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

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 Read more

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Opportunities Available for Women in Franchising
November 30, 2022

It may come as a surprise to some, but entrepreneurship is experiencing growth after the pandemic as many people have decided that they want to work for themselves. A great way to become your own boss is to start a franchise. However, the rate of women who own franchises is falling behind their male […]

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Predicting Consumer Behavior to Make Retail Smarter
November 30, 2022

Retail has always been a gamble. What if it didn’t have to be a risk? Retailers are eager to understand consumer behavior and desires before committing to inventory. As expectations for environmentally conscious business practices, retailers are steering away from waste. First Insight helps businesses reach sustainability goals and accurately forecast consumer behavior. How […]

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Improving Financing and Reimbursement Options for Patients and Providers
November 30, 2022

Do you ever think about just how much surgical procedures cost? Well, for the uninsured patient, they can be upwards of a whopping 35 thousand dollars. And for those who are insured, even paying a chunk of that change is sure to make a dent in the wallet.   Since not many individuals will pay […]

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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 Read more
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 Read more
Employers Post Record Job Openings, But Where are All the Workers?
May 12, 2021
  After a meager April jobs report showed companies are struggling to entice workers and find the right talent, even with a relatively high unemployment rate of 6.1%, industries are looking Read more
Thanksgiving Sees Drop in Jobless Claims, But Layoffs Continue
December 11, 2020
There’s more behind the latest dip in jobless claims than meets the eye. Three factors contribute to the reported numbers: Thanksgiving, seasonal hiring, and inconsistent state reporting. Read more
Jobs Are Out There But Hiring Data Remains Muddy: Business Casual
August 21, 2020
  The Trump Administration and ADP (Automatic Data Processing Inc.) have varying figures on the Summer’s hiring data, but one thing is for certain: hiring slowed in July, reported the Read more
Upskilling Offers Opportunity for the Unemployed
July 21, 2020
  COVID-19 is more than a public health crisis; its impact reaches the economy and employment. Millions of Americans are now jobless and unsure of what to do next. The Read more
Taking Legal Action to Protect Essential Workers
May 14, 2020
  During this pandemic, essential workers are stuck between a rock and a hard place. Locked into a workplace that continues daily operations, forced to face the novel Read more
Unemployment and Inflation and Bear Markets, Oh My!: Diving into Data
May 1, 2020
  After a brief hiatus, host TC Riley is back this week with a new episode of Diving Into Data. The world has significantly changed since we last spoke and our show today dives into the Read more
Unemployed Workforce Turns to Amazon, Gig Economy, and Grocers for Jobs: Business Casual
March 26, 2020
  On this snippet from Business Casual, host Daniel Litwin paints a picture of the potentially massive spike in unemployment around the corner due to coronavirus. As more workers at small Read more