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 […]
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.
George Brown College became the latest institution—and the first in the Toronto area—to launch Career Coach, EMSI’s online tool that maps a college’s programs to solid career opportunities. Designed to provide a seamless transition between the college’s website and the customized tool, Career Coach feels familiar to students and, with the click of a mouse, offers easy-to-understand data as guidance through complex career decisions.
Learn more about the Find Your Calling Initiative by watching our recent webinar.
On Marketplace yesterday, regarding the fact that many are questioning the value of a college degree, Kai Ryssdal noted the following: “Parents want to know, before they pony up, what schools are doing to get their students lined up for careers.”
Fayetteville Technical Community College, in Fayetteville, North Carolina, is one of the strongest examples of just how powerful labor market data can be. FTCC has been working with EMSI for several years and currently employs the complete suite of EMSI products to inform decisions throughout the institution—from program review to grant writing, and from marketing to workforce development.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College faces the same issues of student retention as many schools. Their successful solution has included EMSI’s Career Coach. We talked to them about their work.
At Central Piedmont Community College in North Carolina, Career Coach and its ability to be integrated into an institution’s online infrastructure are creating a better educational experience for students at every stage of their education career. We talked to CPCC’s Sarah Wilson and Owen Sutkowski to learn more about their experiences.
Community college graduates with a vocational focus had an unemployment rate of 4% in April, nearly a full percentage point lower than community college graduates who obtained academic degrees with the intent to transfer to a four-year college, according to the BLS
EMSI recently launched a new and expanded interface for Career Coach, which we introduced to students in person at Walla Walla Community College.