With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to update our Chernoff jack-o’-lanterns. Chernoff faces are designed to display multiple variables as facial expressions, but we’ve carved ours with labor data from JobsEQ. Each facial feature on the pumpkin displays data on employment or wages in the state.
Differences between proposed and actual budgets have varied by president—especially during the last drawdown in defense spending in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. In fiscal year 2020, President Trump is projected to get less than what he asked for.
Following discussions with partners, site selection consultants, and others about the state of the regional workforce, the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce needed a comprehensive labor availability analysis and report. The Chamber engaged the team of Chmura Economics & Analytics and Global Location Strategies to prepare the study.
- Chmura Economics
Amazon’s decision to back out of a New York HQ2 and instead spread hiring across other locations may be one more sign of a growing trend in site selection. A recent report, commissioned by the Greater Richmond Partnership and conducted by Wadley Donnovan Gustshaw Consulting Group, suggests many companies are moving mid-level professional jobs to lower-cost metros that are still able to provide the necessary workforce talent and an attractive quality of life.