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Robot Maintenance: Fastest-Growing Robotics Skill in Manufacturing

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Much has been written about how automation has become entrenched in manufacturing, but one telling statistic is this: job market demand is already shifting from building robots to maintaining them.

The Top 10 Computer Science Skills that Boost non-Computer Science Careers

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What do design, marketing, engineering, and data analysis have in common? They’re all careers where employers increasingly demand computer science skills.

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The Top 5 Certifications Employers Demand in the Job Market

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One of the big conclusions of our new research on certifications is that relatively few have traction in the job market—but what about the ones that do? What are the top five certifications in demand?

Track the Cybersecurity Job Market with Cyberseek

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The cybersecurity job market is still straining to find enough trained workers, and the Cyberseek™ job site now offers new data to help workers and employers fill the gap.

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Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

Demand for Digital Skills Increases in Middle-Skill Job Market

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Research from Burning Glass Technologies and Capital One finds digital skills open doorways for workers.

Which IT Skills are Going to be Hottest?

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The hottest IT skills… The Internet of Things (IoT)? Definitely. Virtual private networks? Not so much. In IT and technology, it’s not easy to identify which skills are currently on the ‘most-wanted” list, let alone predict which will be most in demand during the next two years.

Disruptive Skills: Identifying Job Skills that Shake Up Industries

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Certain job skills have the potential to shake up industries—and understanding them is critical to managing an organization’s talent.

Amazon’s success with the Alexa Echo family of devices proves that the online retail company has mastered the device space

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Amazon is setting record levels with the Alexa product line coming out of their Prime day sale ( Geekwire , July 11, 2017).

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Demand for Automation Skills in Finance Jobs Small But Growing Fast

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Even Wall Street bankers are worried about what automation will mean for their jobs.

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Symplicity and Burning Glass Technologies Form Strategic Partnership

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Collaboration Empowers Colleges and Universities to Align Career Services with Workforce Demands.

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Same Job Title, Different Skills: Why All Jobs Are Local

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While many people think a specific job title means the work will essentially be the same no matter where it’s located, that’s often not the case. Jobs with similar titles may require dramatically different skills in different parts of the country.

Hope to See You at BbWorld16

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Be sure and check out our sessions at BbWorld 2016 this week for the most up-to-date ideas on how real-time labor data can be used in career guidance and education planning.

Demand for Digital Marketing Skills Doubles

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Four in 10 marketing job openings now call for digital marketing skills, and the number of postings calling for digital skills has nearly doubled in the last five years.

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

In Light of Labor Day: Five Trends in the Job Market

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This Labor Day, we thought it would be a good idea to step back and look at trends in the job market. The employment impact of recent upheavals in China and the global stock markets still isn’t clear, and today’s monthly federal job report was below expectations. But in our research Burning Glass has seen a number of long-term trends that are reshaping the labor market. These are all trends workers should watch in a changing economy. 1) Employers have been raising the credentials bar.

Are E-Commerce Jobs Replacing Retail Jobs?

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Are e-commerce jobs replacing retail jobs? With many major retailers closing stores and e-commerce surging, we’ve been getting a lot of queries on this question, and our job posting data were cited in The Economist’s story on the topic. We thought we would examine the question in more depth.

Burning Glass Talent™ Mines the Data Employers Need to Match Hiring With Strategy

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New Burning Glass Technologies product guides firms in making data-driven decisions to improve their workforce.

Workforce Analytics: The world is bigger than your HRIS

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In a data-driven world, HR teams are increasingly taking notice regarding the importance of workforce analytics.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

Infographic: Data Science Jobs, by the Numbers

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Big Data is having a huge impact on the economy, and in our latest research report we quantify how the demand for data science and analytics skills is reshaping the job market.

Certifications vs Certificates: What’s the Difference?

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A lot of people are confused about the difference between certifications vs certificates, but when it comes to value in the job market, one qualification has a clear edge with employers. If you’re one of the people who have trouble telling the credentials apart, you’re not alone.

In Light of Labor Day: Five Trends in the Job Market

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This Labor Day, we thought it would be a good idea to step back and look at a few long-term trends that are reshaping the labor market. These are all job market trends workers should watch in a changing economy. 1) Skill sets are blending across industries.

See Burning Glass Technologies Solutions at HR Tech 2017

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We’ll be showing off the latest Burning Glass Technologies solutions for human capital management at the HR Tech 2017 Conference this week—including how Cisco Systems is using our real-time labor data to make talent decisions.

Why Classic Organizational Design Fails to Support a Culture of Innovation

Corporate America’s iconic brands are struggling to retain market share and improve collaboration against a rising tide of more agile competitors. But companies will continue to lose these battles unless they upgrade their vastly outdated operating systems based on command-and-control structures. It’s time to build your team of teams.

Job Postings for Blockchain Skills Double Over 2016

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The number of job openings posted requesting blockchain skills has more than doubled since the beginning of the year as more companies look for ways to build the new transaction system into financial technology.

Shifting skills in manufacturing demands proactive talent shaping

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Certain parts of the country have traditionally been linked to specific industries: Detroit for cars, Silicon Valley for technology, Texas for oil, etc. In these regions, geographic areas develop a supply of workers for those industries.

Data Science and Analytics Skills Demand Increasing Across All Sectors

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Data Science and Analytics (DSA) technologies are having a huge impact on the economy, but some sectors are embracing DSA jobs and skills faster than others.

New Report Shows Higher Demand for Technology Skills in Massachusetts than in U.S. Overall

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Nearly one in four jobs (23 percent) in Massachusetts involve computer science skills – significantly higher than the national average of less than 18 percent, according to a new study by Burning Glass Technologies and Achieve.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Employers Increasingly Demand Computer Science Skills in Non-Tech Jobs

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Two-thirds of highest-paying, fastest-growing jobs in fields like design, marketing, value computer science skills.

Degree Inflation in Job Market Hurts Both Workers and Employers

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Degree inflation in the job market is not only closing off opportunities for workers but also costing employers money, according to a new Harvard Business School study using Burning Glass Technologies data.

Bloomberg: Demanding a Bachelor’s Degree for a Middle-Skill Job Is Just Plain Dumb

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Credentialism obviously harms job applicants. What’s less obvious is that employers suffer, too. They miss out on new hires who—the study found—work hard, cost less, are easier to hire, and are less likely to quit.

CNN Money: Harvard study, Employers making it harder to hire

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Employers are increasingly demanding that applicants have better qualifications than the person already doing the same job, according to a new study published Tuesday by Harvard Business School professor Joseph Fuller…In total, the bar has been raised on 6.2

Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.

Hechinger Report: New research questions the value of certificates pushed by colleges, policymakers

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Certificates are the fastest-growing kind of postsecondary credential. Nearly a million a year are now being conferred.

The Hill: Expanding computer science in schools is a bipartisan opportunity

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It is evident in our day to day lives that coding skills and computer science have become necessary in the growing job market. The government is aware of the need to encourage students to learn these skills and become the future of workers, but the schools need more funding.

Need competitive intelligence? Check hiring patterns

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While real-time labor market information is useful for many things , one of the less utilized is competitive intelligence. A company’s hiring says a lot about what it does – and about its plans.

AEI: ‘New Skills Marketplace’ — Matthew Sigelman on Burning Glass and labor-market data

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Matthew Sigelman, CEO of Burning Glass Technologies, shares his expertise and the companies vast understanding of the job market. “New Skills Marketplace” is looking to inform today’s workers of the rapid changes and future of work.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.