In 2015, students and jobseekers conducted nearly 1.5 million job and program searches on Emsi’s Career Coach. Which careers and programs were most popular?
Data & Analysis
Just in time for the start of the first full week of 2016, we’ve produced an infographic that shows the best jobs for the new year, and the best cities for those jobs. Emsi and CareerBuilder grouped occupations in two categories—those that typically require at least an associate degree and those that don’t require a […]
SWOT is an acronym that stands for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. When applied to industry analysis—in this case using change in location quotient as the key metric—the highly visual SWOT framework allows economic developers and other local practitioners to segment industries into helpful buckets.
What factors are most important to teenagers when considering future careers? Do they know what opportunities are available, or how to achieve their goals? What are their salary expectations? What industries and occupations are they interested in, and are those jobs in-demand?
Ambitious restaurants have spread beyond New York and Los Angeles and are popping up in Portland, Nashville, Austin, and all over the United States. And as mini foodie meccas emerge, young cooks have more opportunities and can move up quickly, causing high turnover in an already meager talent pool.
A new study by EMSI and CareerBuilder shows that earnings among wage-and-salary employees have decreased 0.1% since 2010—a trend that could stall economic growth if people are less willing to spend money on goods and services. Nonetheless, the study finds that wages are picking up in certain sectors.
EMSI dove into Analyst, our labor market and education data software, to determine where IT jobs are expected to grow and decline the most by 2020. This information can help businesses find talent, universities and colleges make informed program planning decisions, and workforce development professionals prepare jobseekers for growing opportunities.
There’s no simple way to indicate a worker shortage. But despite flat wages, key indicators point to the US having too few industrial engineers. This is especially true in a few states (most notably Michigan, California, and Tennessee) and metros (most notably Detroit, Houston, Grand Rapids, and Minneapolis-St. Paul).
What does the future hold for the air traffic controller occupation? Are there enough young people entering this occupation to replace retiring baby boomers? What does it take to be an air traffic controller? EMSI decided to answer these questions with Analyst, our labor market and education data software.
A key portion of the program development process is market research; you need to know what program opportunities are out there and what your competition looks like. Which disciplines have the highest shares of online programs at the bachelor’s and master’s degree levels?