• Jobenomics Erie

    For more information go to: JobenomicsErie.com Jobenomics Erie’s focus is on mass producing micro-businesses and jobs with emphasis on inner-city Erie minorities, veterans, women, new workforce entrants and other hopefuls who want a job, career and those who are entrepreneurial enough to start their own small or self-employed business. Over the next 5-years, Jobenomics Erie program goal is to create hundreds of micro-businesses that will produce 3,500 new direct jobs (not including indirect and induced jobs) with livable wages and ...
  • Lawyer at Labor’s Helm

    President Trump’s New Economy Challenge (Part 14 of 20).   One might think that the U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) main purpose would be a forward-looking organization that positions the U.S. labor force for major disruptive trends like the emerging digital economy, the contingent workforce and the massive exodus of able-bodied workers.  Unfortunately, the opposite seems to be the case.  By its own admission, the DoL “fosters and promotes the welfare” of the America’s 140 million workers and enforces several hundred ...
  • Jobenomics Freedom Farms

    Background:  Jobenomics is partnered with ACTS Freedom Farms of America (FFA) to produce over 25,000 highly-scalable U.S. micro-farms, employing over 100,000 net new jobs in the next five years.  Our initial pilot projects will focus on veteran-owned businesses—one of the primary focus areas of Jobenomics.  ACTS FFA plans to start operations in early 2017 upon receipt of a $100+ million dollar investment and line of credit. Vision:  ACTS FFA is a solution to the world’s food shortage utilizing controlled-environment agriculture ...
  • President Trump’s “Bringing Back Jobs and Growth” Vision

    President Trump’s New Economy Challenge (Part 2 of 20).   According the White House website,  “To get the economy back on track, President Trump has outlined a bold plan to create 25 million new American jobs in the next decade and return to 4 percent annual economic growth….that starts with pro-growth tax reform to help American workers and businesses keep more of their hard-earned dollars.”  While the business acumen of President Trump and his Cabinet gives Jobenomics a sense of optimism, Jobenomics ...
  • NC Center of Innovation Network Leading Jobenomics North Carolina

    Job development efforts, including a big emphasis on STEM training and employment, are getting a major boost in North Carolina. Greensboro-based North Carolina Center of Innovation Network is partnering with Jobenomics as part of a national effort to create 20 million jobs.
  • News on Jobenomics Baltimore City’s Minority-Owned Business Plan

    Jobenomics: Baltimore City’s Minority-Owned Business Plan by: Rev. Dr. Alvin C. Hathaway Sr. Special to the AFRO November 30, 2016 Download This Article from Afro-American Newspaper  (the Afro-American newspaper is the is the leading news provider for African Americans in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area and the longest running African American, family-owned newspaper in the US.) Download Jobenomics Baltimore City Plan The Rev. Dr. Alvin C. Hathaway Sr. (Courtesy Photo) Baltimore has a long history of creating minority-owned businesses and ...
  • News on Jobenomics Baltimore

    ‘Jobenomics Baltimore City’ Seeks Restoration of Baltimore’s Labor Force by: Rev. Dr. Alvin Hathaway, Sr. Special to the AFRO / (Courtesy Photo) / November 26, 2016 Download This Article Earlier this year, the Jobenomics Baltimore City initiative, part of the Jobenomics National Grassroots Movement is trying to achieve with local communities, was contacted by West Baltimore community leaders in regard to developing a Jobenomics Baltimore small business and job creation plan. Based on statistical research, neighborhood tours and meetings with ...
  • Jobenomics U.S. Employment Analysis: Q3 2016

    Jobenomics U.S. Employment Analysis: Q3 2016 By: Chuck Vollmer 19 November 2016 Jobenomics reports on U.S. unemployment and employment statistics, characteristics and trends.  This 140-page Jobenomics U.S. Employment Analysis: Q3 2016 report focuses on the employed and working population, U.S. labor force gains, economic growth, income opportunity, contingent workforce, education and training, workfare, and city and state initiatives.  The top three conclusions are: Near-term economic and employment outlook is positive. Mid-term economic and employment outlook is troublesome. Long-term challenges to ...
  • Jobenomics U.S. Unemployment Analysis: Q2 2016

    Jobenomics U.S. Unemployment Analysis: Q2 2016      By: Chuck Vollmer Contact information: cvollmer@jobenomics.com Download 50-page report at: Jobenomics U.S. Unemployment Analysis – Q2 2016 – 6 August 2016 6 August 2016 Jobenomics reports on U.S. unemployment and employment size, characteristics and trends.   This Analysis focuses on how the U.S. government reports on unemployment and income statistics, why Americans who can work chose not to work, and the impact of 109.8 million non-working able-bodied citizens are having on the U.S. ...
  • Jobenomics Community-Based Business Generators

     Jobenomics Community-Based Business Generators By: Chuck Vollmer 16 August 2016 Download PDF: Jobenomics Community-Based Business Generators – 16 August 2016 The way that government and big business can plan, manage and support small business and job creation is via community-based business incubators, business accelerators and business generators. Business incubators tend to focus high-tech, silver bullet innovations that have extraordinary growth and employment potential.   Business accelerators focus on expanding existing businesses in order to make them larger and more profitable.  The ...
  • Jobenomics U.S. Employment Analysis: Q2 2016

    Jobenomics U.S. Employment Analysis: Q2 2016 By: Chuck Vollmer 31 July 2016 Download 100-page report at: Jobenomics U.S. Employment Analysis – Q2 2016 – 31 July 2016 Jobenomics reports on U.S. employment and unemployment size, characteristics and trends.   This Employment Analysis focuses on the U.S. labor force, business and job creation, and transformative trends—with emphasis on the 60 million workers in the rapidly growing, and underreported, contingent workforce.  The companion Unemployment Analysis focuses on how the U.S. government reports on ...
  • Workforce Education/Training Challenge

    Workforce Education/Training Challenge www.Jobenomics.com By: Chuck Vollmer 1 August 2016  An 11-page Workforce Education/Training Challenge White Paper is available at: Workforce Education versus Training Challenge 1 Aug 2016 Executive Summary.  The Father of American Education, Horace Mann, stated that “Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.”  While Jobenomics agrees, the educational paradigm required for yesteryear’s workforce development may not be appropriate for many in ...
  • Jobenomics City & State Initiatives

    Jobenomics City & State Initiatives By: Chuck Vollmer 26 November 2016 Download 25-page White Paper develop business and job creation initiatives to mass-produce small businesses and jobs.  Emphasis is placed on demographics with the greatest need and potential—women, minorities, youth and socioeconomically distressed citizens.  Jobenomics New York City, Delaware and Baltimore City initiatives are underway with other city (Harlem, Phoenix) and state (North Carolina, Southern Maryland) efforts in progress.  Jobenomics is also developing a fourth national-level initiative dealing with Rural/Agricultural business and ...
  • Jobenomics Delaware

    Jobenomics Delaware Initiative (JDI) By: La Mar Gunn, Candidate for Lt. Governor 30 June 2016 Download presentation and white paper at: Jobenomics Delaware Presentation – 23 June 2016 Jobenomics Delaware White Paper 30 June 2016   After ten years of effort, hundreds of meetings with policy-makers, thousands of meetings with business and community leaders and an outreach effort to over two million people, many Americans believe that the Jobenomics Plan for America is the most mature and comprehensive business and ...
  • 2016 State of the U.S. Labor Force

    2016 State of the U.S. Labor Force By: Chuck Vollmer 11 January 2016 Download a copy of this report at:  2016 U.S. Labor Force State-of-the-Union 11 Jan 2015 Executive Summary.  To get a true picture of the 2016 state of the U.S. labor force, one must examine all three labor force categories reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Employed, Unemployed and Not-in-Labor-Force) as opposed to focusing on the “official” Unemployed rate known as the U3 rate, which represents ...
  • Jobenomics-New York City

    Jobenomics launches New York City initiative to create 1 million net new jobs in New York City over the next decade. This initiative is lead by Rev, Michel Faulkner, a former New York Jets NFL player, who started the Institute for Leadership in Harlem to identify and train potential small business startups in association with Jobenomics. Michel Faulkner is also a candidate for Mayor of New York and a former candidate for the U.S. Congress. (Faulkner for NYC Mayor Website ...
  • Network Technology Revolution

    Network Technology Revolution www.Jobenomics.com By: Chuck Vollmer 7 November 2014 Download PDF:  Network Technology Revolution -7 Nov 2014 The Network Technology Revolution (NTR) could produce tens of millions of net new US jobs.  On the other hand, a recent Oxford University study estimates that the NTR could eliminate tens of millions of US jobs due to computerization.  Jobenomics believes that both predictions are correct.  If so, we should maximize the former and mitigate the latter.   To do so, the US ...
  • Minority-Owned Businesses

    Download PDF Version: Minority-Owned Businesses – 10 Jan 2014 Minority-Owned Businesses www.Jobenomics.com By: Chuck Vollmer 10 January 2014 Executive Summary.   Today, there are 6 million minority-owned businesses in the US.  Jobenomics advocates a national goal of 18 million by year 2020—a goal that is achievable and necessary.  Race and ethnicity are important elements of America’s economic equation.  Jobenomics forecasts that income opportunity (see Income Inequality versus Opportunity posting) will become a leading domestic issue as minorities assert their growing demographic, ...
  • Consumption-Based Economy

    Download PDF Version: Consumption-Based Economy 2 Sep 2013 2 September 2013 The USA is a consumption-based economy and America is a consumption-driven society.  Neither fact is necessarily good or bad.  It is the way America has operated for a century.  The issues at hand are (1) whether America can sustain high rates of consumption in an ever changing geo-political/economic environment, and (2) what are the consequences of a reduced consumption-based economy? Consumption is an economic function that is defined as ...
  • Stock Markets and The Fed

    Download PDF Version: Stock Market and The Fed 1 July 2013 1 July 2013 US stock market performance has been phenomenal since the depths of the Great Recession.  Since March 2009, all three major US indices (Dow Jones, S&P 500 and NASDAQ) have experienced a 4 ½ year bull market as shown below—up as high as 163%. The big questions facing economists, policy-makers, opinion-leaders and investors are whether (1) this bull market will continue, (2) can the stock markets operate ...
  • Nation of Shopkeepers

    The epithet “Nation of Shopkeepers” was used by Napoleon to infer that a British merchant society was incapable of effectively waging war against the mighty nation of France.  Napoleon was wrong.   British merchants and industry provided the resources that enabled England, with half the population of France, to win the Napoleonic Wars. The phrase, “Nation of Shopkeepers”, did not originate with Napoleon. It first appeared in The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith in 1776.   Smith believed that when individuals ...
  • Women-Owned Businesses

    From a Jobenomics perspective, women are the greatest untapped asset in America.  The women-owned business initiative is paramount in the Jobenomics 20 million new private sector jobs by the year 2020 campaign (20 by 20). Jobenomics’ emphasis is on women-owned businesses, as opposed to women-in-business.  The US has approximately 18,000 big businesses, 6 million small businesses, and 22 million self-employed businesses.  While there is nothing wrong with women pursuing opportunities in big business, Jobenomics believes that most women will find ...