Recently, Monroe Community College published Measuring Middle-Skills Occupational Gaps Within the Finger Lakes Regional Economy, a report that uses a collection of data to measure skills gaps in the local community. EMSI’s program impact numbers also helped MCC demonstrate the economic return for each successful completion within its target occupation groups.
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Here at EMSI, we’ve identified the skills gap largely as a regional issue—you only need oil drillers where there is oil, and finance jobs are booming in the Southeast but not the Northwest. Using EMSI data to determine which skills are in demand in Massachusetts, the Boston Globe recently published an article that provides a sampling of growing middle-skill jobs in the region and offers insights about how to identify an associate’s degree program that will provide a high return on investment.
EMSI has been working with Chase in analyzing middle-skill labor market demand in nine metros, focusing on specific industries in each metro. The first of these reports, looking at the skills gap for New York City, was published in late October.
The Texas workforce report is the latest in a growing body of research that shines a light on middle-skill jobs and the growing need for workers with practical skills learned through a certificate or on-the-job training but not necessarily a bachelor’s degree
For those who couldn’t attend EMSI’s webinar on our Middle-Skill Spotlight report, we’ve included a video overview of the report and step-by-step instructions on how to use Analyst to tap into middle-skill data for your area.
In our recent analysis “Middle-Skill Spotlight,” we explored four in-demand sectors at the national level to give colleges a better handle on the economic and labor market landscape that students will face. Join us for a webinar on July 16 at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT), where Josh Wright, PR manager and senior editor at EMSI, will […]