Tagged: U.s. Bureau Of Labor Statistics

UA Little Rock Building Cybersecurity Pipeline

UA Little Rock Building Cybersecurity Pipeline

Technology & Telecom

Thanks to a $750,000 grant awarded earlier this month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will be one of the first institutions in the country to offer graduate certificates in cybersecurity education to high school teachers. read more >

Inflation Leads to Increasing Menu Prices

Inflation Leads to Increasing Menu Prices

Restaurants & Food

Arkansas restaurateurs, already contending with a resurgent pandemic, are also wrestling with the challenge of inflation, which is putting pressure on thin profit margins and has caused some to raise menu prices. read more >

Many Businesses Continue Compensation During Pandemic

Many Businesses Continue Compensation During Pandemic

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Since Jan. 1, 2020, about half of U.S. businesses continued to pay at least some of their workers told not to work because of the coronavirus pandemic, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last month. read more >

Remote Work: Luxury or Necessity? (Tab Townsell Commentary)

Remote Work: Luxury or Necessity? (Tab Townsell Commentary)

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Today, remote work is no longer considered an added job perk. It’s widely recognized as a workplace necessity — both by employees and employers — and not simply because of social distancing measures put in place during the coronavirus pandemic. read more >

Job Losses, Pandemic Hit Hardest in Leisure, Hospitality

Job Losses, Pandemic Hit Hardest in Leisure, Hospitality

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The coronavirus pandemic has devastated the U.S. labor market. The unemployment rate in the United States soared to 14.7% in April, the highest since shortly after World War II. read more >

Fed Projects Decade's Fastest-Growing Occupations

Fed Projects Decade's Fastest-Growing Occupations

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Employment in the United States is forecast to grow by 8.4 million jobs to 169.4 million jobs during the decade of 2018-28, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Or it was; the report was released months before the coronavirus pandemic caused widespread job losses. read more >