EMSI recently provided labor market data for TechHire, a multi-sector initiative that is part of President Obama’s middle-class economics agenda seeking to educate and connect Americans for higher-paying jobs. Specifically, TechHire’s mission is to equip Americans with the skills they need to fill the huge (and growing) national demand for IT talent. Announced by the President […]
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Community College Week recently published an article, showcasing Fayetteville Technical Community College’s use of data to inform decisions of all types across its campuses: from admissions to career counseling to grant writing, and more. It highlighted how the college’s partnership with EMSI gains them quick access to quality data, making it easier to make smart, informed choices.
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.
A new analysis from USA TODAY using EMSI data and other sources indicates that 70% of low-skill positions have a high risk of being automated in 10 to 20 years, compared to 46% of mid-skill jobs and 8% of high-skill jobs.
To help each state show off its distinctive occupation, EMSI partnered with Mental Floss to make this new infographic that will give you the details on which job is the most unique to your state.
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 […]
EMSI provided USA TODAY with in-depth labor market data on more than 700 occupations in 125 metro areas and the nation. The newspaper is using the data as the basis for a four-part series on jobs that launched Tuesday
EMSI contributed jobs data to The Wall Street Journal’s Lauren Weber and Melissa Korn, who co-wrote a story on the changing nature of entry-level work.
For the few metropolitan areas becoming more specialized in design jobs, there are a few surprises at the top of the list. Some have merely performed a little better than the nation and others are seeing substantial upticks after the downturn.
To show the direction of some of Illinois’s largest detailed industries, Crain’s Chicago Business analyzed EMSI’s year-by-year industry data, looking back since 2009 and projecting forward through 2018.