Emsi is pleased to join UPCEA and HackerU on September 27 at 2pm EST (11am PST) to present the webinar Securing Enrollments Through Cybersecurity Education. Back in January, we published Five Things You Should Know About Cybersecurity, which provided insight into the rapidly growing cybersecurity industry. Of course, as cyber attacks have increased in frequency over the last […]
In the latest sign of a tight labor market, Amazon made headlines again by hosting a nation-wide career day event to help fill 30,000 open jobs. For educators, news like this raises a familiar question: “Are our students and adult learners prepared to seize these opportunities and thrive in these roles?” You may not have an Amazon facility in your backyard, but most institutions have at least one major employer in their region that drives prosperity by offering quality jobs and opportunity for advancement. So, using Amazon as an example, let’s look at how a college or university might identify the needs of a major employer, and use that data to proactively pursue a strategic partnership.
Talking about the labor market just got easier with the release of Emsi Skills, a new open-access skills library. Read the full press release and find out how you can explore and interact with this new common language that connects people, education and employers.
With Emsi’s staffing package, staffing and recruiting organizations can measure market share and identify new sectors for growth in any location, see which companies are actively hiring, and co-brand data research reports.
Your city and every other community in America are in an all-out arms race to develop, attract, and keep talent. Emsi has spent the last two years mapping local labor markets by skill cluster to help communities more effectively build and market their regional talent ecosystem and partner with higher education to upskill and train workers. Regional skill clusters are becoming a powerful way for regions to better match their talent to companies. Learn how skills are changing the way you define your region and talent strengths.
Good partnerships between educators and industry partners are the quintessential win-win scenario. For most institutions, the question isn’t whether to pursue these partnerships, but how. To help answer this question, Emsi is hosting a masterclass webinar on Tuesday, September 24 at 2pm EDT (11am PDT) with Jeff Spain, workforce solutions senior consultant, and Scott Wegeng, director of employer engagement and experiential learning at Columbus State Community College. Don’t miss out as they share lessons they’ve learned along the way, and get into the nuts and bolts of cultivating and maintaining industry partnerships!
As new technologies and increasingly sophisticated, high-skill jobs continue to emerge, pressure is increasing for higher education institutions to deliver workers prepared to thrive in this dynamic market. Staying relevant and proving value in this environment means keeping programs up-to-date and aligned with market demand through frequent program review and development. But these are complex, […]