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Is the Pace of Technology Driving the STEM Skills Gap?

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Technology moves fast—and a new study using Burning Glass data suggests that pace of change is what’s really driving the STEM skills gap. .

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How to Help Your Students Find the Right Jobs Using Labor Insight

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Every educator wants their students to graduate and find a successful job. But with the pace of change in today’s workforce, it can be difficult to pinpoint the skills and roles employers are looking for. So how can you easily find out what employers want and communicate that to your students? .

Engineering and Four Trends Shaping the Workforce

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The future of work is changing so rapidly that it’s hard for people to keep up, whether they’re workers, employers, educators, or students. But a grasp of four major trends shaping today’s workforce can help all of these groups anticipate where the market is going and react to it. .

Commanding the Current Market: Traditional Students

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Career Outcomes: The Key to Effective Enrollment Marketing is a six-part blog series that explains how postsecondary institutions can use career outcomes to bolster enrollment, increase retention, and help graduates get on the path to career success. New to the series??Find Find Part 1 here.

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Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

Your How-to Guide to Using Career Outcomes in Enrollment Marketing

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Career Outcomes: The Key to Effective Enrollment Marketing is a research-driven blog series about the power of career outcomes data and how it can boost student enrollment, retention, and career success. The series is full of helpful how-to tips for postsecondary institutions.

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The First Job Counts: It’s Hard to Shake Off Underemployment

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A bad first job isn’t just a phase—it can be the start of a job market trap that keeps college graduates underemployed for a decade.

The Top 10 Careers for Military Spouses

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There are a lot of challenges facing military spouses —long separations, frequent moves, worry—but one of the major concerns is the impact on a spouses’ career. That’s why the Hiring Our Heroes project at the U.S.

Capturing the Untapped Market: Aspiring Career Changers

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Higher Education’s Untapped Markets is a six-part blog series that explains how postsecondary institutions can use career outcomes to show adult learners the value of enrolling in higher education. New to the series? Find Part 1 here.

The Top 20 Hardest to Fill Engineering Jobs

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Anyone who runs a school of engineering knows how much trouble employers have finding engineering talent—perhaps not as much trouble as depicted in this past week’s episode of Better Call Saul , but pretty challenging. Then again, the application process isn’t usually as elaborate, either. .

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

Three Trends That Could Upend Your Workforce

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Workforce agencies all over the country can struggle with building and maintaining a strong, healthy workforce. There are many factors that affect the readiness of a workforce, from global demand to local training programs.

Birmingham Uses Labor Data Analysis to Build a Stronger Workforce

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It’s important for regions to have modern, skilled workforces and ensure they have outside dollars coming into the community. With a new report released today, we analyze the job market of the Birmingham, Ala.,

Top 25 Hotspots for Data Science Jobs: New York, Silicon Valley…and Trenton?

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The top 25 cities for data science jobs show how widespread the demand for data skills has become, branching out from major tech hubs into cities around the country. In fact, the highest concentration of big data job openings to the employed population isn’t in Silicon Valley but in Trenton, N.J.,

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How Analyzing Regional Skills Can Lead to Successful Campus Expansion

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Opening a new campus is a major financial investment for higher education institutions. In order to ensure the new campus will be successful, institutions need to know that they will attract the right students, and that their graduates will have the best skills and knowledge for their future careers.

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

From Phoenix, A Sneak Peek into the Future of Automation and Jobs

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Today, work as we know it is shifting, and rapidly. Automation and artificial intelligence will have a widespread impact on jobs in the years ahead, and especially on low-skilled jobs. In some cases, technology will eliminate jobs.

First Jobs and Gender Gaps: Women More Likely to be Underemployed Than Men

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Women are more likely to be underemployed in their first job, a fact that may shed light on both the gender pay gap and the glass ceiling.

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.

Trending and Emerging Skills in Australia

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Australia’s National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) recently wrote a paper that examines the latest real-time data on trending and emerging skills in Australia. This data was sourced from Burning Glass Technologies, which has been collecting data in Australia for years.

Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

How to Use Labor Market Data in Academic Program Development and Curricular Design

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Skills are the foundation of every job. And yet, every job is different. So how can your institution prepare students for the jobs they want, and set them on a path to career success? The answer can be found by using real-time labor market data.

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How Low-Skill Workers Can Survive Automation

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Lower-skilled workers face the long-term threat of being automated out of their jobs. But with the right strategies, workforce agencies can make it easier for these workers to leverage the skills they have and transition to new jobs.

Underemployment vs Unemployment: What’s the Difference?

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The U.S. unemployment rate is the lowest it has been since the Great Recession, yet our research shows four in 10 recent college graduates are underemployed. This isn’t a contradiction, and in fact the two trends can easily live side-by-side.

Career Pathways: The Closest Thing to a Sorting Hat for Learners

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At Hogwarts, the school for wizards, linking education with career pathways was easy. They had a hat. If you’re familiar with the Harry Potter stories, you know all about the Sorting Hat , which served as the guidance counselor at Hogwarts.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Capturing the Untapped Market: Skeptical Enrollees

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Over one-third of all adults have taken work-related classes or training in the last 12 months. With nearly 250 million adults in the United States, that means there are 89 million adults actively pursuing education opportunities to advance their careers.

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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?

Using Real-Time Data to Tap New Talent Pools

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For employers, one of the problems of a white-hot job market is that it’s getting hard to find the talent you need. In some fields and in some regions, such as software development in Silicon Valley, it’s taking longer and getting more expensive to fill jobs. . So why not look somewhere else? .

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Cyberseek Figures Show U.S. Still Struggles with Cybersecurity Skills Gap

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The cybersecurity job market remains tight, with more than 300,000 cybersecurity job openings in a recent 12-month period, according to the latest update to the Cyberseek job site. There were 301,873 cybersecurity job openings in the private and public sectors between April 2017 and March 2018.

Small Business Compensation Trends for 2018

We’ve developed a special edition of PayScale’s 2018 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) specifically for small businesses. It covers everything from base and variable pay practices to competitive jobs, retention concerns and mergers & acquisitions. Download the free small business edition to gain insights such as: Top compensation priorities and concerns for small businesses in 2018. How small business pay practices differ from other organizational sizes. Ways that small businesses organizations emphasize culture through compensation.

Capturing the Untapped Market: Directionless Drifters?

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Career Outcomes: The Key to Effective Enrollment Marketing ? is a six-part blog series that explores how postsecondary institutions can combat declining enrollments by appealing to untapped market segments. New to the series? ? Find Part 1 here. ? .

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The Best and Worst Jobs to Escape Underemployment

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One of the secrets of escaping underemployment is to be in an occupation where there are lots of college-level jobs—even if a graduate starts off in a non-college job.

Davos Report Examines How to Expand Options for Displaced Workers

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More than 1.4 million American workers are at risk of losing their jobs because of technology over the next decade, but with proper job training, their options for finding comparable or better jobs can increase fivefold.

Building Bots: How Artificial Intelligence Demand is Shaking Up Financial Services Hiring

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Over the past few years artificial Intelligence (AI) has been making waves in pop culture, appearing in hit TV shows like Westworld and even impacting social media where AI bots are replicating humans.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

What Can You Do with a Liberal Arts Degree? Plenty, With the Right Skills

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Liberal arts majors make less than other college graduates in the job market—but with a few extra skills, they won’t have to. By becoming eligible for up to 1.4

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