Austin is very much a mecca for tech-centered manufacturing. But we were curious if the same thing was true for other big tech markets, so we looked at our regional GDP numbers by detailed industry to check.
The sixth annual Emsi conference will take place in Coeur d’Alene, ID on October 17-19, 2016. Come hear what MCC has done—and learned—so far in using clearly marked pathways to improve student experience and outcomes.
Developer users can now compare cost of living adjusted wages and earnings by region, down to the ZIP code level, with the addition of C2ER’s Cost of Living Index.
The BLS is considering reducing the number of occupations, industries, and regions it reports data on in the OES program. Here’s why this is a bad idea.
The National Association of Workforce Development Professionals conference focused on knowing your impact, data, business engagement, and partnerships.
Emsi’s newly improved Job Postings Analytics (JPA) is now available with the latest release of Analyst and Developer, our labor market analysis tools. Focused on granularity of both location and skill, our revamped JPA aims to help users gain a richer understanding of the economy in a given region.
When it became apparent that wages wouldn’t quickly recover from the 2007 recession, workers sought an edge in the job market by going back to school. But degrees can be expensive and time-consuming, so many turned to certificates and community colleges to gain valuable new skills. Postsecondary certificates—vocational awards that require less than two years […]
Are college graduates ready to enter the workforce? According to a new CareeBuilder survey, a significant number of employers are doubtful. They cite reasons for their doubts and also identify which skills recent college graduates most likely don’t have.
Support activities for mining shed 85,000 jobs from 2014–2015. Oil and gas extraction didn’t fare much better. What does this mean for economic development?
Which states have the fastest-growing tech sectors? We explored CompTIA’s Cyberstates 2016 data to find out. Our analysis includes some surprising results. Some states are better at attracting tech sector talent than others.