Tag Archives: Employment

Labor Market Outcomes for College Graduates

A recurring question that I am asked almost weekly is, “What is the best major for my daughter, son, granddaughter or grandson?” This is not always easy to answer, since not all people have skill sets and an underlying education allowing then to be proficient in all majors. As we are all aware, not all …Read more

May 2016 Employment — A Statistical Perspective

May 2016 Job Growth – a Paltry 38,000 (Preliminary) Net New Jobs Unemployment Rate Falls from 5.0 Percent in April 2016 to 4.7 Percent in May 2016 So what happened to the May 2016 employment data, which added just 38,000 net new jobs versus a consensus estimate of 160,000 or more? The decline was one …Read more