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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SBA Entrepreneurial Development Programs Offer Key Resources through the CARES Act

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This blog is the second in a series that will highlight opportunities for OEA grantees to sustain and enhance work undertaken in OEA-funded programs by leveraging new programs and funding related to the COVID-19 pandemic response. Program Description  The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of Entrepreneurial Development (OED) manages several technical assistance programs that provide training and counseling to small business. The network […]

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C2ER COVID-19 Member Survey

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On March 10th of this year, C2ER distributed a survey—to both members and non-members—with the goal of exploring how respondents were addressing and adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey remained opened until April 1, accruing 105 responses from C2ER members and 101 additional responses from non-members. Question 1 asked respondents how their organization been […]

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Professional Certifications and Licenses Increase Earnings and Reduce Unemployment, New Data Shows

Written by Anuradha Dhar At the end of June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) at the Department of Labor released a report on 2018 data from the Current Population Survey (CPS) on the role of professional certifications and occupational licenses in the U.S. labor market. Their most recent annual data was released in January […]

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RFP Announcement: State Projections Partnership looks to add 5-Year Industry and Occupation Products

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The demand for medium term (e.g., 5-year) projections continues to increase. According to many customers of labor market information, five-year projections would better assist individuals to make informed career decisions and give policymakers more relevant information for aligning and allocating current and future resources across the education, workforce and economic development systems. At present, states […]

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LMI Institute 2016 Accomplishments

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  Current LMI Institute Membership  The LMI Institute’s membership is comprised of state LMI agencies and other professionals in LMI and related fields. Currently, 34 states and U.S. Territories are active members of the LMI Institute. The LMI Institute also has a growing number of affiliate members, representing workforce development professionals, community colleges, and independent […]

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