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Program Insight™: The new, fast tool to make data-driven decisions about academic programs 

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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.

Using Big Data to make the job 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.

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.

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How to Double Job Openings for Biology and Psychology Majors

A few extra skills bring more opportunities and higher salaries


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Find talent faster

Employers and recruiters use our products to fill positions faster, and better develop the talent they already have

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New from Burning Glass: Program Insight™

The best way to build effective learning programs with potential to grow Find out more

Our Technology

Higher Education

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.

Workforce Agencies

Our technology powers labor exchanges in 14 states, efficiently connecting workers and employers, while providing pathways and tools that help workers identify careers in demand.


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.

Job Market Data

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.


Easy to use analytics dashboard for recruiters and HR managers, integrated into existing systems
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Labor Insight™

Sophisticated, real-time labor market information to guide informed and reliable organizational decision making
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Leading-edge natural language solution for identifying relevant talent and parsing resumes
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Comprehensive career solution for workforce agencies and educational institutions

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Recruitment workflow solutions to manage the hiring process and identify talent

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Real-time job feeds, delivered in normalized, augmented, machine-readable formats

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From Our Blog

The Economist: Lifelong learning is becoming an economic imperative

Technological change demands stronger and more continuous connections between education and employment… In many occupations it has become essential to acquire new skills as established ones become obsolete. Burning Glass Technologies, a Boston-based startup that analyses labour markets by scraping data from online job advertisements, finds that the biggest demand is for new combinations of skills—what its boss, Matt Sigelman, calls “hybrid jobs”.

lnside Higher Ed: Reimagining the College Transcript

New kinds of transcripts are all the rage. Institutions are experimenting with transcripts that provide a more comprehensive record of a student’s accomplishments and proficiencies as a better way to demonstrate the value of a higher education to parents, business, and government. Various community colleges, universities, and third party vendors described a variety of approaches to such a record. Five different approaches stood out: A Developmental Record, A 21st Century Literacy Record, A Co-curricular Transcript, A competency-based Transcript, and A Universal Transcript.

The Daily (University of Washington): The Take: Millennials are using technology, just not well enough

As much as our generation is maligned for the amount of time we spend using computers and other devices, technological proficiency could well be the key to earning a livelihood in the post-college job market. A 2015 study done by Burning Glass Technologies determined that 78 percent of middle skill jobs, defined as requiring more than a high school degree but less than a bachelor’s, require a baseline of digital skills that includes spreadsheet and word-processing abilities.

Four Papers at Economics Conference Cite Burning Glass Data

Economists increasingly turn to real-time jobs data for research. At the 2017 American Economic Association conference, four papers cited Burning Glass data

Petoskey News Review: Make changes to stay competitive in the new year

As a business, you must change your perspective on hiring and possibly the approach to finding your candidates. Along with these changes also comes a possibility that you need to change your opinion of young people and revise your approach to current employees to bring out the best employee you can… ln the last 90 days, there were 4,120 jobs posted to be filled in northwest Michigan. Almost all are looking for the same skill sets in their new employee outside of trade skills, as reported by Burning Glass, Labor insights.

Case Studies: Data in Action

Mortarboard: Lone Star College case study

Lone Star College

Keeping Pace With a Changing Job Market

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Streamlining the Hiring Process

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