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20 Years of Job Changes Crunched

ECONOMY: More now in health, business services

Social workers and business consultants were the biggest job winners in the past two decades in Orange County.

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OC Execs Flex Their Optimism in Q3 Survey

ECONOMY: Sales hopes, hiring plans pop CSUF index to record levels

Orange County executives expect the regional expansion to keep going in the third quarter. In fact, they pushed the optimism needle into the red.

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Optimism Stays Near Peak In Survey of OC Execs

Hiring Plans Goose Index Amid New Concerns

In looking to the second quarter, Orange County executives kept up the optimism. That’s according to California State University-Fullerton’s Orange County Business Expectations Survey, whose composite index held near its all-time high, dipping slightly quarter-over-quarter from 95.2 to 94.4.

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OC 500: Anil Puri

Heads academic affairs for 40K students, largest CSU school … ex-dean there, biggest business school in state, fifthbiggest U.S. … six-year, $50M capital campaign for school, built Steven G. Mihaylo Hall, named Mihaylo school … 40 years, CSUF … co-director, 25 years, CSUF Center for Economic Analysis & Forecasting; presenter, biannual economic OC, U.S. forecasts, 20 years … master’s econ, Panjab U., Chandigarh, India; Ph.D., U. Minn.

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Optimism Near Peak In Quarterly OC Execs Survey

In looking out to the first quarter, Orange County executives turned up the optimism. That’s according to California State University-Fullerton’s Orange County Business Expectations Survey, which popped seven points from 88.2 to 95.2 quarter-over-quarter.

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