ETA initiated a small project to assist the states to better use real-time LMI -- which compiles and analyzes Internet job ads and resumes in order to better understand labor markets, and to improve employment, education and training programs. This Webinar highlights the work of PA and NYC.
CWIA Presentations Pennsylvania's Workforce: What are the Jobs of Tomorrow? This presentation provides educators and guidance counselors with a basic understanding of the occupational data available to identify emerging careers for students. Also included are some key occupational research tools, such as O*Net, job spidering and the soon-to-be-released career exploration tool. June 2011 Analyzing Pennsylvania's Employment Picture This presentation will use statewide and local area press releases to explain the different employment data that is available from the Center for Workforce Information & Analysis (CWIA). Career Opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics This presentation focuses on Career Opportunities in STEM occupations, specifically those in manufacturing. Emphasis is placed on specific occupations within manufacturing with a positive outlook. May 2011 Green Research: Then and Now This presentation reviews findings from the most recent green research. Also included is a demonstration of a new career exploration tool, which has a specific module on green jobs. May 2011 Industries and Occupations: The Keystones of Labor Market Information (LMI) This presentation will focus on labor market information (LMI) from the perspective of occupational and industry analysis and tools available. May 2011 The Use of Fast Facts and Real-Time Labor Market Information in Pennsylvania This presentation will highlight new tools and resources that showcase real-time data and job spidering technology. Help Wanted OnLine (HWOL), job spidering, Fast Facts and New Hire data will be discussed, along with ways in which the information can be accessed, disseminated and used in daily work. May 2011 Using Unemployment Compensation Information to Understand Your Local Economy
NCES has issued the first results from its follow-up of how 9th graders fared 2.5 years later, when most of the students were in the Spring term of 11th grade. The results include important findings on dropping out, progress by socioeconomic background, math scores, and students’ preparation and expectations for adulthood.
This report contains statistical information on Pennsylvanians who earn at or below minimum wage, analyzes the demographic characteristics of hourly workers making at or near the minimum wage, details the industry characteristics of those making at or near the minimum wage, discusses the issues of inflation and poverty in relation to the minimum wage and considers other states’ minimum wage data. The National Bureau of Economic Research has determined that our national economy was in a recession beginning in December 2007 and ending in June 2009. Therefore, a comparison is made between the years 2009 and 2010 to determine the recession’s effect on hourly workers making at or near the minimum wage.
This is Lesson 3 of the Using Skill Assessments & Career Pathway Planning Module. You should have already completed the both Lesson 1 and 2 of this module as well as the LMI Fundamentals before continuing on with this lesson. So now is the time for you to dig deep into the LMI and practice using the tools that we covered in Lessons 1 and 2. You will be read a scenario regarding a job seeker or business that has come to your career center needing assistance. You will help them, but answering a series of questions by using the Labor Market Information tools we’ve walked through.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) held this Webinar on real-time labor market information (LMI) to explain its latest project, and to highlight the work of a leading state and city in in this field.
This report identifies the number and type of green jobs that exist within the state of Pennsylvania. It also forecasts changes in green jobs employment based on employers’ two-year projections. Data from the survey will also help clarify the needs and challenges for the green workforce, both statewide and regionally.
This presentation provides the following for the State of Pennsylvania: 1. An overview of the Center for Workforce Information & Analysis (CWIA) and its labor market information products and services in support of workforce and economic development. 2.Creating an awareness of new and existing labor market information tools for Workforce Investment Boards and Industry Partnership professionals. Topics include: Fast Facts, Help Wanted Online Ads, New Hires, Job Spidering, the Local Employment Dynamics database, the Regional Data Analysis Tool, Targeted Industry Cluster reports, Reemployment Assessments, and TORQ 3.Job Spidering a technology that searches the internet for online job postings and allows job seekers to review thousands of online jobs from dozens of web sites in one location. 4.Providing educators and guidance counselors with a basic understanding of the occupational data available to identify emerging careers for students.
The Population Reference Bureau has prepared a series of extremely useful tables and maps on the 13 Appalachian states (the maps depict the region’s 420 counties) using combined 2007-2011 Census Bureau American Community Survey data. Issued by the Appalachian Regional Commission, the study includes chapters on the region’s labor force, educational attainment, income and poverty, and migration patterns as well as other demographic and housing data.
This presentation will focus on Pennsylvania’s customized use of Local Employment Dynamics (LED) data. It will display the Local Employment Dynamics Access Database created by Pennsylvania and distributed to local area workforce investment boards. It will also highlight examples of the integration of LED Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) data with existing data sets for use in monthly and customized reports. It will also demonstrate, in greater detail, how other states can use the database structure to create their own customized LED database. To register, go to https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/497398882