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Economic Snapshot: San Diego added 27,800 jobs year-over-year

Following seasonal declines in employment during Q1, San Diego experienced an increase in employment during Q2 2017. The region added 14,100 jobs – a 0.98 percent increase in employment during the quarter. Year-over-year, the region added 27,800 jobs, increasing employment by nearly 2.0 percent.

Meanwhile, San Diego’s unemployment rate rose by 0.1 percentage points during Q2, but is 0.6 percentage points lower than the same period a year ago.

 

via Economic Snapshot: San Diego added 27,800 jobs year-over-year | San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation


Improving Company Culture Is Not About Providing Free Snacks

strategy+business: Corporate Strategies and News Articles on Global Business, Management, Competition and Marketing  This article from Strategy & Business is spot on. As stated in the article, “the key to unlocking performance via organizational culture is to align company culture to business priorities.”  That is true in every sense, and the same holds true for corporate real estate decisions.  In today’s competitive business environments, its imperative for business leaders to align their corporate real estate decisions with those same business priorities.  Whether those priorities are financial, strategic, operational, or cultural in nature, they all have an impact on real estate, and need to be well understood when making a real estate decision.  Don’t be afraid to engage your employees in these decisions, providing them ownership of the outcome will add to greater engagement in the process.   via Improving Company Culture Is Not About Providing Free Snacks