📰EQ News Edition 6

Inclusion & Innovation

Empowering people to thrive by unlocking opportunities through inclusion and innovation.

The return to reality from summer can be brutal, so we are back and bringing you, our Inclusive Innovators, your weekly power dose of Careers, Community, Connections, and Capital to keep you supercharged as the Fall creeps in.

🚀 Careers

July’s Job Market Recap

  • 👥 Hiring slowed with the economy adding 187,000 jobs.

  • ⏸️ The unemployment rate held steady at 3.5%.

  • 💰 Wage growth accelerated to 0.5% from 0.4%.

  • 💲 Average hourly earnings were up 4.4% (14 cents) from a year ago.

  • 🟰 Labor force participation is at 62.6% for the 5th consecutive month.

Featured Opportunities

  1. 🦊 Mozilla's Innovation Group - A Trail of Transformation

    • Staff Full Stack Engineer
      A realm where coding expertise meets creativity. Tech innovation embedded in inclusive environments.
      💰 $163,000 - $235,000 | ⏰ Full Time | 📍Remote Canada, Remote US
      Collaborate with giants like Google Cloud, Firebase, and OpenAI for cutting-edge solutions.

    • Senior Staff Machine Learning Engineer
      A journey where you can be at the forefront of ML advancements.
      💰 $165,000 - $283,000 | ⏰ Full Time | 📍Remote Canada, Remote US
      Become a beacon in the vast sea of AI innovations.

  2. 🌍 Other Impactful Projects

    • Quantitative Analyst
      A 6 to 8-week stint that can make a monumental difference. Be a part of the energy revolution in Africa.

    • Project Developer
      Looking for a short-term mission with a leading renewable energy entity in Africa? A 6 to 8-week role to re-imagine renewable energy solutions in Africa. Your innovative mindset is the key.

👥 Community

🌟 Spotlight: Keilon Ratliff

With over 23 years of experience in the staffing industry, Keilon Ratliff has seen firsthand the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and the power it has to transform teams and their productivity. Tune in to our podcast to hear more!

“Fair and equitable access to meaningful work can change lives”

Keilon Ratliff, Chief Diversity Officer at Kelly

📣 Connections

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💰 Capital

Key Updates

  • 🏠 Housing Market Falling: The US housing market saw home sales falling 2.4% from July. This was the third consecutive month of declining home sales.

  • 💹 Interest Rates Increase: 10-year Treasury yield is currently at 4.2% (highest level since 2018).

  • 🏛️Federal Funds Rate: The current federal funds rate is 5.25%.

  • 📜Mortgage Rates: On the rise, with the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate at 7.53% (highest level since 2008).

  • 🔺 Inflation Rising: The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is rising 3.2% year-over-year, a reflection of the supply chain disruptions (aftermath of COVID-19), and the increase in demands and government spending.

  • 🪙 Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin is down 20%.

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🚀 Up Next

  • New Newsletter section

  • Launching our “Inclusive Recruiter (EQIR)” course

  • August 2023 Jobs Report

  • Early-access: My EQ Assistant

  • More conferences!


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Empowering people to thrive by unlocking opportunities through inclusion and innovation.