"Labor market information (LMI) includes all quantitative or qualitative data and analysis related to employment and the workforce. The goal of LMI is to help (people) make informed plans, choices, and decisions for a variety of purposes, including business investment decision making, career planning and preparation, education and training offerings, job search opportunities, hiring, and public or private workforce investments." 1
The Blueprint guides the work of regional partners to address talent gaps and needs by using labor market and workforce data to conduct evidence-based research.
This table will help you find the information needed to really make an informed decision about your career and education path. It will also help youth see what information is missing and what information still needs to be researched before committing to an education and career path. (This document will print best on 8 1/2 by 14 inch sheet of paper. Even better, use an electronic copy in order to expand fields as you use it.)
This handout provides more information on what labor market information is and how it can be used to help you achieve your career and financial goals.
Use the scroll down menus on this website to select the part of Massachusetts most relevant to you, as well as the type of LMI you want to be depicted visually.
Using Department of Unemployment Assistance data, tableau public creates a table and bar graph to show where the most jobs are in the Franklin/Hampshire WDA (or Massachusetts if selected), how many job opening there are on average, and the mean wages for each occupation listed.
These posters designed by the Federal Bureau of Labor and Statistics provide great summaries of labor market of information.
A free online college/career exploration, portfolio, planning and management tool, which includes recorded real-world interviews about occupations, occupational profiles, labor market information (LMI), career/interest surveys, college / concentration information, financial aid information, and more.
An online career exploration and job search site, which can also help you locate your local Career Center.
This handout defines what real-time LMI is and sites some of the websites that produces it.
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