Using Big Data to make the Labor Market Work
We have a 21st Century economy. Why do we have a 20th Century labor market? Burning Glass uses big data to close the skills gap by helping supply and demand meet.
It's easy to find the needle if you can scan the whole haystack.
Scanning and analyzing job ads on close to 40,000 sites daily for real-time insight into who’s hiring, what they’re looking for, and where the opportunities are.
Roadmaps to a Career
Our data helps educators and students understand what skills they will need to succeed after graduation, and the right pathway to get to a good career.
Colleges and technical schools can use our FOCUS suite and Labor Insight to examine the labor market in real time and align programs with the marketplace, giving students crucial information as they look for jobs.
PRISM helps manage the hiring process, while our LENS suite helps recruiters and employers find the talent they need, based on analysis of tens of millions of career transitions.
Gathering data is one thing, making sense of it is another. Labor Insight helps makes sense of the market, while our Applied Research team provides custom, in-depth analysis for corporate clients, educational institutions, and even the White House.
From Our Blog
Doctors on the average TV medical drama spend a lot of time with technology, but you never see anyone actually programming the technology. That may not make for great television, but would certainly reflect the real state of computer science skills in modern medicine.
The last thing most graduates have on their minds is learning a new skill—and yet for many that’s the best route to locking down a job, both in the short term and throughout their career.
The ability to write computer code, as opposed to doing preformatted tasks, is linked to higher-level work—and to higher levels of income.