Workforce Development News – March 29, 2021

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10 Ways Office Work Will Never Be the Same

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How Many Jobs is the U.S. Likely to Add This Year?

“There is a wide range of possible employment outcomes depending on the extent to which the GDP growth stems from the unwinding of the effects of the pandemic.”
https://www.brookings.edu/blog/up-front/2021/03/22/how-many-jobs-is-the-u-s-likely-to-add-this-year/

Women Affected Most by COVID-19 Disruptions in the Labor Market

“Women saw greater unemployment because many work in high-contact or part-time jobs. Child- and elder-care issues also may have contributed.”
https://www.stlouisfed.org/publications/regional-economist/first-quarter-2021/women-affected-most-covid-19-disruptions-labor-market

10 Ways Office Work Will Never Be the Same

“From where we work to how our work is measured, office work will be permanently different after the pandemic.”
https://www.vox.com/recode/22331447/10-ways-office-work-pandemic-future-remote-work

U.S. Consumer Sentiment during the Coronavirus Crisis

“There are six fundamental shifts to consumer behavior, some of which will have a lasting impact.”
https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/marketing-and-sales/our-insights/survey-us-consumer-sentiment-during-the-coronavirus-crisis

The Impact of Coronavirus on U.S. Job Postings

“Big rebound in health-care jobs, but hospitality lags.”
https://www.hiringlab.org/2021/03/15/job-postings-through-march-12-2021/

We Can Manage: Employment Trends for Management Occupations

“BLS projections of management occupations show steady and resilient employment demand over the next 10 years.”
https://www.bls.gov/opub/btn/volume-10/we-can-manage-employment-trends.htm

Missouri Economy Indicators: Migration Patterns

“Missouri metros often lose more residents to other metros than they receive.”
https://extension.missouri.edu/media/wysiwyg/Extensiondata/Pro/ExCEED/Docs/MissouriEconomy_Migration_v2i4_15Feb21.pdf

Incarceration’s Life-Long Impact on Earnings and Employment

“First-time incarceration for black men with a high school diploma reduces expected lifetime earnings by 33 percent and employment by 22 percent. For high school educated white men, it reduces expected lifetime earnings by 43 percent and employment by 27 percent.”
https://www.richmondfed.org/publications/research/economic_brief/2021/eb_21-07

Be More Realistic About the Time You Have

“Five strategies to help you stop overloading your workday.”
https://hbr.org/2021/03/be-more-realistic-about-the-time-you-have

10 Facts About Americans and Coronavirus Vaccines

Who intends to get a vaccine, vaccine concerns, relationship to economy, and policy preferences.
https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2021/03/23/10-facts-about-americans-and-coronavirus-vaccines/

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” – Albert Einstein

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