STEM jobs decreased in CA but increased in TX for Jan

California experienced a decrease of 10,856 innovation job openings from December 2014 to January 2015, a decrease of 16.18%. Texas experienced an increase of 4,472 innovation job openings from December 2014 to January 2015, an increase of 11.30%. Our definition of STEM jobs: http://www.employstats.com/blog/2014/09/19/growing-national-interest-in-stem-fields-has-focused-our-research/ State Total Openings Monthly Change Yearly Change CA 56,235 -16.18% -1.70% TX 44,042 11.30% 28.05% Source: BLS [...]

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FLSA OT report for individuals working in Derrick, rotary drill, and services unit operators, oil, gas, and mining occupations

In this post, we look at the weekly overtime (OT) hours typically worked by those who work in Derrick, rotary drill, and services unit operators, oil, gas, and mining occupations. Many of the employees that work in these jobs are not exempt from FLSA overtime pay and earn 1.5 times pay for hours worked over 40 [...]

California RN’s, PA’s, and therapists see increase in job openings from Nov to Dec

The number of job openings in California for nurses, therapists, and physician assistants increased from 14,866 in November 2014 to 16,429 in December 2014. The searcher-to-job opening ratio decreased from 1.54 to 1.20 in the same span. Source: BLS Image source: http://pediatric-nurse-practitioners.blogspot.com/2012/12/top-5-cardiac-care-nursing-jobs-for-we.html

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California innovation job openings decreased from Nov to Dec

The number of job openings in California for “Innovation Type Jobs” decreased from 24,404 in November 2014 to 23,218 in December 2014. The searcher-to-job opening ratio also decreased from 0.86 to 0.79 in the same span. Innovation jobs definition: http://www.employstats.com/blog/2014/09/26/1233/ Image source: http://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2013/09/23/symposium-innovation-ecosystems-jobs-wea.html

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California STEM job openings increased from Nov to Dec

The number of job openings in California for STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) jobs increased from 66,268 in November 2014 to 67,091 in December 2014. The searcher-to-job opening ratio decreased from 1.27 to 1.12 in the same span. Our definition of STEM jobs: http://www.employstats.com/blog/2014/09/19/growing-national-interest-in-stem-fields-has-focused-our-research/ Source: BLS Image source: http://fairmountinc.com/help-wanted-1-2-million-good-paying-jobs-available/

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Texas innovation job openings decreased from Nov to Dec

The number of job openings in Texas for “Innovation Type Jobs” decreased from 12,748 in November 2014 to 12,021 in December 2014. The searcher-to-job opening ratio also decreased from 0.66 to 0.58 in the same span. Innovation jobs definition: http://www.employstats.com/blog/2014/09/26/1233/ Source: BLS Image source: http://www.americas.gecapital.com/insight-and-ideas/capital-perspectives/innovation-secrets-of-steve-jobs

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FLSA OT report for individuals working in automotive body and related repair occupations

In this post, we look at the weekly overtime (OT) hours typically worked by those who work in automotive body and related repair occupations. Many of the employees that work in these jobs are not exempt from FLSA overtime pay and earn 1.5 times pay for hours worked over 40 in a given week. The tabulations [...]

Texas STEM job openings decreased from Nov to Dec

The number of job openings in Texas for STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) jobs decreased from 39,659 in November to 39,570 in December 2014. The searcher-to-job opening ratio also decreased from 0.81 to 0.68 in the same span. Our definition of STEM jobs: http://www.employstats.com/blog/2014/09/19/growing-national-interest-in-stem-fields-has-focused-our-research/   Source: BLS Image source: http://projecttomorrowblog.blogspot.com/2013/11/i-am-scientist.html

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CPI falls faster than medical care commodities while medical services rise from Dec to Jan

The consumer price index (CPI) went down from 236.284 in December 2014 to 234.677 in January 2015, an annualized rate of 8.16%. The price index for medical care commodities went down at an annualized rate of 3.37% from December 2014 to January 2015. During the same period, the price index increased for medical care services (0.98%), hospital and related services [...]

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