Good data can be powerful. Good data packaged well and explained clearly can be even more potent. The MId-American Regional Council proved that with its latest report on manufacturing in Kansas City.
Among the toughest positions to find workers? Accountants, sales reps, machine operators/production workers, nurses, truck drivers, software developers, engineers, IT managers/database administrators, and marketing professionals.
What makes EMSI’s labour market data for Canada so special? Several things, but the most important might just be how big it is. EMSI’s Canadian data encompasses 305 industries and 522 occupations, and it includes data on every single geographic region in Canada, covering all 35 million Canadians. That’s a lot of data, and no matter [...]
The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce came out with another big report, and this one (like its 2010 Help Wanted report) uses EMSI’s detailed data to help estimate educational demand by detailed occupation.
At least 3,000 coal miners in eastern Kentucky have lost their jobs since last year. This case study details how the region has responded, and how the area’s workforce group used EMSI data to reel in a multimillion-dollar grant to help retrain the out-of-work miners and their spouses.
The skills gap and public scrutiny on the true effectiveness of the workforce investment system are two major hurdles confronting WIBs in 2013. In both cases, we would suggest that the right data is the best ally.
EMSI had the pleasure to take part in the National Association of Workforce Board’s radio program, Workforce Central.
On Wednesday, Feb. 13, Annike Crapuchettes and Rob Sentz of EMSI will speak with Ron Painter, President/CEO of the National Association of Workforce Boards, on the NAWB Workforce Central radio program.
The Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Area is home to the state capital, rich forestland, and other prized assets. But leaders there have not always fully understood how to use or prioritize those assets as part of a regional workforce/economic development strategy. A data-driven targeted industry study changed all that.
In this article, we take a closer look at the Scorecard model and how it works. We cover the particular advantages of benefit-cost analysis, the methodology we use, and the details of interpreting the study results.