Per the new report, in the Midwest, business applications increased 1.1 percent between January and February, from 69,160 to 70,148 applications.
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Jobs Return to Pre-Pandemic Numbers, but the Workforce Is Shrinking
Wisconsin now has almost as many jobs as it did before the COVID-19 pandemic three years ago, according to the latest numbers from the state labor department, but fewer people are working or available to work than even one year ago.
Report: Uptick in Hours, Value of Unpaid Family Care in WI
The economic value of uncompensated family caregiving in Wisconsin has increased by more than $2 billion, according to the latest report estimating how many hours family members are putting in without a lot of support.
The Retention Problem: Women Are Going into Tech but Are Also Being Driven Out
By 2029, there will be 3.6 million computing jobs in the U.S., but there will only be enough college graduates with computing degrees to fill 24% of these jobs.
Diversity of US Workplaces Is Growing in Terms of Race, Ethnicity and Age – Forcing More Employers To Be Flexible
Increased immigration, longer life expectancy and a decline in birth rates are transforming the U.S. workforce in two important ways.
Women Entrepreneurs Used the Pandemic to Seize the Business Gap
A study from Gusto, a human resources firm, found that 49 percent of people who started a new business in 2020 were women.
Biden tightens ‘Made in America’ loophole to boost domestic manufacturing
The Biden administration on Friday announced that it had updated the rules for implementing the provisions of the Buy American Act of 1933 “to ensure taxpayer dollars create good-paying jobs here at home, strengthen critical supply chains, and position U.S. businesses to compete in strategic industries.”