Month: January 2018

Recreational Marijuana In CA – What Hiring Managers Need To Know

Both legal and illegal opioids have had a huge effect on the American labor force. Now another drug is causing confusion for workers, law enforcement, and hiring managers across the country: recreational marijuana. Legal Marijuana In The U.S. Public opinion about marijuana has changed drastically in recent decades. In 1937, the Marijuana Tax Act prohibited …

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Diesel, Lumber, And The State Of Staffing – January 17, 2018

The weekly changes in the price of diesel and lumber give a quick snapshot into the state of staffing in the construction and distribution industries. Diesel Price Tracker National Average Price Per Gallon: $3.028 Tighter supplies and strong global demand have continued to push oil prices upward. Crude futures have risen by about 13% from …

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Warehouse Construction On Course To Boom In 2018

In 2017, I wrote about how the rise of e-commerce caused a rise in wages for warehouse positions. But the slow decline of brick-and-mortar retail in favor of online shopping is boosting another industry, too. Warehouse construction. Warehouse Boom Moody Analytics predicts that internet retailers are going to need even more industrial space for their …

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Diesel, Lumber, And The State Of Staffing – January 9, 2018

The weekly changes in the price of diesel and lumber give a quick snapshot into the state of staffing in the construction and distribution industries. Diesel Price Tracker National Average Price Per Gallon: $2.996 Oil rose above $68 per barrel on Tuesday, approaching levels not seen since May of 2015. The price increase was supported …

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Diesel, Lumber, And The State Of Staffing – January 3, 2018

The weekly changes in the price of diesel and lumber give a quick snapshot into the state of staffing in the construction and distribution industries. Diesel Price Tracker National Average Price Per Gallon: $2.973 Oil prices have started strong in 2018. It’s the first time since 2014 that crude prices opened at above $60 per …

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