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.
Pursuit of a 4-year college degree has been the default expectation for many high school graduates for decades. Rather than applying for jobs to enter the workforce, high school seniors seeking a career that could give them a more prosperous future would instead be mailing in college applications. Of course, the push for more students to attend college is not without justification. In general, lifetime earnings tend to increase in conjunction with the level of higher education degree attainment.
The team behind JobsEQ is always listening to our client’s needs as evidenced with the latest release to the platform. We are happy to announce the inclusion of several new features that were developed after productive consultative sessions with our clients. We’ve released two new analytics, added a stylish report, and enhanced the outputs of several of our workhorse analytics.
Economic Impact: Consumer confidence is running high - no apparent bubbles to precipitate a recession anytime soon
Consumer confidence was higher in August than it has been since October 2000. The Conference Board’s index, which is published monthly, reflects consumers’ perception of business health, employment and income for the current month as well as six months into the future.
- Richmond Times Dispatch Articles
Over the last few decades, the number of statistics programs in undergraduate higher education has continued to increase —shifting away from the earlier mindset that statistics courses are merely necessities for graduate studies pursuing other fields. Additionally, since its inception in the late 1990s, enrollment in AP (advanced placement) Statistics courses has been increasing more rapidly than for any other subject.