What’s the job number going to be this month? That question gets thrown around a lot, as does analysis and commentary of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ jobs report once it’s released the first Friday of every month. With so much attention paid to the national jobs picture, we decided to use our labor market […]
Data & Analysis
Data from multiple sources presents a clear picture: The bachelor’s degree has overtaken a two-year diploma as the most common academic credential for registered nurses.
The big picture: R&D employment is expanding, albeit not as rapidly since the recession as it did beforehand — and not in most areas with the highest proportion of R&D jobs.
The technology advances that lead to the wide-scale loss of jobs in one field help create the need for workers in a new field or industry — and often low-wage, low-skill jobs are replaced by fewer but higher-wage jobs.
While graduating into a recession is generally unlucky for everyone, recessions don’t treat everyone the same. The data, reported in a new study by Yale economists, shows that recessions tend to widen the gap between wage levels.
For the few metropolitan areas becoming more specialized in design jobs, there are a few surprises at the top of the list. Some have merely performed a little better than the nation and others are seeing substantial upticks after the downturn.
In a new analysis with CareerBuilder, we used shift share — a standard economic analysis method in Analyst, EMSI’s labor market research tool — to tease out the number of new jobs from 2010 to 2013 in each of the 50 most populous metros that can be traced to regional factors as opposed to national trends.
For the 10 metros poised to grow the quickest through 2018, we explored our data with CareerBuilder to identify the fastest-growing occupations inside the temp sector. These numbers come from Analyst, EMSI’s labor market research tool.
Someone is selling sales jobs—but perhaps not fast enough. The labor market data in Analyst (EMSI’s online labor market data tool) shows that sales & related occupations (SOC 41-000) have added a projected 775,000 new jobs across the U.S. from 2010 to 2014, more than almost any other occupation group since the recession. But, curiously, Manpower Group’s latest Talent Shortage Survey actually ranks sales representatives third on its list of the top 10 most difficult positions for employers to fill in 2014.
For the past 10 years, EMSI has provided structural labor market data via Analyst, a web-based labor market analysis tool used broadly by higher education, economic development, workforce development and business professionals. For the past couple of years we have been working with CareerBuilder to develop a solid database of job posting analytics that can […]