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Evan Brenner
Evan Brenner

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The Benefits of the Alison Career Guide

The guide allows workforce agencies to help job seekers chart their journey towards successfully qualifying for, and attaining, their career of choice.

September 2021 Job Growth Hampered by Education

U.S. employment rose by 194,000 jobs in September while the unemployment rate dropped to 4.8%.

GSI Labor Market Forecast: September 2021

In September, we predict job growth of 461,000 jobs.

Workforce Development Month: An Opportunity to Recognize the U.S. Workforce System

The workforce development system is part of critical U.S. infrastructure with roots that trace back to the 19th century.

August 2021 Job Growth Weakened by Covid-19 Delta Variant

August's results are disappointing and appear to be chiefly driven by the spread of the Covid-19 delta variant.

GSI Labor Market Forecast: August 2021

The August jobs report may be dampened by two factors, one of which is the fast-spreading delta variant.

July 2021 Job Growth Accelerates before Covid-19 Variant Takes Hold

While the results are impressive, hurdles lie ahead with the Covid-19 variant leading some states and localities to reinstate some restrictions on activity.

GSI Labor Market Forecast: July 2021

Derived from internal data on the number of job openings, job severances, and the number of applications for unemployment benefits filed on our state clients' sites, we predict job growth in July of 689,000

The ADA at 31: Reaffirming Our Commitment to Supporting High Quality, Inclusive Career Tools

One of the most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation, the Americans with Disabilities Act paves the way for accessibility and inclusion.

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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.

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.

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.