Math Majors Solve Employers Problems

With students packing up to go back to college this month with declared or undeclared majors, it’s a good time to consider the fields that graduating students are going into and whether they match up with the skills businesses need. Do the math.

Computer Science Jobs on the Rise

Many recent high school graduates are likely considering a postsecondary education in computer science because those jobs are growing quickly today. But what will demand be when those graduates enter the job market?

Economic Impact: Student loan debt is rising

Household debt surpassed its 2008 recession peak in the first quarter of 2017, according to a recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. As of March 31, household debt stood at $12.73 trillion, a $149 billion, or 1.2 percent, increase above the previous quarter. Mortgage balances, which make up the largest amount of debt, rose 1.7 percent to $8.63 trillion.

Regional Occupation Employment

A good estimate of occupation employment at the local geographic level is a critical piece of labor data. How is such an estimate made in JobsEQ, and what are the advantages of using these data in comparison to retrieving an occupation estimate straight from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)?