EMSI Updates

Presentations at the EMSI Conference

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Three months till kickoff, we are excited to give you a more detailed look at some of the presentations that will be featured at the EMSI Leadership Conference, taking place October 20-22 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The speakers, including Tim Herbert from CompTIA, Scott Sheely from Lancaster County WIB, and Khaki Wunderlich from Tompkins Cortland Community College, will discuss the various ways they’ve put EMSI data and tools to work in their regions and organizations.

Middle-Skill Spotlight Webinar


In our recent analysis “Middle-Skill Spotlight,” we explored four in-demand sectors at the national level to give colleges a better handle on the economic and labor market landscape that students will face. Join us for a webinar on July 16 at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT), where Josh Wright, PR manager and senior editor at EMSI, will [...]

What’s New at EMSI: Round 2

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On July 9 at 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT, we’ll be hosting another webinar showcasing some of the new data EMSI has been working on. We’ve spent the last few years carefully collecting and analyzing data on job postings and how they might reflect on the labor market, and this session explains the [...]

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.

Webinar Review and Q&A: Bringing LMI, Hires, and Job Postings Together


On June 24 we hosted a webinar explaining the background and data behind EMSI’s new job postings analytics. For those of you who were there, thanks for sticking with us through some frustrating technical issues! We were able to complete the meeting, but also received lots of requests for the slides and following Q&A session. [...]

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 [...]