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Friday, August 17, 2018

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 of a percentage point to 4.1 percent from June’s revised rate of 4.2 percent. read more ...

Monday, August 13, 2018

One important factor to consider when pursuing a career is how much competition you will face from existing jobseekers. This article demonstrates how LEAD’s North Carolina Labor Supply/Demand data can be used to inform career decisions. read more ...

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Do ex-offenders find gainful employment after they are released from state prison in North Carolina? And how does this compare to their status prior to incarceration? This article uses data from the North Carolina Common Follow-up System (CFS) to describe the workforce experience of offenders before and after incarceration. read more ...

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

North Carolina has a tight labor market, which is creating opportunities for jobseekers but challenging employers who are looking to hire. This article uses LEAD’s North Carolina Labor Supply/Demand data to show how the labor market has tightened across our state’s various regions and occupational groups. read more ...



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