Ambitious restaurants have spread beyond New York and Los Angeles and are popping up in Portland, Nashville, Austin, and all over the United States. And as mini foodie meccas emerge, young cooks have more opportunities and can move up quickly, causing high turnover in an already meager talent pool.
Data & Analysis
A new study by EMSI and CareerBuilder shows that earnings among wage-and-salary employees have decreased 0.1% since 2010—a trend that could stall economic growth if people are less willing to spend money on goods and services. Nonetheless, the study finds that wages are picking up in certain sectors.
EMSI dove into Analyst, our labor market and education data software, to determine where IT jobs are expected to grow and decline the most by 2020. This information can help businesses find talent, universities and colleges make informed program planning decisions, and workforce development professionals prepare jobseekers for growing opportunities.
There’s no simple way to indicate a worker shortage. But despite flat wages, key indicators point to the US having too few industrial engineers. This is especially true in a few states (most notably Michigan, California, and Tennessee) and metros (most notably Detroit, Houston, Grand Rapids, and Minneapolis-St. Paul).
What does the future hold for the air traffic controller occupation? Are there enough young people entering this occupation to replace retiring baby boomers? What does it take to be an air traffic controller? EMSI decided to answer these questions with Analyst, our labor market and education data software.
A key portion of the program development process is market research; you need to know what program opportunities are out there and what your competition looks like. Which disciplines have the highest shares of online programs at the bachelor’s and master’s degree levels?
The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW) estimates that only 30 to 40% of job postings for workers with some college or an associate degree are posted online—a trend that EMSI has identified as well.
Professionals in workforce development, economic development, and higher education are fighting to make their communities well suited for advanced manufacturing industries. But the definition of advanced manufacturing is often vague and difficult to define at the industry level. What exactly is it?
The US Census Bureau’s Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) provides local labor market statistics by industry, worker demographics, employer age, and size.
This week, Livability published Top 100 Places to Live, its third annual ranking of the most livable small- to medium-sized cities in the US.