EMSI Updates

New Analyst Coming to Canada


Exciting news for EMSI’s Canadian clients: A new, redesigned Analyst will be released in the next few months. The reengineered Analyst features EMSI’s comprehensive labour market data in a more intuitive interface with a simplified workflow so that clients can quickly tap into important, strategic information about their region’s economy and workforce. We’ve also built the new Analyst with […]

University of Illinois Springfield Contributes $176.7M to Regional Economy


The Springfield campus of the University of Illinois has a big dollar sign attached to its regional value. A recent Economic Impact Study by EMSI calculates that in the fiscal year 2013-14 alone, UIS had an overall economic impact of $176.7M on its community. “[The study provides] a rich source of data that demonstrates the very real […]

New Career Coach Feature Assists Veterans, Ex-Military Looking for New Careers

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One of the great challenges faced by veterans and ex-military personnel is the need to communicate how military skills transfer to the civilian workforce. This is why EMSI is very excited to introduce a new Career Coach feature, available upon request, that uses military-occupation-code-to-standard-occupation-code mapping to identify which civilian careers are similar to specific jobs held in the military.

Webinar: Using Labor Market Data to Inform Talent Strategy for Workforce Planning

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On Wednesday, January 28 (10:00 – 11:00 a.m. PST) EMSI will be hosting a webinar on how companies can use external labor market data to improve key aspects of their talent strategies. Sponsored by the Talent Strategy Institute, the presentation will focus on how to use this data to do the following: Communicate expectations internally Optimize […]

Announcing the 2015 National EMSI Conference and Regional User Events

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We are pleased to announce that EMSI will host a number of events in 2015—including, for the first time, regional user events across the country. The fifth annual National EMSI Conference (formerly the Leadership Conference) will take place September 21-23 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The two-day conference will be a unique chance to interact with the EMSI team and to hear how […]

Webinar: Key Steps to a Successful Career Coach Implementation

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On February 4, EMSI will host the first in a series of Career Coach webinars. The opening webinar, Key Steps to a Successful Career Coach Implementation, will cover the detailed implementation of Career Coach, EMSI’s online tool for connecting students to the education they need for great careers. In particular, we will walk through the launch […]

EMSI’s December Forecast: 300K Jobs Gained

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 […]