API stands for “application programming interface.” Unless you work in IT, that may sound like gibberish, but it could be exactly the solution you’re looking for. That’s because APIs are a powerful, flexible way to get relevant data to your stakeholders at the point of decision. To help explain this concept, we sat down with Gresham Schlect, Emsi’s executive vice president for application development. Check out this video interview to learn more!
When educators connect their institution’s mission to the needs of their regional economy, employers thrive, communities prosper, and students’ lives are transformed. In this industry partnership masterclass, Jeff Spain and Scott Wegeng of Columbus State Community College offered a behind-the-scenes look at the strategies and best practices they’ve used to develop thriving “earn and learn” partnerships with 26 leading employers in their region, including household names like Honda and Target. Watch the full recording, or jump to a specific part of the presentation using the detailed outline.
Emsi2019 was a huge success and an historic event for us! Our ninth annual users’ conference took place last week, September 16-18, in beautiful Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Clients and data-users hailing from all over the US and Canada came together for three days of keynotes, workshops, and brainstorming together. With over 270 attendees, it was by far our biggest conference to date: 50% bigger than 2018. Many thanks to those of you who joined us!
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.
Emsi is excited to announce the upcoming Workforce Collaboration Summit on September 26 in Gainesville, FL. This unique, one-day event will bring together leaders from higher education, economic and workforce development, and private industry—all with one shared mission: helping Florida’s workforce thrive in the modern economy.
PanelPicker voting is now open for SXSW EDU 2020! Emsi is proud to share that our own Dr. Yustina Saleh, senior vice president of data and analytics, and Dr. Michelle Weise from the Strada Institute for the Future of Work are teaming up for a proposed conference session titled, The New Geography of Skills. Vote now if you’d like to see this important conversation take place next March in Austin, TX!