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.
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.
Professionals in workforce development, economic development, and higher education are fighting to make their communities well suited for advanced manufacturing industries. But the definition of advanced manufacturing is often vague and difficult to define at the industry level. What exactly is it?
The fifth annual EMSI conference took place September 21-23 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Here are some of our favorite sound bites from speakers and attendees as we discussed “Know Your Workforce: The Intersection of Talent and Careers.”
San Diego Workforce Partnership uses EMSI data to create up-to-date, shareable materials for use by educational organizations, jobseekers, journalists, and more. These materials include a series of reports about the region’s priority sectors and an employment dashboard that provides a snapshot of San Diego’s labor market.
“Our mission is to create a comprehensive and cohesive workforce development system in Southeast Michigan that provides employers with the talent they need for success.”
A variety of reasons can bring a person to seek help from a workforce investment board. No matter the issue, skills transferability data—which allows you to compare occupations—is key to answering this question. But there is so much data, how can you quickly make sense of it?
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) puts a renewed and intensified focus on the importance of labor market information. Ron Painter (CEO, NAWB) summed it up well in an interview with EMSI: “If we thought WIA was interested in data, WIOA is obsessed with data.”