May 2020

Consumer Confidence Rises in May…

USA Today May 26, 2020 Amid the historic Coronavirus crisis, economies across the country have taken unprecedented hits. But for the first time in two months, consumer confidence has risen as businesses slowly reopen. However, consumer confidence still sits near six-year lows. The Conference Board’s senior director...

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Workforce Initiatives and COVID-19: Keeping the Goals in Sight

EdNC (press release) May 26, 2020 The dramatic move from tight job markets to record-high unemployment shouldn’t blur the vision of North Carolina workforce leaders when it comes to credentialing and skills development strategies. Last year was a “banner year” for workforce related initiatives, with the launch...

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