Today’s job market is shifting at unprecedented speeds as new technologies, globalization and economic shifts continue to drive change. Highly-experienced professionals, like those for whom Croixstone serves, will benefit from these changes. Learn more in this January 7, 2020 article from Forbes entitled “2020 Job Search and Career Predictions for Baby Boomers.”
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The $86 trillion world economy – in one chart.
The Institute For Supply Management‘s Manufacturing “Report On Business” is often cited as a key barometer of the economy. The organization released its latest report on September 3, 2019 with statistics showing that manufacturing activity has shifted into reverse last month for the first time in three years.
25% of the manufacturing workforce is over 55 years old. At the same time, the manufacturing industry is struggling to attract enough younger workers with the right skills and qualifications. Facing a workforce crisis—with open jobs in manufacturing recently reaching an all-time high—manufacturers are finding that retaining older workers is not only a necessity but an asset. Learn more here.
So what can the labor flow of 500 million people on LinkedIn tell us about the structure of the global economy? Quite a bit according to a first of a kind study conducted by researchers at Indiana University and LinkedIn. One example: there are strong ties in the flow of labor between the credit card and airline industries. Learn more here.
Recently, Fortune magazine profiled Charlotte and the city’s impressive economic renaissance and exploding startup scene (the Queen City can now boast that it has birthed three “unicorns” including Tresata, Red Ventures and AvidXchange). Learn how Charlotte became the south’s capital of capital.
At the beginning of August 2019, Business North Carolina magazine published its annual list of the 50 largest public companies in North Carolina. New to the list: Honeywell International (#2), Dentsply Sirona (#11), Advance Auto Parts (#13), Kontoor Brands (#33), BMC Stock Holdings (#36), Precision Biosciences (#44), Barings BDC (#46) and Biodelivery Services International (#49).