Whether it’s employers looking to hire or job seekers looking for work, having the right skills is key in today’s economy. In fact, work-relevant skills are fast becoming the primary language and currency of the labor market — the best way to communicate value in a skill-based economy.
This year’s Talent Attraction Scorecard unpacks how early data suggests existing trends in remote work and large city out-migration have been accelerated by COVID-19.
As Isaiah Berlin famously said: “A fox knows many things. A hedgehog knows one big thing.” The resilient worker is both fox and hedgehog: they know a little about many things, and they know a lot about one or two subject matters. They are both specialist and generalist.
The US has less than half of the cybersecurity candidates it needs to keep up with ever intensifying demand. For every 100 active postings, there are a mere 48 qualified candidates. So how can we solve the cybersecurity talent crisis?
Using Social Determinants of Health to Fight COVID-19 and Get the Economy Back on Its Feet.
Attracting remote workers can be a great compliment to other economic development strategies. Learn how to attract them to your community!
Speaking the common language of skills can bring educators, companies, and workforce/economic developers together to address the talent needs of a specific region or industry.
Strada Institute for the Future of Work, in partnership with Emsi, introduces the concept of skills shapes, a real-time analysis of the labor market.
The education-to-career pathway is non-linear, and these critical business roles are filled by people from a diverse array of degrees.
The real-world labor market outcomes of STEM, humanities, and business grads show some surprising similarities.
Emsi and Strada’s new research looks at the labor market outcomes of liberal arts graduates and the uniquely “human” skills they bring to employers.
Discover how well small and large counties are attracting talent in Emsi’s third annual Talent Attraction Scorecard
Where do graduates move after college? Ivy League grads move to the big cities. Community college grads stay close to home. But what about everyone else?
What skills do you need to work at top U.S. companies like Amazon, Apple, Exxon Mobil, and Walmart? Emsi analyzed millions of online job postings to see what skills these companies want and how they’ve changed over time. Hint: management is a popular one.
From Madison, WI, to Elkhart, IN, which metros are the most and least diverse? New rankings, research, and a Nevada success story demonstrate the impact diverse economies have on long-term success.
The U.S. will need to train 87 new pilots every day for the next 20 years to meet growing demand.
The Wall Street Journal released an interactive front-page article showing where the nation’s college graduates move to after receiving their degrees.
In our newest research, we consider domestic manufacturing’s post-recession renaissance, and analyze the critical skills required for the modern production worker.
Data science is everywhere these days. Think about millions of Americans shopping, banking, traveling, and networking on our ubiquitous technologies.