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Boston Globe on Middle-Skill Opportunities in Massachusetts

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Here at EMSI, we’ve identified the skills gap largely as a regional issue—you only need oil drillers where there is oil, and finance jobs are booming in the Southeast but not the Northwest. Using EMSI data to determine which skills are in demand in Massachusetts, the Boston Globe recently published an article that provides a sampling of growing middle-skill jobs in the region and offers insights about how to identify an associate’s degree program that will provide a high return on investment.

MIT Technology Review Uses EMSI Data to Analyze Manufacturing Skills Shortage


MIT Technology Review recently used manufacturing-related data from EMSI to create the following graphic in its article “The Hunt for Qualified Workers.” Written by Kristin Majcher, the article addressed the “growing concern that gaps in workers’ skills will hinder the current renaissance of American manufacturing.” These increasingly rare skills are found especially in traditional manufacturing jobs such as machinists and mechanical engineering technicians. Read the […]