Tag Archives: Job Market

Chart of the Week: Out of the Park Home Run for DFW Job Growth

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By: Walter Bialas

I’ve been pretty adamant that tracking every shift in metro jobs numbers is a thankless task – sometimes they are up, sometimes they get re-benchmarked, sometimes seasonal fluctuations make the numbers do funny things.  The important thing to watch is the overall game and not “who scored in the 5th when you stepped away to get some nachos”…

Well, with the job numbers released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, I felt… Read More

Chart of the Week: Increase of Higher-Wage Jobs in Dallas Outpacing National Trends by a Wide Margin

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By: Walter Bialas

One common news story – and a criticism of our economic recovery – is that we are creating a preponderance of low-wage jobs.  Some have noted that it is easy to find work these days, but difficult to find a “good” job (aka. high paying), and that a large share of the jobs being created are in retail, health care (those are not doctors, in case you were wondering), and other service… Read More