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NC’s October Unemployment Rate Decreases

Friday, November 20, 2020

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.9 of a percentage point to 6.3 percent from September’s revised rate of 7.2 percent.

New Survey Identifies the Benefits of Apprenticeship Programs and How they Differ Across Industry

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

In a previous post, we explored some of the key findings from the recently published North Carolina Registered Apprenticeship Survey Report, including the financial returns associated with businesses’ apprenticeship programs. In this post, we’ll investigate some of the mechanisms through which apprentices provide these returns to businesses and some of the differences between programs in various industry sectors.

September Unemployment Rates Increase in Most NC Counties

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

In September, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in 95 of North Carolina's 100 counties.

New Survey Shows that Apprenticeships are Impactful and Growing in North Carolina

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

A recent survey of nearly 300 apprenticeship programs across North Carolina found that investments in apprenticeships produce a strong financial return to companies. This post, the first of two, explores some of the survey's key findings, including the survey's analysis of businesses' financial return on apprenticeship investments.

What NC’s Projected Occupations Say About Future Educational Requirements

Monday, October 26, 2020

The fourth in a series of summaries of 2018-2028 North Carolina Employment Projections will focus on education requirements and projected employment. 

NC’s September Unemployment Rate Increases

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased 0.8 of a percentage point to 7.3 percent from August’s revised rate of 6.5 percent.

NC’s Projected Job Openings in 2028

Monday, October 19, 2020

The third in a series of summaries of 2018-2028 North Carolina Employment Projections will focus on job openings. 

Introducing NC’s 2028 Occupational Projections

Monday, October 12, 2020

The second in a series of summaries of 2018-2028 North Carolina Employment Projections will focus on the occupational employment projections and earnings.

Introducing NC’s 2028 Employment Projections by Industry

Monday, October 5, 2020

The first in a series of summaries of 2018-2028 North Carolina Employment Projections will focus on the overall projections on the industry employment changes. 

August Unemployment Rates Decrease in All NC Counties

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

In August, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in all of North Carolina's 100 counties.