Do veterans tend to enroll at community colleges or universities? Online or in person? Are the top schools for veteran enrollment concentrated in certain parts of the country? The answers to these questions can help talent acquisition professionals locate veterans who fit into their recruitment strategies.
Data & Analysis
The Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program estimates employment and wages for most occupations by industry or sector at the national, state, metropolitan statistical area (MSA), metropolitan statistical division, and non-MSA levels in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
This article is part of series of blog posts that details the strengths and weaknesses of prominent labor market data sources. In this post, we review the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW), a program that is managed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
In a new tech talent study for the Austin Technology Council, Brian Kelsey of Civic Analytics showed that Austin compares favorably with the likes of Raleigh and San Francisco on job growth, but when it comes to degrees awarded in core tech programs—and wages in core tech occupations—the Central Texas metro lags behind other major […]
The second edition of the Labor Market 150 Index is out, and once again Provo-Orem, Houston, and Raleigh make up a powerhouse trio at the top of the quarterly ranking from EMSI and CareerBuilder. Yet none of these labor market standouts cracks the top of the list of metros that have created the highest share […]
And the No. 1 tech capital in the US is… Not Silicon Valley. At least, not in terms of total jobs. That title belongs to the sprawling New York metro that boasts over 443,000 tech workers in all industries, not just the tech industry.
Another notable aspect of ASA’s list of hard-to-fill jobs was the presence of truck drivers. Month over month, ads for truck drivers has rapidly climbed since mid-to-late 2013. In recent times we are seeing as many as 900,000 per month!
The lack of diversity in Silicon Valley’s many talent-rich businesses has been the subject of much discussion. Now Google is doing something about it.USA TODAY featured an in-depth article on how Google is turning its attention to “cracking the code on the lack of diversity in the technology industry.” Last year, the cyber titan spent $115M on diversity […]
This week, the American Staffing Association (using CareerBuilder’s Hiring Indicator) released a list of the top 10 hard-to-fill jobs in 2015. Of those, seven are related to health care. Occupational therapists Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers Physical therapists Photographic process workers and processing machine operators Occupational therapy assistants Speech-language pathologists Family and general practitioners (physicians) Merchandise displayers […]
According to the American Staffing Association, physical therapist positions are among the top 10 hardest to fill. Offering upwards of $45 per hour (median wages) and typically requiring a manageable four-year degree, the occupation seems like it should be an allure for jobseekers. Businesses certainly want to hire; there are currently 48,000 unique job postings for physical therapists nationwide […]