Consumer confidence is at its highest level since 2007, and a large amount of the credit goes to improved job conditions.
Job seekers have a chance to meet dozens of potential employers who are looking for good employees in Denver on Thursday.
Gov. John Hickenlooper plans to unveil a workforce initiative that his administration says will increase hiring in Colorado.
Colorado’s unemployment rate is now at its lowest level since before the recession.
Colorado’s unemployment rate is at 4.3 percent. But tens of thousands of residents still have been unable to find a job for more than six months.
Colorado’s unemployment rate has dropped by 0.4 percentage point to 4.3 percent in October, the lowest level in more than 6½ years.
Bob Beauprez believes he can mount a comeback. He thinks Colorado will, too — if he’s elected.
State officials say Colorado lost 700 jobs in August but the unemployment rate dropped as the labor force shrank.
The unemployment rate in Colorado dropped to 5.5 percent in June, a decrease of three-tenths of a percentage point.
In a State of the City address heavy on employment, transit, tourism and business development, Mayor Michael Hancock on Monday trumpeted the city’s gains in attracting manufacturers and culturing an environment for start-ups.