The New York Times published charts on e-commerce but forgot to include a key part of the sector: general warehousing and storage. In this post, we delve in Michael Mandel’s research on this topic and showcase the latest QCEW data.
In Raleigh, manufacturing earnings rose 33.4% from 2012-2016, nearly three times faster than all private-sector earnings. Trenton, New Jersey; Corpus Christi, Texas; Columbia, South Carolina; and San Jose experienced the next-highest increases in manufacturing compensation among the largest 150 metros.
In his book, When the Boomers Bail, Mark Lautman diagnosed what separates Winnerville from Loserville, two hypothetical communities that take vastly different approaches to economic development and talent attraction. It’s been six years since Lautman wrote his book, but his message still largely rings true: The war for skilled labor, what he sees as a […]
Register today to get the early-bird discount for the Emsi conference! Our seventh annual conference takes place in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, September 18-20. The theme this year is “Visualizing the New Economy and Building the Future Workforce.” The keynote address and panel discussions will consider the changing trends in talent initiatives for business—and how communities and education can respond to those needs.