EMPLOYMENT & UNEMPLOYMENT • Oct 2018 • Volume 7 / Number 17
This Beyond the Numbers article uses Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data to examine long-term employment projections, education and training requirements, and wages for selected occupations that are involved in building, maintaining, repairing, and inspecting infrastructure in the United States.Read full article » | Download PDF
The financial industry facilitates consumption, borrowing, investment, and risk management throughout the economy. Occupations that are heavily employed in the financial industry vary from managers who plan and direct the work of others, to financial specialists who analyze data and recommend investment decisions, to clerical workers who carry out day-to-day operational tasks. This Beyond the Numbers article highlights a few occupations with substantial employment in the financial industry that are affected by the economic factors mentioned above.
Which industries are filling job openings and which industries are not? Exploring the JOLTS hires-per-job-opening ratio
This Beyond the Numbers looks to answer these questions through analysis of job openings and hires data produced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Exploring the ratio of hires to job openings for private industry versus government, by industry, and by region provides some answers to these questions.
Watching TV is one of America’s most popular activities. Nearly 80 percent of the U.S. population watches TV on a given day, and it accounts for more than half of all the time Americans spend in leisure and sports. This article presents American Time Use Survey data about who watches TV and for how long they watch. It explores the richness of the data set by presenting statistics on when, where, and with whom Americans watch TV.