Our report on underemployment uses a new data source, so we thought we would address some of the common questions we’ve heard about our methodology.
New research finds that 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.
Pomp and Circumstances: New Study Finds Most College Graduates Who Start Out Underemployed, Stay There
New research finds that college graduates who are underemployed in their first job are likely to still be underemployed up to 10 years later.
As marketing roles evolve into online-savvy positions focused on customer segmentation & digital outreach, these digital skills are crucial for marketers.
Just how big is the skills gap in the American workforce? Our new analysis shows both the size and the cause of the gap depends on the specific occupation.
More than 1.4 million American workers are at risk of losing their jobs because of technology, but with proper job training, their options for finding comparable or even better jobs can increase fivefold, according to a World Economic Forum report using Burning Glass data and released at Davos.
Productivity software skills—spreadsheets and word processing—may seem basic, but are still the skills that set workers on the first rung of the career ladder and bring an immediate pay boost over workers who don’t have them. You can see the impact of these skills in…
Apprenticeships are one of the rare bipartisan ideas in workforce policy—so why are there so few of them? Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said the current apprenticeship programs are too small at a White House conference. “[Only] 0.3 percent of the workforce…
There is a lot of opportunity to expand apprenticeships in the U.S., but right now apprentices are limited to a relatively few occupations, and relatively few openings. There is bipartisan support for investing more in apprenticeship programs, but before we expand…
U.S. Has Potential to Triple Apprenticeships, Researchers from Harvard Business School and Burning Glass Technologies Find
The number of occupations commonly using apprenticeships could potentially be tripled, and the number of actual apprentices expanded eightfold, according to new research from Harvard Business School’s Managing the Future of Work Project and labor market analytics firm Burning Glass Technologies.
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