Data & Analysis


The Metros Gaining (and Losing) the Largest Share of Post-Recession Jobs

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.


Sales Jobs in Demand; Sales Reps at a Premium

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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.


Analyzing Structural LMI and Job Postings to Understand Key Occupations

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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 [...]