The 2015 Nashville Economy: What’s the Scoop?

  Don’t have time to make sense of all of that great data the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides? We get it. While the BLS provides a ton of useful employment and economic information, making sense of the numbers (and getting the historic perspective you need) can be a bit cumbersome. So we’ve done […]

Reading Between the Lines: Tips for decoding those unemployment stats

  “Total nonfarm payroll.” “Civilian labor force participation rate.” “Job losers, leavers and reentrants.” Feel like you need the Rosetta Stone to decipher employment data? We get it. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) tables and releases can be difficult to interpret – especially without a clear understanding of the complex jargon they use. Today, Wood […]

How’s Business? Nashville Employment and Economic Outlook

  It’s been several months since we’ve examined the most recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on the Nashville / Davidson / Murfreesboro / Franklin Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). So, how’s business in Middle Tennessee? From an employment perspective, things are certainly looking up! Let’s take a look at the numbers: […]

Nashville Employment and Economic Outlook

How’s the economy, you ask? Great question! Every day, we’re bombarded with statistics, graphs and news updates on how Middle Tennessee is faring. With the sheer volume of data pouring in, it can be time-consuming to make sense of it all. And as managers, we often get so caught up in day-to-day activities that we […]