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Explaining Labor Markets (And More) With Data


Career Coach: A ‘Depth of Information’ in One Place for CPCC Students

At Central Piedmont Community College in North Carolina, Career Coach and its ability to be integrated into an institution's online infrastructure are creating a better educational experience for students at every stage of their education career. We talked to CPCC's Sarah Wilson and Owen Sutkowski to learn more about their...
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EMSI Certification Hits the Ground in Columbus

With EMSI Certification going strong for several months, we’ve started to roll out Certification events in cities across the United States. One of the first such events was in Columbus, Ohio, in late June. Thirty-five of our clients from Ohio, Indiana, and West Virginia converged at Columbus State Community College for one day of Certification...
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Presentations at the EMSI Conference

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Three months till kickoff, we are excited to give you a more detailed look at some of the presentations that will be featured at the EMSI Leadership Conference, taking place October 20-22 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. The speakers, including Tim Herbert from CompTIA, Scott Sheely from Lancaster County WIB, and Khaki Wunderlich from Tompkins Cortland Community College, will discuss the various ways they've put EMSI data and tools to work in their regions and...
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Middle-Skill Spotlight Webinar

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In our recent analysis “Middle-Skill Spotlight,” we explored four in-demand sectors at the national level to give colleges a better handle on the economic and labor market landscape that students will face. Join us for a webinar on July 16 at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT), where Josh Wright, PR manager and senior editor at EMSI, will...
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What’s New at EMSI: Round 2

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On July 9 at 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT, we’ll be hosting another webinar showcasing some of the new data EMSI has been working on. We’ve spent the last few years carefully collecting and analyzing data on job postings and how they might reflect on the labor market, and this session explains the...
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