Insights based on real-time job data
America’s higher education system can shift its strategy to survive the 2020 recession. Good Jobs in Bad Times shares practical, insightful advice to align academic offerings with the post-pandemic job market.
To help organizations pinpoint disruptive tech skills, Burning Glass Technologies analyzed more than 17,000 unique skills demanded across our database to identify the top 10 most disruptive skills in tech.
Roughly half of the programs that first graduated students in the 2012-13 or 2013-14 academic years reported five or fewer conferrals in 2018. Discover new strategies institutions can put in place to make better bets on the future.
Are K-12 students learning new foundational skills? A new report by Burning Glass Technologies and American Student Assistance examines the attitudes of K-12 teachers on incorporating high-demand workforce skills in the curriculum.
There are many sacrifices involved with military service, but one of the less-appreciated ones is the toll it takes on the careers of military spouses. This new report identifies several recommendations for improving employment prospects for military spouses.
US workforce agencies are facing a desperate need for jobs that can serve as “lifeboats” for those out of work until the economy recovers. Burning Glass Technologies has identified jobs that workforce agencies can focus on for near-term employment.
Burning Glass and Epic Games partner on a joint report quantifying demand, use, and adoption of 3D graphics skills and real-time 3D skills in the workforce.
Transportable skills can be learned in PreK-12 programs and enable students to navigate changing workforce demands throughout their careers.
The most profound — and underappreciated — trend in today’s labor market is how technology is mutating jobs into new, hybrid jobs, combining skill sets that never used to be found in the same occupation.
Retirements and changing demand for skills means there are potential shortages of infrastructure workers, and especially managers, to meet the need.
After analyzing nearly 4 million resumes of middle-skill jobseekers, this report shares career advancement prospects of people entering middle-skill jobs.
In two reports in partnership with AEI, Burning Glass Technologies identifies specific, practical ways liberal arts graduates, both at the bachelor's of arts and associates of arts degree level, can increase both their job opportunities and their pay.
Apprenticeships have bipartisan support as a promising alternative to bring young people into the workforce, but they are still only a tiny fraction of total job openings in the United States.
Our research finds the impact of certifications is potent but narrow in the job market, with employer demand confined to a handful of certifications. In fact, the top 50 certifications account for two-thirds of all requests in job postings.
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.
In our third annual examination of the job market for interns, we find the trends we have identified in the past intensifying, which means the challenges for prospective interns are increasing.
We live in a digital world. Our phones, our cars, our banks, and our hospitals – nearly every aspect of our lives – depend on computer code. As a result, coding, or computer programming, is becoming a core skill requirement for many well-paying jobs.
Foundational or “soft” skills occupy an unusual position in the debate over America’s workforce. Employers say these skills are both crucial and hard to find. But it has also been notoriously difficult to define what these skills are.
Here, we take a look at entry-level STEM job postings in 2013 and provide analysis of the skills gap in this key sector. Our research reveals that the demand for STEM talent is significantly greater than commonly reported.
Each month prior to the release of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ jobs report, Burning Glass will publish real-time data and analysis about the employment landscape in the United States. These are not just raw numbers.
Burning Glass analyzed millions of online job postings from the past 12 months and found that by coupling technical skills with a liberal arts education can nearly double the jobs available to graduates and offer an average salary premium of $6,000.
The decline of middle-skill jobs is hurting both U.S. competitiveness and the middle class—and business should take the lead in turning that around, according to a new report from Accenture, Burning Glass Technologies, and Harvard Business School.
Health care reform depends on the better management of medical information—“health informatics”—yet the labor market is not keeping up with the demand for workers with these skills.
In our third annual examination of the job market for interns, we find the trends we have identified in the past intensifying—which means the challenges for prospective interns are increasing.