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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


The War For Talent Is Over, And Everyone Lost

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Great article out of Fast Company…one item they did not address is workplace environment of their employees.  Not only should they [employers] strive to put the right talent in the right job, as the author mentions, but employers should also be focusing on the right Workplace Strategy to elevate the efficiency and engagement of that same talent. Culture plays a big roll in workplace engagement, and its often overlooked.

via The War For Talent Is Over, And Everyone Lost | Fast Company


WeWork Makes Big Splash in Downtown San Diego Office Market

It took WeWork awhile to enter San Diego, but when it happened, it happened big. The new downtown San Diego WeWork B Street at 600 B St. that opened Dec. 1 occupies three stories — the fourth to sixth floors in the San Diego Union-Tribune building — and totals 90k SF. Most WeWork locations range from a 300- to 500-member capacity, but San Diego is the largest, with a 1,700-member capacity.

via WeWork Makes Big Splash In Downtown San Diego Office Market – Office