A Deep Dive Into Data: Understanding the Skills Gap and Spreading Public Awareness

Friday, April 6, 2018
10:00 am   -   11:00 am

With more than 6 million jobs open in the U.S., many companies are working hard to get to the bottom of the skills gap, clearly understand their internal needs, and more effectively communicate the jobs picture to educators, policymakers and the public. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Burning Glass Technologies, and other sources are helping many employers and analysts get a more comprehensive picture of the employment landscape. U.S. News & World Report, too, offers a suite of data-driven products designed to be useful for employers, educators, policymakers and job-seekers. This session will offer an in-depth look at several comprehensive data platforms and how they can reveal critical insights about education and workforce development.