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Job Layoffs Continue in Most Industries But Construction Work Thrives


The federal government deemed construction as an essential industry during the Covid-19 pandemic. Construction is booming throughout the St. Louis region. According to the Bureau of Labor, the job growth in the construction industry will grow by double digits for the next decade. 

This is an archive Open Source podcast. It was recorded in 2019, but the information remains relevant. This apprentice opportunity is the gateway to a solid middle class wage job that includes full health benefits, pensions and more. 

Women Hit Hard By Coronavirus Job Losses



At the end of 2019, there were more working women than men. That changed with the April and May 2020 Jobs Reports that show that the brunt of job losses fell on women because they have a higher than normal propensity to work in the hospitality, hotel and restaurant industries. 

According to a Stateline analysis by the University of Minnesota, single mothers have been hit hardest. In April 2020, single mothers with jobs was 22% lower than a year ago. 

When women lose jobs, households really do suffer. It pushes families closer to poverty and the monies lost take years to recoup. This is why growing numbers of women are getting construction skills training. Jobs in the construction industry are booming. Listen to this podcast and learn more. This is an Open Source archive episode, but the information is still relevant. 

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Marketing automation requires an ongoing investment of time and resources to reach the “promised ROI” everyone talks about. It’s really a compounding process that’s half art and half science. The real world customer feedback and sales results give you the data you need for course correcting your strategy. This takes time and testing. The Database Diva helps you integrate your website and your customer database with your marketing messages so that everything is integrated.