Are Canadian students getting the right degrees for the market? Or are they training for positions that, while they pay well enough, are radically over-supplied? It’s the flip-side of the skills gap issue, and the answer comes from labour market data. To see what that looks like, we drilled down on data about Montreal’s education environment.
What kind of jobs make the Canadian economy tick? While the general perception is that the growth in Canada’s economy is largely due to the success of oil and gas-related jobs, a closer look at city-by-city data makes it clear that there is a wide range of high-paying occupations adding a considerable number of jobs. [...]
Everyone who’s finished high school in Canada knows the common wisdom that to get a high-paying career, you need to continue on to college and get a degree. A new report from the CIBC, however, makes it clear that the facts aren’t quite so simple. In fact, while a college degree can be the ticket [...]
We told you recently that EMSI’s unique labour market data for Canada was about to get better with the addition of new geographic options and a new section of education data. Now we’d like to invite you to a free webinar on September 19th to present EMSI’s new education data in person, and to show [...]
We’re already proud of Analyst for Canada, which has offered comprehensive data on industries and occupations. With our newest data release, though, we’ve made the tool far more useful by adding complete data on Canada’s postsecondary educational programs. Using Statistics Canada’s excellent PSIS data, we’ve been able to compile data on completions for every single postsecondary [...]
There’s clear evidence that degree level matters when it comes to lifetime earnings. But another critical element is the actual job that a person chooses. We explore well-paying jobs that (often) take an associate’s degree to land.
Here at EMSI, we love data. But, even more than data, we love seeing what we do making a difference for real people. That’s why we were so excited to see one of our clients, Monroe Community College, featured in a recent cover story in Community College Week.
Rather than focus on the sheer number of students it serves, Miami Dade College is more concerned about ensuring its graduates enter the workforce with the right skills and credentials. That’s where EMSI’s Career Coach fits in.
With Analyst, EMSI’s data research tool, Troy University’s Center for International Business and Economic Development spreads integral labor market information to practitioners throughout Alabama more efficiently and with less fuss than it could before.
A quick look at how some of our clients are putting Career Coach to work — and what they’re saying about their success.