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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.

If Talent is Ready to Flee, then Maybe it’s Time to Plan

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Every company says they worry about attracting and keeping talent—but based on last year’s MIT/Sloan Management Review survey , maybe they aren’t worrying enough about talent loss.

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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.

Manufacturing Shift: Software Jobs Now Outpace Production Openings

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American manufacturers now post more jobs for software developers than production workers , a sign that the products we make—and the methods used to make them—are increasingly driven by computer programming.

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'.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Finding Mobile App Developers Is Not Where You Expect

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Companies hiring mobile app developers are battling for candidates in the traditional tech grounds of San Francisco/San Jose, New York, Los Angeles and Seattle, paying premium salaries to attract talent.

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.

Three Outcomes Human Resource Leaders Can Provide the CEO to Avoid Workforce Restructuring

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Workforce restructuring costs companies billions of dollars each year due to lack of planning for the future talent needs. With the right techniques, Human Resource leaders can offer CEOs three ways to avert these wrenching changes and better meet workforce needs.

WSJ: Should Businesses Value Free MBA Classes Taken By Workers?

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The Burning Glass Technologies insights into real-time market data can guide workers on exactly what skills they should build upon to improve their demand in the workforce. In this article, the Wall Street Journal looks at the payoff of these free MBA classes.

The Secret of College ROI: Focus on Skills That Pay Off

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Students, parents, and educators alike are all looking for the best college ROI (return on investment). The secret to a big education return is the same as with any other investment: buy low, sell high.

The Top Three Baseline Skills Every Employer Wants

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Plenty of employers complain about the difficulty in getting skilled workers. But what skills do they need? If employers had to pick the top three baseline skills, or top soft skills as they are sometimes called, what would they choose?

Employer Branding: Funnel Building with your Employer Brand

Speaker: Iain Hamilton, In-house Consultant & Managing Director, People Traction

Employer branding is often viewed as a project rather than an evergreen way to attract and retain talent. In this webinar we will discuss how to build talent acquistions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset.

GovTech Works: New Framework Defines Cyber Security Workforce Needs

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Huff Post: Student Success: The Post Completion Agenda

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Today the next phase of the community college agenda is upon us: the post-completion agenda… Real-time labor market data research helps and is increasingly available with firms such as Burning Glass.

How to Guide Workforce Transition Efforts in Advanced Manufacturing

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The workforce transition to advanced manufacturing isn’t just about upgrading technology; it’s about upgrading people.

Deccan Chronicle: Health care in trouble as cyber security threat grows

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Employer Branding: The No-Fluff Culture Conversation

Speaker: Kirsten Davidson, Senior Partner, Employer Branding, Employera

If you feel like you’re banging your head against the wall driving your culture and employer brand efforts forward, you’re not alone. Former head of employer brand for Glassdoor and industry leader in culture and employer branding, Kirsten Davidson shares the lessons she’s learned the hard way so you don’t have to. Join us for a frank conversation about what just about everyone is getting wrong, and how to get it right.

Can watching start-ups tell the future of how to shape talent?

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Hiring patterns change when an industry experiences disruption, and the financial services sector is no exception.

NPR: Hospitals Face Growing Cybersecurity Threats

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Patient information can be vulnerable when health care facilities are the focus of cyberattacks… According to Burning Glass Technologies , the average advertised pay for health care cybersecurity positions is 25 percent lower than in finance and other industries. Read more >> .

Geo targeted jobs data show Amazon’s next smart home installation markets

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Amazon recently completed their best week of Alexa product sales ever , during the Prime Day sale we wrote about last week here. But Amazon isn’t stopping there.

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.

Employer Branding: The New Front-Line

Speaker: Philip Black, Head of US Strategy, Omobono

Hear from Head of Strategy, U.S. at Omobono, Philip Black, about new ways that leading, forward-thinking companies are using Employer Branding in order to differentiate themselves from competition to find the talent they need.