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What’s Working: Diversity tools to get past Denver’s $45,000 “scrape-by” wage
Plus: Colorado had one of the largest declines in job openings nationwide, but even as the state’s job economy has recovered, we’re not back to normal yet
What’s Working: The top occupations hiring in Colorado, plus a job where “you’ll never not be employed”
Occupations with the most number of job openings tell economists one main thing: Those industries are constantly looking for workers.
Thousands of new openings post to Colorado’s official job board each week. Here’s where they come from.
Not all jobs end up on Connecting Colorado. But finding a job or hiring for one in Colorado will always require a multi-search strategy to suss out who’s qualified and what jobs are legit.
What’s Working: Why nearly 100,000 out-of-work Coloradans were excluded from an unemployment benefit that is now ending early
Keep reading to learn about free job training, who’s hiring in Colorado and why some unemployment cases remain are still on hold months later.
What’s Working: The situation with PUA benefits. Plus, why action is needed to get extra payments.
Getting into the nitty-gritty of Colorado’s unemployment system takes us deeper into holds on PUA payouts, extended benefits and fraud.
Audio: The end of the unemployment boost in Colorado
Tamara Chuang talks with KUNC's Colorado Edition about her story
The $600 federal unemployment benefit is ending. Here’s what that means for out-of-work Coloradans.
The state added 100,000 workers to the labor force in June, a recovery of about 37% of jobs lost between February and April. But coronavirus infections are on the rise, and new safety restrictions are being enacted.