Tag Archives: Job Growth

Best State Capitals to Live In — 2019

State capitals are no-doubt the bastions of political power in each state – at least when the legislatures are in session.  Many of the state capitals are also home to universities and colleges and major businesses and industries.  Others (17 by count) are the largest cites in each state.  But just like all cities, each …Read more

State Job Growth Rates and Metrics — February 2019

This continues the theme that Axioms are truths, and my primary Axiom is that Jobs Are everything to the economy.  Period. Variability in job growth exists across all states at any point in time and also within the same state over a time period.    As usual, I invoke the TINSTAANREM axiom — There Is …Read more

Top-Paying Jobs in the U.S. 2019

As mentioned in prior blogs, perhaps the most frequent question I receive is, “What should my __________  (daughter, son, granddaughter, grandson –fill in the blank) study in college to be successful?”  Success is not necessarily a function of what a person studies.  While some people forgo compensation and pursue their personal desires, others are more …Read more

State Job Growth — January 2019

Axioms are truths, and my primary Axiom is that Jobs Are everything to the economy.  Period.   That is also my speech topic for 2019. Dramatic swings in employment data are not uncommon – just look at the comparison of 304,000 net new jobs created nationwide in January 2019 compared to  the miniscule 20,000 net new …Read more

Best Jobs in America 2019

As the new year progresses, the questions from parents and grandparents continue: “What should my child-grandchild-God child-niece-nephew-cousin et al major in at college to obtain a good job?   This question arises multiple times weekly. Fortunately, U.S. News and World creates an annual compilation of the jobs that are projected to have the greatest number of …Read more