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Decoding the First CPI Report of 2024: Inflation, Stickiness, and Economic Implications

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The battle to reign in the economy continues in 2024. Inflation continues to be top of mind as the first Consumer Price Index (CPI) report of 2024 was released this month. According to the report, Americans experienced a 3.4% increase in the cost of living compared to the beginning of 2023. The numbers […]

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Student Readiness is Key for Navigating a Changing Job Market

With the job market constantly changing, the paradigm of career planning is being rewritten to engage individuals from a younger age. By initiating career readiness in middle school, programs aim to equip youth with an understanding of the workforce, nurturing their core academic and employability skills through practical experiences like job shadowing and internships.  […]

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How Will Networking and Interpersonal Skills Help Job Seekers Find More Opportunities?

How often have you heard the word “networking,” especially in the digital age when LinkedIn allows job seekers to network with the click of a button? Networking is the main way some people end up receiving job offers. In fact, 85 percent of positions are filled with the help of networking, yet one in […]

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Job Opportunities in Construction are Rising. What Can the Industry Do to Fill Them?

The number of job opportunities in construction are rising steadily. In what is being seen as a monthly trend, 25,000 new jobs were added in January 2023 alone. This data, released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, also showed that total employment in this industry rose by nearly 300,000 between January 2022 and January […]

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Why Hiring a Diversity Manager is Just Half the Battle in Today’s Market

With 11 million open jobs in the US today, companies are scrambling to fill positions. After investing time and financial resources, it should be seen as a success when a firm makes a hire, considering the competition there is for talent. This is especially true in the exploding market of the diversity manager, or more […]

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Hire Education: Recruiting Rooted in Transparency and Honesty

Despite recession fears, the US job market is still advantageous for candidates. According to NBC, the great resignation is still in full swing, leaving many job openings. Recruiters are the liaison between clients and candidates. They help candidates navigate their needs and negotiate prospects. Ashli Zimmerman, National Account Manager and Senior Recruiter at Catapult Solutions, […]

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Hiring in an Evolving Market

Tyler Kern interviewed Hannah Anderson and Chris Lester to discuss hiring in an evolving market and what to know for the current climate. Hannah Anderson is the Managing Director at Catapult Solutions and is joined by Chris Lester, Chief Revenue Officer at Catapult Solutions Group. There have been many readjustments over the years, and it […]

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Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
April 19, 2024

With gender equality becoming a significant global agenda, the narrative around women’s empowerment is more relevant than ever. Amid rising awareness and shifting societal norms, women are increasingly seeking avenues for self-expression and empowerment. A recent study by the Global Gender Gap Report highlights that while progress is being made, substantial efforts are still […]

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Plug into the Future: Decoding V2G for Utility Applications
April 19, 2024

Brian Rudy from Verizon IoT and Melissa Chan of Fermata Energy explore the cutting-edge potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Their discussion highlights how this innovation transforms electric vehicles into dynamic energy storage units, capable of stabilizing the grid by storing and discharging power as needed. This technology represents a significant shift […]

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Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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US Economy Adds 943,000 Jobs in July, Far Exceeding Expectations
August 11, 2021

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the encouraging data on Aug. 6. Economists had predicted an addition of 870,000 jobs in July. Data for June was also updated and showed gains with 938,000 jobs added in that month. Economists seem optimistic about the U.S. economy’s recovery. “I have yet to find a blemish in this […]

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Hiring Picks Up the Pace Despite Lingering COVID Concerns
August 9, 2021

Even with parts of the country being hit hard by a wave of the Delta variant of COVID-19, the outlook for the jobs market appears to be on an upward swing. In July, nonfarm payrolls skyrocketed, increasing by more than 940,000 as the unemployment rate dipped to just under 5.5%, according to a recent report […]

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Hiring and Recruiting in the Robotics Industry
December 18, 2019

The B2B job market faces a unique set of challenges and opportunities when it comes to hiring and recruiting. Technology continues to evolve and online career services now account for about 50 percent of hires worldwide. This can present a problem when filling many skilled labor positions that are either posted on the wrong […]

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Bauer Built Job Opportunity: Where Co-Workers are Family and Friends
September 6, 2019

In a competitive marketplace, it’s hard for companies to maintain an edge over rivals, but one way to stand out is through exceptional people. On today’s podcast, Heather DeNamur, Talent Manager at Bauer Built Tire & Service, talks to us about the hardworking but friendly Midwestern people behind one of America’s largest commercial tire […]

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