October 20, 2016
Connecticut Faces Third Straight Month of Job Losses, Though Its Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall
by Christine Stuart | October 20, 2016 11:41am
Connecticut shed 5,200 jobs in September after losing 300 it thought it gained in August, according to the latest estimates from the Connecticut Labor Department.
September 19, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 19, 2016 11:32am
Connecticut’s labor market fell off a cliff in July and was unable to make up all of the losses in August, according to the latest numbers released by the Connecticut Department of Labor.
August 15, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 15, 2016 1:11pm
May 25, 2016
by Cara Rosner | May 25, 2016 4:30am
April 29, 2016
by Sarah Darer Littman | April 29, 2016 7:00am
Earlier this month, the Business Council of Fairfield County Foundation presented a Connecticut Economic Competitiveness Diagnostic, prepared by McKinsey and Company, to the state’s Commission on Economic Competitiveness.
March 29, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | March 29, 2016 4:30am
Connecticut has the potential to become a national leader in offering the ultra-high speed Internet that many companies are looking for in an increasingly digitalized business world, according to a new state study.
February 5, 2016
by Sarah Darer Littman | February 5, 2016 8:00am
For Stamford resident Matt Olson, a career in IT was the pathway to the American dream. A New Mexico native, who experienced hard times as a kid when his mother became ill and drowned in medical expenses, he graduated with a computer science degree in 1997 and went to work for Sandia National Labs. There, he was paid to go into an accelerated Masters program. By 2001, on his first consulting project, he was making $150 an hour. As Olson observes, “Now that was a labor shortage.”