CIRAS DIGEST: Friday, April 24, 2015

Happy rainy Friday.  We have a mostly gloomy report today. In trolling through the accumulated industry news, we find a heaping helping of gloomy pessimism and small sliver of bright sunshiny happytalk.

We save the best for last on this dismal day:

Des Moines Career & Trades Expo on Friday

CIRAS is not a direct part of this, but we just want to remind you that the Des Moines Career & Trade Expo is set for Friday morning at the Valley Community Center in West Des Moines.

Produced by Cumulus Media, the expo  is presented by Tero International & Marketlink. Organizers say it will highlight employers looking for workers to fill positions within the Trades & Skilled Labor sector. But the expo also is being billed as an event “unlike any you may have previously attended.”

CIRAS Digest: Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Happy Tuesday afternoon. Sorry for the delay, but it took a while to catch you up on all the industry news out there. Lots of gas-y talk and  complicated science out there for your perusal.

Here’s where you can find it:

CIRAS Digest: Friday, April 17, 2015

Happy Friday. Lots of numbers and deep-thinking about big issues over the last week.

Here are a few things to read as you kill time waiting to escape the office and finally make it outside:

CIRAS DIGEST: Monday, April 13, 2015

Happy Monday. We’ve uncovered a mix of good news and bad news for you to ponder, with an overall tilt in the direction of pragmatic planning. Essentially, some folks out there are warning of doom, some are planning for sunnier days.

Here’s how it shakes out:

CIRAS Digest: Monday, March 30, 2015

Happy Monday from CIRAS Newswire, where a 70-degree Spring day means it’s time to change the photos in our windowless office.

Here’s what we’ve culled from the accumulated industry news over the weekend:

CIRAS DIGEST: Thursday, March 26, 2015

Happy Thursday from your friends at CIRAS Newswire, where we read the stuff you don’t have time for and attempt to make informed (or just plain snippy) remarks about it. Now, with extra witticism!

Here’s what we’ve collected over the last half-week: