Dr. Angela Jackson – Workforce Keynote Part I

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The LMI Institute hosted the first annual Workforce Keynote on June 10th in conjunction at the Annual Forum. In a two-part series keynote, we heard from Dr. Angela Jackson, Managing Partner at New Profit. Dr. Jackson shares how the Future of Work is becoming the present of work. To hear all of Dr. Jackson’s speech […]

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State Labor Market Information Awards

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The LMI Institute is proud to announce the 2021 State Labor Market Information Awards  call for proposals is open. The LMI Institute awards program recognizes the state LMI research activities that serve as examples to other state offices.  Eligibility: State LMI shops are eligible to receive the award.  Eligible projects are those in which the […]

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2021 Call for Proposals – The Great Pivot

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The Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute and the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) are currently soliciting proposals for the next annual conference and forum, which will be held virtually June 7 – 11, 2021. The theme this year is The Great Pivot: Reinvention for Recovery and Resilience. Below is information on this year’s conference and details […]

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Top Four Best Practices for Marketing and Communicating Data

By Kay and Don Norton   1. NEVER ASSUME YOUR TARGET MARKET (AUDIENCE) PARTICIPANTS HAVE THE SAME BACKGROUNDS OR EXPERIENCES. Even if people have the same job title, even the same job responsibilities, their situations are unique to their service areas, their organizational structures, and their personal backgrounds. Make sure you begin by establishing common […]

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Mid-Term Projections Update – Your Choice!

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You now have choices when it comes to employment projections! As you well know, employment projections are data-driven estimates about the state of the labor market for a certain year in the future. Job seekers, employers, training institutions, career counselors, and economic planners all use projections to help make critical decisions in areas including the […]

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Noted Labor Economist, Dr. Susan Houseman, to Speak at upcoming PMP Session

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Dr. Susan Houseman, Vice-President and Director of Research at the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, will address the Future of Work and how pandemic impacts may shape industry and occupation trends at the August 20, 2020, Projections Managing Partnership (PMP) Pre-Summit Session. Dr. Houseman is a distinguished labor economist whose research areas include temporary […]

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New Updates to LMI Institute State Certifications and Licenses Data

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The Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute is proud to announce updated data to the State Certifications and Licenses Data Tables – a unique data set available to LMI Institute members providing key statistics on the attainment of occupation-specific credentials at the state level. This is the second year the LMI Institute has produced state-level estimates […]

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Relaunching America’s Workforce Act: $100M in Vital State LMI Funding

The recently introduced Relaunching America’s Workforce Act (RAWA) would deliver $100M in vital state LMI funding. In the previous 2008-2009 financial crisis, resulting in the Great Recession, state labor market information (LMI) agencies were called upon to produce critical information to monitor both immediate and ongoing impacts to their respective state economies, as well as […]

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