Young talent. Everybody wants it. And countless communities across the country have made significant investments to make themselves more appealing as places to live, recognizing the importance of quality of place in drawing talent. But what does the Millennial generation really want in a community and what do they consider the most important criteria in making that location decision? editor and BusinessClimate contributor Matt Carmichael delves into those questions in a newly released white paper, The Millennial Equation: Does Livability Really Factor Into Attracting Young Talent?

Trucking is on the move. The industry is experiencing fast growth, adding 7,400 jobs in June, 19,000 jobs over the past three months and 43,300 jobs over the past year, according to newly released numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Of the 223,000 jobs added to the economy in June, at least 17,000 were jobs for transportation and warehousing companies – with more than half of that growth... Read More »

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