When it became apparent that wages wouldn’t quickly recover from the 2007 recession, workers sought an edge in the job market by going back to school. But degrees can be expensive and time-consuming, so many turned to certificates and community colleges to gain valuable new skills. Postsecondary certificates—vocational awards that require less than two years […]
Data & Analysis
The US had 33,000 fewer manufacturing establishments in 2015 than 2004, but from 2011 to 2015, there was a slight uptick in establishments—along with a 5% increase in manufacturing jobs.
Which states have the fastest-growing tech sectors? We explored CompTIA’s Cyberstates 2016 data to find out. Our analysis includes some surprising results. Some states are better at attracting tech sector talent than others.
We ranked each state to determine where tech sector salaries are strongest. Our calculations include salary growth and comparisons to the private sector. Some results are expected, while others might surprise you.
CompTIA’s Cyberstates 2016 report is full of data on the the state of the tech industry in the US. Check out our seven key takeaways to stay up to date. The industry at large is growing, but trends within subsectors are more interesting.
From 2009-2014, completions in general studies grew rapidly. It’s clear that more students are choosing general studies, but why? We explore possibilities to better understand student motivations.
There are foundational skills every data scientist needs to have in his or her back pocket: statistics and statistical modeling, programming, database technology. But there are also a number of emerging skills in the data science field—skills we can glean from employers’ online job postings.
Emsi examined fast-growing programs and the occupations associated with them to see how they are meeting employer demand.
How much do high school graduates affect the economy? All4Ed answers that question in its latest high school dropout study, complete with interactive map. The study uses a model that was developed by Emsi for All4Ed.
Which metros are the adding the most jobs based on regional competitiveness? Strip away national growth factors, and we can start to see.