EMSI Updates

Webinar Recap: How Higher Ed Organizations Can Address Their Most Pressing Issues By Using Economic Impact Data

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On Wednesday, August 19th (2:00 p.m. EST), Kansas Independent College Association (KICA) President Matt Lindsey will join EMSI economists in a conversation about how KICA successfully used economic impact data to maintain visibility, encourage student and community engagement, and increase student aid funding.

Introducing the EMSI Knowledge Base


We are pleased to announce the arrival of the EMSI knowledge base—a new website that gives you easy access to documentation and commonly asked questions about our data. It is also a place for you to submit your own questions, learn about training opportunities, and sign up for the EMSI Certification program.

Enhanced Occupation Page in Career Coach


EMSI is pleased to announce an enhanced occupation page in Career Coach, EMSI’s online career pathway tool that connects a college or university’s programs with compelling regional careers. The updates vary slightly from US to UK to Canadian versions of the tool. For UK Career Coach, be on the lookout for updates on the UK […]

Career Coach Advanced Training Now Available


EMSI is pleased to announce a new advanced training program for Career Coach, EMSI’s online career pathway tool. The course is designed to train career advisors and recruiters in labor market information and instruct them on how to get the most out of Career Coach in their work. What does Career Coach advanced training cover? Advanced training covers the following topics: Intro to Labor […]

Brian Kelsey the Keynote Speaker at Fifth Annual EMSI Conference


Brian Kelsey will lead a team of distinguished speakers at the fifth annual National EMSI Conference in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, September 21-23, where presentations and panel discussions will center on Know Your Workforce: Understanding the Intersection of Talent and Careers.A longtime EMSI friend and partner, Brian is the principal and founder of Civic Analytics and an accomplished speaker, researcher, and economic […]

EMSI 2015.2 Data Now Available


EMSI’s latest quarterly release, 2015.2, is now available to Analyst clients. The most significant changes in this release are updated versions of certain data sources. Updated Data Sources in This Release Current Employment Statistics (State/Metro Release), March 2015 (BLS). This dataset helps us form an estimate of 2014 annual job averages ahead of final, detailed figures from QCEW. […]

New Analyst for Canada

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Today, we are pleased to announce the release of the new, redesigned Analyst for Canada, featuring EMSI’s comprehensive labour market data in a simplified, more intuitive interface so that using the data is faster and easier than ever. We are very excited to deliver this refined version of our flagship tool and are confident it will enhance our clients’ ability […]

InfoUSA Data Now Available in Analyst and Developer


EMSI is pleased to announce that we switched providers for the business data in Analyst. After reviewing the breadth and accuracy of several vendors’ offerings, EMSI has selected InfoUSA as our new source of business listings. If you currently subscribe to business data in Analyst, you should have seen a switch from Equifax to InfoUSA in late May.

EMSI’s April Forecast: 160K Jobs Gained

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In mid-2014, we introduced the EMSI Job Forecast, a prediction of the previous month’s change in employment three days before the BLS releases its initial number. The goal of our forecast, which is based on a number of leading labor market indicators and data releases, is to give an early look at the current state of the labor market.