Mobile, Alabama Area Labor Analysis

Following discussions with partners, site selection consultants, and others about the state of the regional workforce, the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce needed a comprehensive labor availability analysis and report. The Chamber engaged the team of Chmura Economics & Analytics and Global Location Strategies to prepare the study.

Amazon Doesn’t Need New York HQ2 to Fill Middle Office Jobs

Amazon’s decision to back out of a New York HQ2 and instead spread hiring across other locations may be one more sign of a growing trend in site selection. A recent report, commissioned by the Greater Richmond Partnership and conducted by Wadley Donnovan Gustshaw Consulting Group, suggests many companies are moving mid-level professional jobs to lower-cost metros that are still able to provide the necessary workforce talent and an attractive quality of life.

Wanted: Anthropology Majors

Liberal arts degrees often get a bad reputation because the number of job openings requiring the specific curriculum is relatively low. It can be hard to make a connection between some programs like music, art, or anthropology and occupations that are in high demand. Anthropology, in particular, is often high on the lists of worst college majors for a career.

Carve Your Pumpkin With Labor Market Data

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to update our Chernoff jack-o’-lanterns. Chernoff faces are designed to display multiple variables as facial expressions, but we’ve carved ours with labor data from JobsEQ.