Skills provide a new way of looking at a community, adding more context and nuance for better decision making. Over the next few weeks we’re examining the basics of how skills data provides new insights into a region’s labor market. To kick things off, we’re looking at how skills provide a new understanding of a job.
What makes Georgia tick? What sets the economy apart and where do we see specialization and differentiation? What sectors have showed the strongest job creation in recent years? Which careers should young people be thinking about? What should higher ed and workforce development consider to help shape and grow the economy? These are the sorts of big, strategic questions we can (and should) consider with data.
In this first post we will examine the best occupations measured by growth and income that typically require “on-the-job training.”
We’ve been asked several times about the demand for engineers in the manufacturing sector. In this post, we provide some answers by looking at 31 engineering occupations that staff manufacturing.
On Dec. 13, 14, and 15, EMSI will host three webinars. Each will be at 2:00 p.m. Eastern, 11 a.m. Pacific.
So we all know that US manufacturing is hemorrhaging jobs. As domestic income and production costs increase, it makes it increasingly difficult for US manufacturers to keep their operations in-country. However, manufacturing is a very important generator of capital …