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  • CareerOneStop logo with pathways to career success
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 3/9/2019

    CareerOneStop has recently updated its in-demand certification list. The list contains nearly 500 certifications that have been identified as in-demand through CareerOneStop’s analysis of national job posting data. The updated list includes 143 new certifications.

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    LMI Central
    Posted On: 1/30/2019

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) created an interactive periodic table of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) occupations instead of chemical elements. You can hover over an "element" or group to highlight each occupational discipline in the table.

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    LMI Central
    Posted On: 1/15/2019

    Secretary Acosta and the Department of Labor have responded to the Workforce Information Advisory Council's (WIAC) Challenges and Opportunities in Workforce and Labor Market Information Report. Read the report, the Secretary's response, and other information about the WIAC at https://www.doleta.gov/wioa/wiac/

  • Census Bureau linear graphs
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 1/15/2019

    The U.S. Census Bureau has posted online its current training schedule, including tutorials conducted as part of its Measuring America initiative.  Combined with their frequent data releases, the Census Bureau brings you the most reliable and up-to-date information on demographics across the nation.

  • Teacher explaining data on a flip chart
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 1/15/2019

    The LMI Institute and Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) host monthly webinars and training to help you learn about labor market information (LMI) tools and apply labor market data.

  • Advisory Committee
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 1/15/2019

    The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) mandated the creation of the Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC), an advisory committee charged with providing focused and specialized leadership on the labor market information (LMI) system. The U.S. Department of Labor (Department) is soliciting nominations for 14 appointments to the Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC).  The appointed nominees will serve two or three-year terms on the council. 

  • a man and two women sitting around a table holding papers
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 1/15/2019

    The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) mandated the creation of the Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC), an advisory committee charged with providing focused and specialized leadership on the labor market information (LMI) system. The WIAC held its first meeting in July of 2016 in Washington, DC.  Detailed agendas for its meetings, and notices of opportunity for members of the public to address the WIAC, are available on WIAC's Homepage.

  • Sample stats laid out in grid
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 1/15/2019

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) offers a wide range of data about employment and characteristics of the labor force.

  • New Quick-Lesson Podcast Series
    LMI Central
    Posted On: 1/14/2019

    In these training materials, the U.S. Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and state labor market departments show you how to use workforce data to identify growing and demand occupations, determine which of them are jobs that you can target for certain services, and ascertain what preparatory education and training are needed to qualify for them.

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    LMI Central
    Posted On: 1/11/2019

    Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW) releases "Understanding Your Community: Labor Market and Workforce Development System Data Toolkit".