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Data & Analysis
If your company is like many others, especially those that work for the federal government, you might have diversity initiatives. Labor market data can help you understand race, ethnicity, and gender for occupations by region, and thus help you focus your recruiting efforts on already diverse markets.
Now it’s time to turn your attention to the talent in the postsecondary system. What schools graduate the most graphic designers? Where can you set up direct relationships to make sure those students know about you and what you need?
You decide to move your search for graphic designers to D.C. In this case, what other industries or businesses employ graphic designers? The largest portion (12%) of all graphic designers in D.C. work for the graphic design services. The bulk of the rest work in interior design services (9.5%), computer system design services (our direct competitors) (5.5%), public relations agencies (5.3%), and administrative management (5%).
This article is part of series of blog posts that details the strengths and weaknesses of prominent labor market and education data sources. In this post, we review the American Community Survey (ACS) program, which was developed by the US Census Bureau and provides detailed information about the American people and workforce.
Your hiring manager asks, “So is there a better place to look for graphic designers?” We use data to discover a region with more favorable conditions and larger talent pools.
Food manufacturing, which turns livestock and agricultural products into other products for consumption, is responsible for Green Bay’s cheese and Seattle’s coffee. This industry made up nearly 1.5 million wage-and-salary jobs in the United States in 2014—about three times the number of crop production jobs—making it a significant employer.
Say you have a consulting business in Charlotte, North Carolina, that produces custom computer programing and web design services. You need more graphic designers, and you are willing to pay $18 per hour.
Interest rates are low, gas (was) cheap, and the national economy continues to make headway—all of which has helped fuel the success of the automotive industry. From 2009 to 2014, new and used car dealerships together grew over 16%, adding nearly 166,000 jobs to total 1.82 million. And since consumer demand for new and used cars alike […]
This article is part of series of blog posts that details the strengths and weaknesses of prominent labor market and education data sources. In this post, we review the Integrated Postsecondary Education System (IPEDS) program, which collects data from every college, university, and technical and vocational institution that participates in federal student financial aid programs.