The state’s population is still growing, but slower. Plus: Job openings decline, Kaiser health workers announce strike, and more.
The Labor Day weekend edition shares reader sentiment on what job seekers want in a job, salary and more. Plus: Remember when there were six workers for every job opening?
Where do those numbers come from? We found some, but here’s what else you need to know about job data.
QUICK LINKS: What else the labor data says | The 190,000 job openings | State unemployment rates | The poll: Working or not? | $1 million cybersecurity grant Colorado seems to be in a bit of a standstill when it comes to jobs. Job growth in July was flat. The higher unemployment rate, an increase […]
Unemployment rate drops to 3.5% but state sees decline in workforce. Plus: Are there still good jobs out there? Readers and employers respond.
The state’s population grew just 0.5% last year, the slowest since 2011. Plus: Twitter job cuts, interest rates and more.
Colorado employers may be facing some of the highest inflation in decades, not to mention talk of recession (no, one hasn’t been officially announced). But one thing that may be finally easing up is attracting enough workers. It’s still bad, just not as bad as it was a year ago, said Curtis Englehart, executive director […]
A day after the head of America’s banking system said the nation isn’t in a recession, the U.S. Commerce Department said the nation’s economy shrank. Again. For the second quarter in a row. Conventional wisdom often calls this a recession — or “a significant decline in economic activity that is spread across the economy and […]
Since before the pandemic, a group of Denver business leaders have been working on a plan to get more of their employees above a $45,000 annual wage. There was a good reason for that: A livable wage and promotion potential could help retain workers in a tight labor market. It was also an effort to […]
No surprise here. Global unrest with the Russian invasion of Ukraine plus ongoing and rising inflation have Colorado business leaders less optimistic about the economy this year than last, according to a new survey. But has that changed how they’re going about their business? According to a new analysis by Leeds Business Confidence Index, 55% […]