December 22 is the deadline for those seeking to comment on the draft report and recommendations of the Commission on Higher Education & Employability, established earlier this year by the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE). The Commission, which includes nine representatives of institutions and organizations in Connecticut, released its preliminary findings at […]
Employers in Connecticut expect to hire at a modest pace during the fourth quarter of this year, which began on October 1, according to the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey.
From October to December, 18 percent of Connecticut companies interviewed plan to hire more employees, while 7 percent expect to reduce their payrolls. Another 73 percent […]
Employers nationwide are slightly more optimistic about hiring in the first quarter of 2017 than employers in Connecticut, according to the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey, although both expect to hire at a favorable pace during the first quarter of 2017.
From January to March, 17 percent of Connecticut companies interviewed plan to hire more employees, […]
Connecticut lost 85,358 jobs during the recession, which technically ended nearly seven years ago. The state has continued to hemorrhage manufacturing jobs, however, and industries dependable before the crash—particularly those in finance and health care—grew more slowly or not at all.
According to a new report by Connecticut Voices for Children, 97.7 percent of Connecticut’s […]
Connecticut’s job growth during the first four months of the year ranked fifteenth among the states, according to data compiled by Governing magazine. Connecticut average employment between January 1 and April 30, 2015 increased by eight-tenths of one percent from the previous four-month period. Average employment was 1,685,375, an increase of 13,500 from the four […]
The percentage of Connecticut workers who live outside the Constitution State is among the highest in the country, ranking 13th overall, at 6.4 percent. Data from the American Community Survey of the U.S. Census Bureau indicates that Delaware has the largest percentage of workers who reside outside the state, at 14.8 percent. (The District […]
If you’re interested in working in the community and social service fields, Connecticut is the place to be, according to the latest federal data. Nationally, community and social service occupations had an annual mean wage of $43,830, which was just below the U.S. all-occupations mean wage of $45,230, according to Continue Reading →