closures.