Ambitious restaurants have spread beyond New York and Los Angeles and are popping up in Portland, Nashville, Austin, and all over the United States. And as mini foodie meccas emerge, young cooks have more opportunities and can move up quickly, causing high turnover in an already meager talent pool.
A new study by EMSI and CareerBuilder shows that earnings among wage-and-salary employees have decreased 0.1% since 2010—a trend that could stall economic growth if people are less willing to spend money on goods and services. Nonetheless, the study finds that wages are picking up in certain sectors.
EMSI dove into Analyst, our labor market and education data software, to determine where IT jobs are expected to grow and decline the most by 2020. This information can help businesses find talent, universities and colleges make informed program planning decisions, and workforce development professionals prepare jobseekers for growing opportunities.
There’s no simple way to indicate a worker shortage. But despite flat wages, key indicators point to the US having too few industrial engineers. This is especially true in a few states (most notably Michigan, California, and Tennessee) and metros (most notably Detroit, Houston, Grand Rapids, and Minneapolis-St. Paul).
What does the future hold for the air traffic controller occupation? Are there enough young people entering this occupation to replace retiring baby boomers? What does it take to be an air traffic controller? EMSI decided to answer these questions with Analyst, our labor market and education data software.
Food manufacturing, which turns livestock and agricultural products into other products for consumption, is responsible for Green Bay’s cheese and Seattle’s coffee. This industry made up nearly 1.5 million wage-and-salary jobs in the United States in 2014—about three times the number of crop production jobs—making it a significant employer.
Low gas prices and a healthy job market led to record high car sales in 2014, and some of those sales—particularly pick-up truck and compact SUV sales—have continued through 2015. Since someone has to be making those sales, servicing those cars, and drawing up those financial documents, EMSI decided to take a look at what this sales boom means for the labor market.
In his recent New York Times article, Steven Yaccino tells the story of Deadwood, the famous old Western town in South Dakota that 25 years ago joined a modern day gold rush: legalized gambling.
Sales jobs aren’t hot and new; they’ve been around forever and can be found in almost every company and industry in the world, so it’s easy to sort of forget about them. Besides that, a career in sales contains certain challenges; you have to sell things, for starters, and your pay is usually very dependent on […]
In this article, we consider the growth, wages, and hotspots for nurse practitioners and family practitioners. We can already guess which pays better, but which occupation has the healthiest growth? In which cities are they the most concentrated?