In 2015, students and jobseekers conducted nearly 1.5 million job and program searches on Emsi’s Career Coach. Which careers and programs were most popular?
Wal-Mart would love to chip away at Amazon’s online retail dominance, and attracting top-shelf software developer talent—especially coaxing that talent from Amazon—would be a big step toward doing that.
Watch our webinar on how best to incorporate labor market data in your TechHire grant application and check out other grant-related resources.
In an effort to better bless our clients, we’ve created customer service teams focused on higher ed, economic and workforce development, and talent acquisition. Read more about the change, and watch a video of our customer service leaders talking about our new approach.
Economic and workforce development organizations are fighting to attract, retain, and grow advanced manufacturing businesses in their areas. If they can prove their talent pipeline, they’ll have a leg up on cultivating businesses that offer competitive wages, positively impact gross regional product, and present a variety of career pathways to employees.
SWOT is an acronym that stands for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. When applied to industry analysis—in this case using change in location quotient as the key metric—the highly visual SWOT framework allows economic developers and other local practitioners to segment industries into helpful buckets.
South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance (SCTWA) served as part of the team that recruited Gruppo Concorde (an Italian tile manufacturer) to Mount Pleasant, Tennessee—resulting in $80 million in capital investment and adding 180 jobs to the rural region. The ability to demonstrate workforce and demographics information, using EMSI data, was key to this process.
On Dec. 8 and Jan. 13, Emsi will host webinars to walk through how best to incorporate labor market data into your TechHire Partnership grant application.
This article revisits our 2008 case study about Newton, Iowa, which lost its largest employer that year. Now, spirits are up, and Jasper County (where Newton is located) has surpassed 2008 job counts and is driving unemployment into the ground.
Of all the clarion calls issued in the name of economic prosperity, the need for better collaboration between higher education, workforce development, economic development, and businesses has been one of the most urgent. And it’s a call that WIN has answered.