Category: Workforce

U.S Census population migration patterns

Brain Drain: Why Talented Professionals are Leaving Rural America

Why Talented Professionals are Leaving Rural America Rural America has been losing its best and brightest for years. Graduates of four-year colleges are moving from small-town America to bigger cities, oftentimes to pursue better employment opportunities in their career fields.  While graduates leave for various reasons, including less than competitive wages, fewer opportunities in their […]
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Holistic Approach to Persistent Poverty

Fighting Poverty Persistent Poverty Affects 19.4M People The “Persistent Poverty in Counties and Census Tracts,” study released by U.S. Census in May 2023 showed that nearly 11% of the nation’s 3,142 counties experienced persistent poverty, defined as having poverty rates of 20% or higher for the past 30 years (1989 to 2015-2019). 19.4 million people […]
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Remote Work Impacts on Commuting, Migration, Spending and Real Estate Trends

The traditional 9-to-5 workday may have become a thing of the past. Surveys show workers expect workplace adaptations to stick, because flexible schedules and reduced commute times outweigh the challenges of isolation and longer hours. According to research, employees value flexibility and believe a hybrid model is ideal. Employees want the option to work a […]
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