Insights and Perspective


Insights and Perspective


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Global Accessibility Awareness Day brings digital accessibility and inclusion to the forefront for developers across the digital landscape.


Leisure & Hospitality employment continues to grow but remains the only sector still below its pre-pandemic employment level. The labor market has been running hot for several months; but it is uncertain when increasing wage gains are going to have a dampening effect on employment.

GSI Labor Market Forecast: April 2022

Geographic Solutions’ data is pointing to another strong month of job growth in April.

On the Front Line of Reentry: Raynisha Perry at CareerSource Palm Beach County

Raynisha Perry of CareerSource Palm Beach County speaks about the fulfilling work of helping people change their lives.

Celebrate Earth Day by Investing In Our Planet

Geographic Solutions celebrates Earth Day and applauds the effort to invest in our planet.


We profile Stacey Books, Sr. Director of Growth & Development at Persevere, a national non-profit organization dedicated to empowering justice-involved individuals to succeed through education, mentoring, and ongoing support.


Hear from Melody Norris, Reentry Coordinator at the WY DWS, as she talks about the important work of giving people a second chance.

On the Front Lines of Reentry: Ben Conarroe at PRO Mentors

Ben Conarroe shares his insight and the meaningful impact he has made on countless lives.

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Employers, individuals, and communities at large benefit from second-chance hiring practices.

Job Creation Maintains Healthy Expansion in March

March employment continued its record streak of growing by more than 400,000 jobs per month since May 2021. At this pace jobs should return to their February 2020 total in four months.


Geographic Solutions' resident economist offers his forecast for the upcoming March 2022 labor market report.


In honor of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we celebrate the lifelong work of Frances Perkins, the first female cabinet member in U.S. history.

Job Creation Jumps as Omicron Fears Subside in February

Employment in the U.S. rose by 678,000 jobs, led by growth in the Leisure and Hospitality sector.


Geographic Solutions' resident economist offers his forecast for the upcoming February 2022 labor market report.

Black History Month: Celebrating Leaders in Computer Science

Every year since 1976, February has been designated as Black History Month. Here are three notable pioneers in computer science history.


The January employment figures along with the revisions in December and November portray a labor market that is healthier than thought on first examination.

Geographic Solutions serves as example of extraordinary need to rapidly upscale infrastructure due to massive unemployment from COVID-19.

Cisco's blog speaks to the inevitability of most companies needing to rapidly upscale their infrastructure and provides concrete steps as well as an example of how to do so.


Geographic Solutions' resident economist offers his forecast for the upcoming January 2022 labor market report.

Geographic Solutions' Economist Phillip Sprehe Forecasts Job Growth for Southern Georgia

Employment in the region is only a few hundred jobs away from reaching its pre-pandemic high of 79,000 jobs in February 2020.

Business and Household Surveys Continue to Diverge in December

Different performances between surveys as of late may be revealing how the U.S. labor force is shifting during the pandemic recovery.

GSI Labor Market Forecast: December 2021

While the Covid-19 Omicron variant appears to produce milder symptoms, its high rate of transmissibility will have a dampening effect on job creation.

November 2021 Labor Market Report Shows Divergence in Business and Household Surveys

November's labor market report reveals that U.S. employment rose by 210,000 jobs, which marks a slowdown from the 546,000 created in October.

GSI Labor Market Forecast: November 2021

The better-than-expected jobs report in October as well as large upward revisions in August and September are signs of optimism heading into the report release for November

American Apprenticeship: From the Founding Fathers to the Future of Our Country

Apprenticeship programs have a long history in the United States of America and have contribute greatly to its foundation and growth. Current and future apprenticeships will continue to play an important role in our country's health. Guest Blog: How Apprenticeships Increase Employability's USA Workforce Specialist, Michael O'Reilly, writes about the surprising growth of apprenticeships since 2011 in this guest blog post.