Jobs

Amid concerns about lackluster growth, Oregon's Clackamas County plans to create 10,000 new family wage jobs by 2019. But the county lacks the zoned land it needs to accomplish its goals.
May 13, 2015   OregonLive
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As a new cohort of young planners prepares to enter the field, more than a dozen recent graduates share their insights on how to make the most of a planning education and navigate one of the most challenging job environments in recent memory. Exclusive
Jun 12, 2013  By Erica Gutiérrez
After a sharp decline during the recession, an industrial expansion is helping to drive job growth in many of America’s metropolitan areas. New analysis outlines the country’s best manufacturing ‘storylines’.
May 25, 2013   New Geography
As Congress debates immigration reform, Richard Florida explains why more liberal policies could be a boon for America's cities by examining the connection between foreign-born populations and economic outcomes.
Apr 25, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
After five rough years, architecture billings are on a sustained upswing. In Chicago, where the number of employed architects dropped 33 percent between 2008-2011, this means firms are staffing up to meet a growing number of commissions.
Apr 17, 2013   Crain's Chicago Business
Cities are cool again! The increased interest in urban issues, and rapidly evolving technological landscape, have multiplied the ways in which professionals can create more livable places. Nicole Ferraro looks at ten such positions.
Mar 31, 2013   Future Cities
Stephan Salisbury details how the cultural sector in Philadelphia has grown to support the region's economic vitality.
Sep 26, 2012   The Philadelphia Inquirer
Jeff Khau examines the rise in the teleworking population and what this demographic shift means for cities.
Sep 20, 2012   New Geography
Blogging on HuffPo, Greg LeRoy, director of Good Jobs First, makes the case that transit, transit oriented development and smart growth are key factors in job growth.
Sep 7, 2012   Huffington Post
Ken Archer opines on whether proposed tax incentives being offered by D.C. to retain the corporate offices of website LivingSocial are a smart trade-off amongst a backdrop of sparse public resources.
Apr 30, 2012   Greater Greater Washington
Although Seattle's downtown redevelopment may be receiving plaudits, Chuck Wolfe describes efforts underway to rethink land use regulations on a broader level in the city, with jobs in mind.
Mar 28, 2012   The Atlantic Cities