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Compensation Negotiation: Part 2

Compensation Negotiation:  Part 2
In part one of our “Compensation Negotiation” series, we talked about using the numbers from Labor Market Information and the Bureau of Labor Statistics to back up your claim for requesting a raise or negotiating your starting salary, but we didn’t go over effective methods to reach a conclusion to those negotiations. In this article, we will give tips for negotiating a salary and why salary negotiation is important in both the short- and long-term.
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Job vs. Career

Job vs. Career
When looking for a “job” or “career,” the two words often become intertwined in our vocabulary without giving it much thought, but the difference between a job and a career is stark.
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3rd Quarter 2018 Covered Employment and Earnings

3rd Quarter 2018 Covered Employment and Earnings
Covered employment for the State of Arkansas averaged 1,176,785 during the Third Quarter of 2018. Wages paid to covered workers totaled $12,274,742,987 for the Third Quarter of 2018, for an average weekly wage of $802.36.
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State of Arkansas Long-Term Employment Projections, 2016-2026

State of Arkansas Long-Term Employment Projections, 2016-2026
The Arkansas Statewide Long-Term Industry and Occupational Employment Projections publication is now available for the 2016-2026 projection period. This publication contains 10-year industry and occupational employment projections and analysis for the State of Arkansas.
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Covered Employment and Earnings - 4th Quarter 2017

Covered Employment and Earnings - 4th Quarter 2017
The 4th Quarter 2017 Covered Employment and Earnings publication is now available. This publication contains data covering employment and wages by industries in Arkansas.
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Covered Employment and Earnings - 3rd Quarter 2017

Covered Employment and Earnings - 3rd Quarter 2017
The 3rd Quarter 2017 Covered Employment and Earnings publication is now available. This publication contains data covering employment and wages by industries in Arkansas. The data is from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) Program.
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Arkansas 2017 Informational Wage Rates by Occupation

Arkansas 2017 Informational Wage Rates by Occupation
The Arkansas 2017 Informational Wage Rates by Occupation have been released.
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Local Area Statistics for Counties

Local Area Statistics for Counties
The Local Area Statistics section of Discover Arkansas now has data grouped by counties in Arkansas.
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New Separations Methodology for Projections Data

New Separations Methodology for Projections Data
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has implemented a new methodology to measure occupational separations. National projections for 2016-2026, using the new methodology, were released in October 2017..
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The Fastest Growing Occupations in the U.S., 2016-2026

The Fastest Growing Occupations in the U.S., 2016-2026
The Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Projections data shows the thirty fastest growing occupations in the United States are projected to account for 19 percent of new jobs from 2016 to 2026. The top occupation, Solar Photovoltaic Installers is projected to add 11,900 new jobs.
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