By the time they graduate college, students have typically spent at least 16 years in school. They know what to expect in academia. But they have little knowledge of the workforce—especially when it comes to salary. Broward College’s solution: career ladders that give students practical expectations and guide them into the labor market, bringing graduate and employer together.
The newly released September job postings data brings several important updates to Emsi’s skills data that are now live in Analyst and Developer. These updates include changes to the underlying data as well as a simplified interface.
Emsi is pleased to announce the release of the Program Outcomes portion of Alumni Insight. This powerful new functionality will empower colleges and universities to answer fundamental questions about their academic programs and the workforce outcomes of the students who enrolled in them.
The authors do an excellent job summarizing the forces that shape and disrupt the postsecondary landscape—the same forces that have created the need for the work we do at Emsi. The report stresses that higher ed professionals, employers, policy makers, and especially students must be able to articulate the labor market outcomes of education. Best of all, it prescribes primary steps for making this happen.
We created a prototype labor market search tool that taps into a database of over 182 million job postings to reveal how often employers mention your degree in their jobs ads. In this article, we look closely at non-technical degrees.
In this post we explore some of the top jobs in California for 2012. As far as wages and growth are concerned, most of California’s top jobs are in healthcare. As for concentration, it probably isn’t a good time to be an entertainer or performer, but it might be fun to find one and become their agent or business manager.