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Gross Domestic Product by County - NABE Webinar

Learn about a new Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) project to measure economic growth in each of the nation's over 3,000 counties during a webinar on December 13, 2018 at 2:00 PM Eastern. The National Association of Business Economists (NABE) is offering this public webinar to share information about the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) BEA data.

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Posted On: 12/18/2018 8:56 PM

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The Workforce Information Advisory Council is Soliciting Members

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. 

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Posted On: 1/14/2019 9:00 PM

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Public Use Microdata Areas Program - Census Seeks Comments on Geographic Areas

The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The Census Bureau asks State Data Centers to involve interested data users, such as those in tribal, state, and local (e.g., county, incorporated place, and town/township) governments, as well as regional planning agencies or organizations, to ensure that Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) meet the needs of a variety of data users.

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Posted On: 7/10/2020 8:52 PM

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Federal Reserve Launches Unemployment Claims Monitor for National Data

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta has created a national Unemployment Claims Monitor, a virtual dashboard complete with data visualization tools for tracking initial and continued Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims. 

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Posted On: 7/15/2020 6:04 PM

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CareerOneStop Launches In-Demand Certification Finder Tool

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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Posted On: 7/15/2020 12:14 PM

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BEA's Suvey of Current Business Turns 100

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is celebrating the centennial of the Survey of Current Business (SCB), the publication for BEA's data, including national, regional, industrial, and international economic accounts.

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Posted On: 7/23/2020 7:26 PM

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Census Bureau Solicits Commments on Pulse Surveys and Survey of Income and Program Participation

The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The Census Bureau published a sixty-day Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) notice to solicit comments on the Household Pulse Survey, Small Business Pulse Survey and the Survey of Income and Program Participation.  Comments are due July 20, 2020.

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Posted On: 7/23/2020 8:09 PM

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New Video Explains How to Use Competency Models for Career Planning

Lauren Fairley, a U.S. Department of Labor Workforce Analyst and student career counselor, walks viewers through a step-by-step process for how to navigate the competency model website, related career planning resources and tools, and highlights related career planning sites.  Check out the video and other Competency Model Career Planning Resources.

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Posted On: 7/23/2020 10:03 AM

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Annual Business Survey Changes: Census Bureau Solicits Commments

The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data In an effort to improve the measurement of business dynamics in the U.S., the Census Bureau conducts the Annual Business Survey (ABS). The Census has published a sixty-day Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) notice for the ABS.  In it, the Census proposes revisions, including new questions designed to measure business operations and remote work activity.

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Posted On: 7/2/2020 5:38 PM

America’s 10 Million Unemployed Youth Spell Danger for Future Economic Growth
BLS Solicits Comments on Current Employment Statistics Proposed Revised Report

The Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is seeking approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) for a proposed revision to the report on Current Employment Statistics (CES). BLS is publishing the sixty-day PRA notice for the proposed revision of the Report on Current Employment Statistics in the July 20, 2020 Federal Register. he ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data

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Posted On: 8/11/2020 7:26 PM

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O*NET's Newest Developments - Transition to SOC 2018

O*NET Web Services is transitioning to the O*NET-SOC 2019 taxonomy on November 17, 2020.  This taxonomy, based on the 2018 SOC, includes 1,016 occupational titles, 923 of which represent O*NET data-level occupations.  For more information on these changes, see the O*NET-SOC Taxonomy page at the O*NET Resource Center. The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data

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Posted On: 8/11/2020 6:39 PM

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Upcoming Economic Census Webinar Series

The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The Census Bureau is hosting an Economic Census webinar series, beginning in March, 2020. These webinars are part of a series that provide updates on the latest data from the 2017 Economic Census, with a focus on groupings of states or industry sectors.

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Posted On: 4/8/2020 9:43 AM

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Exploring American Indian and Alaska Native Data - Census Webinar

The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data On April 8, 2020 at 11:00 am EDT, the Census Bureau is presenting a webinar on "Exploring American Indian and Alaska Native Data."   Participants of this webinar will learn the differences between the American Indian and Alaska Native Population Groups data and the data for Tribal Areas.

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Posted On: 4/7/2020 8:38 PM

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Standard Occupational Classification System Updates from BLS

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has posted updates to the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system.  The SOC Update page contains new information on the SOC revision process for 2018.           The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data

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Posted On: 4/23/2020 9:45 AM

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New Advanced Manufacturing Competency Model

The Advanced Manufacturing Competency Model now reflects the knowledge and skills needed by today’s manufacturing workforce. For the first time, the rapidly growing electronics/semiconductor manufacturing industry is represented in this model.

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Posted On: 3/20/2020 3:22 PM

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BLS Solicits Comments on Business, Youth and Job Turnover Surveys

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has published two sixty-day notices in the Federal Register soliciting public comments by September 29, 2020.  The first is on the Business Response Survey (BRS) and the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS). The second is related to the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (1997).  The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data

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Posted On: 8/11/2020 8:14 PM

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CareerOneStop Newsletter for Summer 2020

Check out the Summer 2020 CareerOneStop Connections, the quarterly newsletter from CareerOneStop.org! The Summer 2020 Newsletter features the following items.

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Posted On: 8/19/2020 7:26 PM

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Using Competency Models for Curriculum Development: A Video Series

Competencies are becoming the new currency for job seekers and businesses filling their talent needs. The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) has released a new video series called How to Crosswalk Competency Models for Curriculum Development. The video series dives into how postsecondary education is collaborating directly with businesses to determine key academic, personal effectiveness, workplace, and industry-wide technical competencies.

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Posted On: 8/31/2020 4:58 PM

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BLS Issues State Employment and Unemployment Monthly News Release

On May 22, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) issued its monthly news release on state employment and unemployment for April 2020.  The data is produced by the BLS' Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS), part of the State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings program, and is regarded as the most reliable current data on employment changes.

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Posted On: 5/28/2020 9:10 AM

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Exploring Data on Veterans in Our Communities and in the Civilian Labor Market

The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data On May 20, 2020 at 1:30 pm EDT, the Census Bureau is presenting a webinar on Statistics of Army Veterans Transitioning into the Civilian Labor Market.  On May 6, 2020, the Census held a webinar on Veterans in Our Communities as well.   Participants of Census webinars learn how to quickly and easily extract Veteran information using various data tools.

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Posted On: 6/29/2020 1:49 PM

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Occupational Employment Statistics Data, Presentation and Online Video Released by BLS

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes data on the occupation, industry, and geographic area details surveyed in the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program data collection.  The May 2019 OES data were released on March 31, 2020. The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data

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Posted On: 6/17/2020 3:09 PM

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CareerOneStop Fall 2019 Quarterly Newsletter

Check out CareerOneStop Connections, the quarterly newsletter from CareerOneStop.org!

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Posted On: 2/5/2020 10:12 AM

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NASWA Labor Market Information Committee Reports Issued and Meetings Scheduled

The National Association of Workforce Agencies (NASWA) schedules regular meetings for its Labor Market Information (LMI) Committee.  As a result of its work, the LMI Committee released one of its products - a report entitled, "Labor Market Information Shops as Assets for Workforce Development:  Lessons and Examples from Three States."

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Posted On: 4/22/2019 5:40 PM

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Department of Commerce Data Advisory Council Meetings on Economic Statistics

The Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) within the Department of Commerce (DOC) hosts regular Commerce Data Advisory Council (CDAC) meetings to improve the communication and data sharing between businesses and the Department.

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Posted On: 6/19/2017 7:41 PM

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ETA Publishes its Lower Living Standard Income Level's Annual Update

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) releases its update to the Lower Living Standard Income Levels (LLSIL) annually, effective January 1st for the calendar year. A Federal Register Notice (FRN) is published later in the year to announce the availability of the LLSIL, which used in eligibility determinations for workforce programs..

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Posted On: 3/26/2020 3:20 PM

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics' Advisory Committee Meetings and Activities

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has a number of advisory committees that provide consultation and feedback on data program design and operations.  Most of these committees meet on a semi-annual basis, and meetings are posted in advance.

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Posted On: 4/22/2019 5:49 PM

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National Skills Coalition Webinars on Apprenticeship, Skills and Workforce Data

The National Skills Coalition (NSC) holds webinars that occasionally cover data-related topics, such as providing information on apprenticeship data or on collaborations related to workforce data.

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Posted On: 1/31/2020 1:31 PM

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The Census Bureau's Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Proposed Changes

The Census Bureau sought comments on its Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) information collection, which were due on this collection for the Local Employment Dynamics (LED) data series by February 6, 2017.

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Posted On: 11/27/2018 4:57 PM

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Third Multi-State Occupational Licensing Learning Consortium Meeting

How state licensing regulatory structures differ, the unintended consequences of licensing reform and how to sustain efforts as the Occupational Licensing Consortium wraps up were just some of the points of discussion during the third and final annual Multi-State Occupational Licensing Learning Consortium Meeting.

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Posted On: 2/6/2020 4:12 PM

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State Data Sharing Initiatives and Using Administrative Data for Evaluation and Policy

The State Data Sharing (SDS) Initiative, implemented by the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC), launched and hosted their first All States Meeting in September of 2016.  Periodically, in conjunction with NASWA and the CREC, the SDS holds webinars on the benefits, criteria and other considerations for sharing administrative data among states.

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Posted On: 11/6/2017 4:43 PM

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BLS Releases Monthly Labor Review on Projections for 2018-2028

This Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Monthly Labor Review article provides information for the BLS 2018-28 national employment projections, which were released September 4, 2019

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Posted On: 10/3/2019 11:30 AM

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BLS Apps for the Occupational Outlook Handbook and Local Data are Now Available

The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released an app version of the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH). So, in addition to the BLS Local Data App, data users can now download the CareerInfo app, available for both Apple iOS and Android devices.

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Posted On: 1/31/2020 1:31 PM

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Workforce Information Grant Public Comments Sought by ETA for a 60-Day Period

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) has published a sixty-day Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) notice for Workforce Information Grants to States (WIGS).Comments are due by December 9, 2019. The October 10, 2019 Federal Register Notice provides full background and instructions for the submission of comments.   The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data

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Posted On: 10/10/2019 6:52 PM

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Census Releases American Community Survey Data on Education and Employment

The U.S. Census Bureau provides regular releases of American Community Survey (ACS) statistics on education and employment. The release date for 2019 ACS data is September 17, 2020.

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Posted On: 8/19/2020 10:16 AM

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Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee Meetings

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Advisory Committee advises the Director of the BEA on matters related to the development and improvement of BEA's national, regional, regional, and industrial, and international economic accounts.  It especially focuses on areas of new and rapidly growing economic activities arising from innovative and advancing technologies.  And, it provides recommendations from the perspectives of the economics profession, business, and government.

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Posted On: 9/11/2018 11:45 AM

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Understanding Statistics and the Margin of Error in Surveys - How to Assess Data Accuracy

All surveys other than a complete census or complete administrative records involve various types of sampling errors, the most well-known of which is the “margin of error.”  To properly understand and use evidence, it’s important to have a basic understanding of the margin of error in surveys.

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Posted On: 8/24/2017 8:37 PM

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Job-to-Job Flows Explorer Webinar - See Workers Job-Hopping across Cities in the Tool

The Census Bureau is hosting a webinar on December 4, 2019 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. EST on "New Updates to Job-to-Job Flows Explorer on Workers Job-Hopping across Cities."

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Posted On: 11/21/2019 8:29 PM

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Global Industry Association Develops the First Semiconductor Competency Model

In a 2018 survey, 85% of SEMI members revealed that attracting, training and retaining talent is a major concern and top priority as emerging technologies including Al, machine learning, 5G and loT amplify the semiconductor industry's need for skilled workers.

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Posted On: 9/30/2019 2:37 PM

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Occupational Employment Statistics Data, Presentation and Online Video Released by BLS

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes data on the occupation, industry, and geographic area details surveyed in the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program data collection.  The May 2019 OES data were released on March 31, 2020. The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data

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Posted On: 6/29/2020 2:30 PM

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CareerOneStop Newsletter for Spring 2020

Check out the Spring 2020 CareerOneStop Connections, the quarterly newsletter from CareerOneStop.org! The Spring 2020 Newsletter features the following items.

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Posted On: 6/17/2020 3:30 PM

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The Census Interactive Data Hub with Demographic and Economic Resources

The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The U.S. Census Bureau and the Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership in collaboration with the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) and the Labor Market Information Institute, present a webinar on “Demographic and Economic Resources Using Census Data" on June 17, 2020.

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Posted On: 6/17/2020 12:18 PM

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How Many People are Unemployed? Comparing Survey Data and Claims Data

Counts of people receiving unemployment insurance benefits differ from counts of unemployed individuals measured in surveys of households.  These two measures of unemployment offer distinct, but related indicators, of trends in joblessness in the U.S. As the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) explains in its Commissioner's Corner blog, "the two measures track each other very closely," but they are not the same count.

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Posted On: 6/18/2020 6:57 PM

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Webinar on Job Growth and Spatial Mismatch between Jobs and Low-Income Residents

The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The U.S. Census Bureau and its Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership, in collaboration with the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), present a webinar on  "Job Growth and the Spatial Mismatch between Jobs and Low-Income Residents" on April 17, 2019. 

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Posted On: 4/16/2019 6:22 PM

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North American Industry Classification System for 2022 Comments Solicited by BLS

The Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is seeking comments on revisions to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) for 2022. The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data

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Posted On: 4/20/2020 4:42 PM

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CareerOneStop Winter 2020 Quarterly Newsletter

Check out CareerOneStop Connections, the latest quarterly newsletter from CareerOneStop.org!

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Posted On: 2/5/2020 10:16 AM

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Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee Meetings - Giving You the Power of Data

The Federal Statistics Advisory Committee advises the Directors of the Economics and Statistics Administration's (ESAs) two statistical agencies, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and the Census Bureau, and the Commissioner of the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on statistical methodology and other technical matters related to the collection, tabulation, and analysis of federal economic statistics.

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Posted On: 1/31/2020 1:31 PM

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White House Issues Report on Job-Driven Training and Apprenticeship Progress Update

The Administration under the leadership of Vice President Biden released a plan to expand the number of pathways for Americans to gain the skills they need to get better, higher-paying jobs and increase access to those pathways.  

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Posted On: 6/25/2019 12:35 AM

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Classifying Labor Surplus Areas - ETA Publishes Petition in Sixty-Day PRA Notice

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) has published a Federal Register Notice for the information collection request (ICR) entitled “Petition for Classifying Labor Surplus Areas.” This is a sixty-day notice with solicitation for comments from the public.  Consideration will be given to all comments received by February 10, 2020.

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Posted On: 1/31/2020 1:31 PM

New Quick-Lesson Podcast Series
LMI 101 Training Available as Quick Lesson Podcasts and Tutorials

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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Posted On: 1/14/2019 6:37 PM

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Find the Newest Economic Data for Business and Strategic Planning

Under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, workforce professionals will partner with economic development agencies to promote community prosperity. These sources of data provide useful economic statistics for decision-making. Businesses also use economic data for their business planning and communities use economic data for strategic planning.

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Posted On: 1/31/2020 1:31 PM

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Workforce Information Advisory Council Upcoming Meetings

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 will meet virtually on September 8, 9, and 10, 2020, between 1:00 and 5:00 pm ET.  To register in listen-only mode, please use the information on this page to register https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/wioa/wiac/meetings.

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Posted On: 8/31/2020 6:50 PM

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There's a Stat for That: BLS Videos, News, Tutorials and Data Releases Help You Stay Updated

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. Check out "About the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics" to learn more.

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Posted On: 8/3/2020 4:09 PM

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LMI Institute and C2ER Webinars and Trainings

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.

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Posted On: 4/22/2019 6:15 PM

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Census Bureau Training, News and Data Releases

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.

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Posted On: 8/19/2020 9:23 AM

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Workforce Data Quality Campaign Resources and Events

The Workforce Data Quality Campaign (WDQC) is a non-profit, non-partisan initiative that advocates for inclusive, aligned and market-relevant data systems used for advancing the nation's skilled workforce and helping U.S. industries compete in a changing economy.       

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Posted On: 4/22/2019 5:43 PM

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Roadmap for Navigating the CareerOneStop Suite of Career Tools

The tools available in CareerOneStop provide solutions for unemployed workers, career counselors, economic developers, educators, parents, students, businesses, workforce professionals, and job seekers.

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Posted On: 5/13/2020 4:22 PM

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Corporation for a Skilled Workforce Releases Workforce Data and Development Toolkit

Telling a story to describe and understand your community is the goal of labor market and workforce program data analysis.

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Posted On: 7/13/2020 10:54 AM

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Secretary Acosta Responds to WIAC Informational Report

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/

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Posted On: 7/1/2019 5:49 PM

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Periodic Table of STEM Occupations Released by Bureau of Labor Statistics

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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Posted On: 1/29/2019 9:07 PM

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Census Holds LED Webinar on Job Ladders and Growth in Earnings, Hours, and Wages

The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The U.S. Census Bureau and its Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership, in collaboration with the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), present a webinar on “Job Ladders and Growth in Earnings, Hours, and Wages” on September 19, 2018. 

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Posted On: 9/12/2018 7:36 PM

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Hidden Gems in Multi-Sector Datasets - Census Webinars

The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data This webinar was created to provide a deeper dive into Census Bureau data based on popular topics in multi-sector data collection programs. You can learn about the different types of hidden gems data at the Census Bureau, and how this information can be valuable to you.

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Posted On: 6/17/2020 11:39 AM

America’s 10 Million Unemployed Youth Spell Danger for Future Economic Growth
BLS Solicits Commments on Local Area Unemployment Statistics Revisions Proposed

The Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is seeking approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) for revisions to the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) data collection program. The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data

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Posted On: 6/25/2018 5:08 PM

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Toll Free Help Line Fliers for Workforce System Customers

CareerOneStop has released employment service fliers highlighting the Department of Labor toll-free help line.

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Posted On: 7/1/2019 5:51 PM

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Updated Convening Guide and Videos for Working with Industry to Implement Competency Models

Interested in learning more about how U.S. DOL’s competency models can benefit your workforce development efforts? Check out these resources on the Competency Model Clearinghouse for working with industry.

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Posted On: 6/18/2020 7:26 PM

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Recent Updates to OnTheMap for Emergency Management and Hurricane Preparedness

Census Local Employment Dynamics (LED) webinars help you learn how to use OnTheMap in the event of a natural disaster.  On October 23, 2019, the Census Bureau will present "Recent Updates to LODES and OnTheMap" at 1:30 pm ET.  Register for the event here. The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data

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Posted On: 10/22/2019 4:33 PM

America’s 10 Million Unemployed Youth Spell Danger for Future Economic Growth
BLS Improves its Unemployment Rate Mapping Tool for States, Metro Areas and Counties

The Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has improved its mapping tool for Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS), which helps customers find unemployment rates for states, local areas and counties. The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data

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Posted On: 1/31/2020 1:31 PM

IMLS Announces Funding Opportunity; Encourages Museum Applicants to Submit Projects that Advance Learning and Support of STEM Knowledge for At-Risk Youth
Census Bureau Solicits Commments on Research and Development Surveys

The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The Census Bureau has published the sixty-day Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) notice for the 2020 Business Research and Development Surveys (BRDS).  It also outlined plans to include artificial intelligence (AI) data in the surveys.

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Posted On: 8/29/2018 10:30 AM

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Census Bureau Hosts American Community Survey Statistics Webinar

The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The Census Bureau will hold a webinar on September 6, 2018 from 1-2 p.m. (Eastern) in advance of the September 13th release of the 2017 American Community Survey statistics.

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Posted On: 8/30/2018 8:57 AM

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Census Bureau Solicits Commments on the Annual Survey of Manufactures

The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data The Census Bureau published a sixty-day Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) notice for the Annual Survey of Manufactures on July 13, 2018. The Census Bureau has conducted the Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM) since 1949 to provide key measures of manufacturing activity during inter-censal periods.

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Posted On: 8/19/2020 9:09 AM

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Accessing the Quarterly Workforce Indicators in the Census Business Builder

The Census Bureaus webinar on "Accessing the Quarterly Workforce Indicators in the Census Business Builder" is scheduled on June 26, 2019 at 1:30pm EST.  The U.S. Census Bureau and the Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership in collaboration with the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) and the Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute host the webinar.

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Posted On: 6/26/2019 12:26 PM

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Contingent and Alternative Employment Survey Announcement

A news release summarizing the contingent and alternative employment arrangements data from this survey will be published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on June 7, 2018. The Census Bureau will post a public use microdata file from this survey at a later date.

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Posted On: 6/25/2018 5:12 PM

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Pathways to Work Evidence Clearinghouse Webinar

Register to attend a free webinar about the Pathways to Work Evidence Clearinghouse! This new evidence-based practices clearinghouse from the Office of Policy Research and Evaluation at the Department of Health and Human Services identifies what works with low-income jobseekers when applying for and keeping employment.

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Posted On: 8/12/2020 1:05 PM

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It’s an Evaluation Toolkit: Key Elements for State Workforce Agencies

Now that your workforce development programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014 are implemented, and performance data collection and performance reports are underway, how do you plan to evaluation for continuous improvement? 

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Posted On: 12/20/2019 10:44 AM

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Does Career Coaching Help Low-Income People Become Reemployed and Self Sufficient?

Two studies, found on the Workforce System Strategies community describe how coaching can support reemployment and self-sufficiency goals for low-income individuals. Both resources relate to multi-year studies of interventions to encourage career and financial growth in low-income individuals. Study findings indicate that career coaching, when combined with goal setting and training support, can result in positive impacts. Read on for more insights into this fascinating topic!  

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Posted On: 8/18/2020 4:28 AM

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Integrating Labor Market Information into Education and Training to Close the Skills Gaps

Gaps between business demands and workers’ abilities hamper both economic growth and individual self-sufficiency.  Colleges must align programs with current labor market information (LMI) to meet business’ hiring requirements, enable graduates’ career success, and drive economic growth. The following resources explain how some education and training professionals harness the power of LMI to build pathways and career successes.

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Posted On: 7/13/2020 3:40 PM

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Collection Spotlight: LMI Central

This month, the WorkforceGPS Team would like to introduce you to LMI Central, a portal to innovative and relevant sources of workforce and labor market information for data-driven planning.  The Labor Market Information (LMI) Central collection (or LMI Central for short) provides a diverse palette of LMI resources to assist you in "painting a picture" of your labor market and to help you improve your employment and training programs and policies.

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Posted On: 7/25/2017 11:59 AM

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Periodic Table of STEM Occupations Released by Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) created an interactive periodic table of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) occupations instead of chemical elements.

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Posted On: 2/11/2019 10:02 AM

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Pathway to Recovery Resources

Now more than ever, the public workforce system can deliver critical support to job seekers and businesses across the country.

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Posted On: 8/24/2020 1:51 PM

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Custom E-Mail Alerts

WorkforceGPS has implemented a new way for you to stay up to date about the content you care about by allowing you to create a customized email alert. You will now have the ability to tailor emails from across WorkforceGPS and this Community by specific filters. Check out this video which describes this new feature and how you can set it up!

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Posted On: 6/12/2020 1:15 PM