The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its employment projections for 2016, forecasting the change of employment by occupation ten years into the future. Included in this analysis is the attribution of each occupation to a specific category of “typical education for entry.” Grouping the employment numbers and estimates by these categories, we are able to see how employment is likely to change across various levels of educational attainment.
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), used to classify businesses for statistical economic data, is typically updated every five years to reflect the changing economy. There were relatively few changes for the set of new codes just released for use with 2017 data. However, there certainly were some interesting as well as notable changes.
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While consumers may look forward to lower prices on Thanksgiving turkeys this year, signs are also good for retailers more concerned with the day after Thanksgiving.
Good news for Thanksgiving procrastinators—turkey prices peak in October before dropping in November, and prices are generally lower this year.
Every once in a while, I hear someone say tens of thousands of jobs are open in the Richmond region and candidates can’t be found for those positions.
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