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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Economic research tells us that most people who land new jobs were not actively seeking work. This article explores data particular to North Carolina to illustrate this fact and its implications for workforce and economic development. read more ...

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March increases slightly to 5.4 percent from February's revised rate. read more ...

Monday, April 20, 2015

Just in time for your Monday morning coffee break, here is a brief review of last week’s local and regional news from the Tar Heel State. A big turnout expected at the High Point Market. . .Population growth in North Carolina’s metropolitan regions. . .MetLife’s expansion is an economic development success story. . .Auto sales are picking up in the state. . .Why microbreweries have such a hard time in Southern states (but not in North Carolina!) read more ...

Friday, April 17, 2015

With a revision to the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system looming in the not-too-distant future, new and somewhat unusual occupations will be vying for inclusion with traditional jobs. read more ...

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that North Carolina had a lower incidence rate of workplace injuries and illnesses than the national rate in 2013. read more ...

Monday, April 13, 2015

Here is a brief review of last week’s local and regional news from the Tar Heel State. read more ...

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