Labor Market Analysis for Informed Decision-Making
Organizational Author(s): Employment and Training Administration
Do you ever feel like there is so much data, but you are not sure where to start? The Employment and Training Administration offers you here a number of resources and training materials to assist you in analyzing the labor market and applying data to your decision-making process. Data-driven planning helps you assure that you target your limited resources and efforts, so that your customers achieve positive labor market outcomes.
Guide to State and Local Workforce Data
The U.S. Employment and Training Administration’s 2nd edition of its popular Guide to State and Local Workforce Data incorporates many additions and improvements. The Guide identifies the economic, labor market and population data sources that have the most recent and most geographically-detailed industry and occupational information, and/or sources that include demographic data (e.g., gender, race, etc.). We recently added new listings on data sources for credentials, equal employment opportunity data, unemployment insurance claims, displaced workers, Internet and computer use, and homelessness.
Using State and Local Workforce Data for Analysis and Informed Decision-Making
This training presentation and accompanying materials will help you zero in on those types of data that are most useful for planning your workforce interventions. They will also demonstrate how you can perform a basic analysis of the data and apply it to your decision-making processes.
Putting LMI to Work in Employment and Training Programs
Please also refer to this resource page for more information on applying labor market information (LMI) to workforce programs.
Fine-Tuning Your Strategic Planning Process Using LMI
Please refer to our strategic planning and LMI resources for more information on how you can infuse labor market data at various points in your planning process.