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While strong job growth in March indicated the job market was about to take off, the last two months have had disappointing outcomes.

GSI Labor Market Forecast: May 2021

Job growth in April signaled the U.S. went through a hiccup in the recovery which should eventually return to the job increases of summer 2020.

Capitalize on Available Features as a Means to Improve Efficient Communications With Clients

Learn about available features within VOS Sapphire that will help agency staff members communicate more effectively with job-seeking clients.

Alison.com's Free Workplace Personality Assessments Identify Job-Related Strengths and Weaknesses

Recently launched, Alison.com's Workplace Personality Assessment helps job seekers identify work-related strengths and weaknesses.

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GSI Labor Market Forecast: April 2021

Our April Employment Forecast projects accelerated job growth in the coming months as vaccines are distributed to a greater percentage of the population.

Part 3: Second Chance Month: An Interview With Lifeline Inmate Services' CEO and Founder, Robert Forte

In part 3, Robert Forte speaks about his role as CEO and Founder of Lifeline Inmate Services

Earth Day 51: Green Jobs Rising as a Hot, New Employment Sector

In the United States, more than 26 million Americans are involved in jobs with at least one green task.

Alison Learning Paths: The First Step on any Career Pathway

Alison's Learning Paths offer in-depth education and expansive training, allowing job seekers to embark down an entirely new career path -- starting from scratch if necessary.

Part 2: Second Chance Month: An Interview With Lifeline Inmate Services' CEO and Founder, Robert Forte

In part 2, Robert Forte speaks about recidivism, post-release obstacles, and his advice for those returning to society

Second Chance Month Promotes the Safe and Successful Return of Offenders to the Workforce

For National Second Chance Month, we interviewed Lifeline Inmate Services' CEO and Founder, Robert Forte, to talk about his upbringing, time in prison, and reentry contributions post release.

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March labor market report shows that we have entered a new phase in the recovery that returns to the job increases of summer 2020.

GSI Labor Market Forecast: March 2021

In advance of the Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly jobs report, we're forecasting the monthly change in employment and unemployment rate.

Encouraging Signs for Leisure and Hospitality Sector in February Jobs Report

Job market gains came from a strong performance in the Leisure & Hospitality sector in February that totaled 355,000 new jobs, an encouraging sign for the most beleaguered sector since the onset of the pandemic.

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GSI derives its employment forecast from internal data on job openings, job severances, and the number of applications for unemployment benefits filed on GSI state client sites

A Return To Modest Growth Marks The January 2021 Jobs Report

The results mark 11 months since the Covid-19 economic lockdown and signals that the labor market recovery is continuing to move sideways after healthy growth from May through October 2020. Strong growth should reassert itself as more Covid-19 vaccinations are administered later in 2021.

Forecasting the January 2021 Labor Market Report

Geographic Solutions, Inc. (GSI), has produced forecasts of the two most closely watched macroeconomic data series from the report: the monthly change in employment and the monthly unemployment rate.

Observing MLK Day: Five Inspirational Quotes from MLK on Labor, Workforce, and Economic Development

Dr. King worked tirelessly for freedom, justice, and equality for all people. His efforts were instrumental in the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The act paved the way to the formation of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Leisure & Hospitality Industries Continue to Struggle, but Vaccines Offer Hope for 2021

Economist Phillip Sprehe shares his commentary on December's jobs report, which caps a year that experienced the worst job loss on record. The Covid-19 vaccine offers hope for an economic jump start in 2021.

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Monthly Job Gains Fall By More Than Half In November's Current Employment Statistics Report

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its monthly Current Employment Statistics (CES) report and Current Population Survey (CPS) for November 2020 on Friday, December 4th. The results mark nine months since the Covid-19 economic lockdown and seven months since the labor market recovery began.

October Jobs Report Shows Goods Producing Industries Picking up Steam

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its monthly Current Employment Statistics (CES) report and Current Population Survey (CPS) for October 2020 on Friday, November 6th.

Apprenticeship Programs: Creating Wage-Earning Opportunities and Sustainable Careers

Read about the National Apprenticeship Week from the USDOL, Geographic Solutions' apprenticeship program, and the Apprenticeship Module available for case management.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month Highlights the Importance of Accessibility and Inclusion in the COVID Age

National Disability Employment Awareness Month brings focus to the proliferation of accessible practices due to the global pandemic.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Unemployment and PUA Claims