Job Market Data
Our Applied Research team provides custom, in-depth job market data analysis for corporate clients and educational institutions.
Understanding the Market, and Guiding Decisions
Gathering job market data is one thing but making sense of it and putting it to practical use is a whole different challenge. Our Applied Research team tackles this challenge by providing the analysis and tactical advice on skills and jobs that employers need most.
Our teams cover topics that:
- Guide educators to make critical decisions about new degree programs
- Assist governments in making job training investments based on the skills employer need most
- Develop customized career ladders to help job seekers find opportunities for advancement
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The labor market is changing at an ever-higher rate. The high rate of change makes it more difficult to match new graduates and jobs, and it also presents new challenges for their education if they are to develop in line with the labor market.
Seven “emerging professions” shaped by new technology will drive new job growth worldwide, according to a new World Economic Forum study using data from Burning Glass Technologies.
This new report, Towards a Reskilling Revolution: Industry-Led Action for the Future of Work, makes the business case for reskilling the” at-risk workers”, both for business and governments. The report creates a balance sheet for retraining existing workers against firing them and bringing in workers with new skills.
SalesForce Skills in high demand. “Want to land a better job? If you do one thing in pursuit of that goal this year, you should add Salesforce skills to your resume. It’s one of the fastest-growing, most in-demand skills out there”. Burning-Glass Technology observed this trend within the labor market in the US in 2017 […]
What’s Trending in Jobs and Skills The study examines more than 95 million online job postings over three years to identify both the fastest-growing jobs and fastest-growing skills in the U.S. job market. Would you like to know which are the skills and jobs in high demand and those that are declining? Fill the form […]
In new research on the U.S. skills gap, we found demand for workers exceeded supply by a total of 4.4 million openings across 12 different career areas.
The first job matters: college graduates who start out underemployed are likely to stay that way, and women are more likely to be underemployed than men.
Data Science and Analytics are no longer just buzzwords–they are essential business tools. We found the demand for these skills is growing rapidly, and that the demand is having a particularly strong impact in decision-making roles.