The LMI Insider – March 2023


March 2023

Welcome to LMI Insider –

A Publication of the Labor Market Information Institute

LMI Institute Annual Forum – Three Months Away!

Don’t forget to register for the premier workforce development research event of the year! The LMI Institute Annual Forum is June 13 – 15.

Hear from industry leading keynotes, including Dr. Michael Horrigan who will keynote the Future of Work plenary.

 We hope to see you in Detroit!

If you’re unable to attend in-person, we do have a keynote pass that will allow access to all keynote presentations and a special virtual roundtable.

Upcoming Events, Trainings, and Webinars

Introduction to Labor Market Information eLearning

Available on demand – level-up new analysts ready to be introduced to the world of LMI

Anytime anyplace

Non-Degree Credential Researchers Network Spring Meeting 

March 27 – 28, 2023 

Washington, DC

Introduction to Python for Workforce and Economic Developers 

May 25-June 12, 2023 

Washington, DC 

Virtual and in person (Detroit, MI)

2023 Annual Forum: Creative Solutions for Transformational Change

June 12-15, 2023

Detroit, MI

Back to Excel: Excel for the Everyday Researcher’s Needs

June 12, 2023

Detroit, MI

Insider View – Be in the Know

Two Reports on Credential Attainment Progress in Alabama 

The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) is soliciting membership nominations for the Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC) across all eight membership categories. The WIAC is a Federal Advisory Committee created under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) to provide recommendations to the Secretary of Labor regarding the national, state, and local Labor Market Information (LMI) systems. Please consider making a membership nomination from your state for one or more of the positions. Nominations are due by end of the day February 27, 2023.

Featured Reports and Tools

Reimagining Labor Market Information, A National Collaborative for Local Workforce Information 

Profound changes in technology and climate, combined with the COVID-19 pandemic shock, have fundamentally changed the nature of work for firms and employees. And, because most labor markets are local, that change requires rethinking how data and evidence can be generated in a timely and actionable way to inform local decisions.

Read Professor Julia Lane’s Report below.

January Job Postings 2022 to 2023 Comparison 

The Missouri Economic Research and Information Center produced a report comparing job postings in Missouri between 2022 and 2023. The report describes job demand, the top occupations by number of job postings, and the top industries by number of job postings.

Does your state have a projections dashboard?

Share it with us! We’d love to see it and feature it in the monthly LMI Insider.

We welcome your feedback on this edition, and for content suggestions in future editions, of The LMI Insider. Please direct comments, questions, or for more information on the LMI Institute to Marty Romitti, CREC Senior Vice President, at

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