Labor market data is essential for workforce edtech market participants. Formal education providers such as colleges and universities use this data to estimate demand for their academic programs and businesses depend on this data to develop strategic plans. Old government data doesn’t capture the rate of change and trends which include occupations, skills and certifications sought by employers.Sara Lamback, Senior Program Manager of the Building Economic Opportunity Group at Jobs for the Future will provide an overview on how you can find the most up to date, relevant information for your venture. Investors and entrepreneurs can study this data to identify economic shifts and emerging categories of demand.
In this session, participants will:
Review the sources of labor market statistics and analytics
Explore how to use real-time Labor Market Information to identify openings for innovation