Client Snapshots


Client Snapshot: Career Coach at North Central State College

In 2008, Tom Prendergast, the Director of IR at North Central State College in Mansfield, Ohio, worked with EMSI through a federal workforce grant to create the basic methodology behind what has become Career Coach, EMSI’s web-based tool for connecting students to careers.


Georgia Work Ready Program Uses EMSI for Data, Skill-Matching

Client Snapshot: Governor’s Office of Workforce Development, Atlanta, GA Cultivating a robust regional workforce for Georgia’s fastest-growing industries is the crux of the Work Ready Regions program developed by the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development. The initiative identifies the needs of businesses in regions of all sizes throughout Georgia and seeks to match those employers […]


Ohio career center gives guidance to dislocated workers with new tool

Heavy losses in manufacturing have placed immense pressure on career centers throughout north central Ohio. For Troy Shutler, a career counselor at North Central State College, a key resource for providing guidance to dislocated workers is EMSI’s Job Finder. The new self-service tool combines regional labor market data and current job postings with occupational compatibility […]


Client Snapshot: Jay Pryor, Heartland Works, Inc. (KS)

Jay Pryor Business Consultant Heartland Works, Inc. Topeka, Kansas Jay Pryor uses EMSI’s labor market and impact analysis when he has data requests from agencies in the Topeka area and adjoining counties that require a timely response. Recently a regional chamber of commerce approached Pryor looking for economic impact assessments of three bids for a […]


Client Snapshot: Bethany Chaney, YouthBuild USA

Bethany Chaney Program Advisor YouthBuild USA Carrboro, North Carolina Bethany Chaney uses EMSI’s data analysis to help leaders and low-income students in local YouthBuild programs get a feel for high-growth, high-demand occupations in their area and understand the skills and competencies needed to fit those jobs. Chaney works as a program advisor from Carrboro, NC, […]


Client Snapshot: Pam Matheson, Greenfield Community College

Pam Matheson Research Specialist Greenfield Community College Greenfield, Massachusetts A data-driven regional report from EMSI has been instrumental in Greenfield Community College’s overhaul of its strategic enrollment management plan. The “Regional Scan and Program Demand” report gave Pam Matheson and her colleagues vital demographic and education data, as well as a look at northwest Massachusetts’ […]


Client Snapshot: Rebecca Bloomquist, High Country WDB (NC)

Rebecca Bloomquist Special Projects Coordinator – High Country Workforce Development Board Region D High Country Council of Governments Boone, North Carolina Rebecca Bloomquist used EMSI’s database of labor market trends and projections to help Appalachian State University target high-growth industries and occupations for one of its college awareness programs. GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and […]


Client Snapshot: Josh Grodzin, Choose DuPage

Josh Grodzin Director, Economic Development Choose DuPage Lisle, Illinois Josh Grodzin uses EMSI’s data analysis to help publish quarterly economic indicator reports for DuPage County. The reports are intended to give a quick snapshot of the county’s diverse economy – everything from the unemployment rate to the number of building permits issued to occupied industrial […]