Despite a challenging enrollment environment across the country, Waubonsee Community College (WCC) is thriving by prioritizing data-driven program development. In 2018, WCC made Toni Ford the college’s first full time Program Development Coordinator. Learn how Ford’s team is using labor market data to identify high-wage, high-growth jobs and create programs that set students up for success.
Writing a job posting is hard. Whether it’s a new job or an old job requisition they have on file, recruiters have to find the perfect balance of skills to attract the candidates they want. That’s why we’ve added the new Skills-Driven Recruiting Analysis to Emsi Recruit. With this new feature, recruiters can drop the text of their posting into our tool, extract the skills, see how common they are in any region, and find related skills.
Anne Arundel County had a problem, but it was also a great opportunity. Low unemployment meant businesses had open positions they couldn’t fill. Their ALICE population had the skills and work ethic to fill those positions. Data helped identify the barriers that were in the way.
Today, colleges and universities can access an unprecedented amount of information about the jobs learners want and the skills employers need. But applying this data effectively requires a clear vision for the why, how, and what of labor market analytics in higher education. To help provide this vision, Emsi hosted a webinar led by chief innovation officer Rob Sentz. Rob shared how institutions can and should use data about the economy and their alumni to improve their value and relevance in 2020 and beyond. Check out the recap to see a recording of the webinar and links to relevant research!
Western Governors University (WGU) has announced a partnership with Emsi that utilizes the Open Skills Library to power their groundbreaking skills architecture initiative. Together, WGU and Emsi are using the common language of skills to help connect students, educators, and employers. Read the full press release to learn more!
New decade, new top 25 list! We’ve compiled the top 25 highest-paying jobs for 2020, along with the highest-paying large and small metros for each job. Many are in healthcare, but some may surprise you.
Now in its fourth edition, this year’s Talent Attraction Scorecard revealed positive trends in small communities out West, rural Southern counties, and the Sunbelt. In a recent webinar we dove into these findings and others, discussed helpful strategies to tackle this work, and guiding principles to always fall back on. If you missed the webinar, you can watch it here!