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 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.

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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Beyond Point and Click

New Research Examines the Expanding Demand for Coding Skills in the Job Market

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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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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

Is EQUIP the Future of Accreditation?

Burning Glass is part of a new federal pilot project that may change how skills are taught—and perhaps also how schools themselves are graded.

Even Hedgehog Caretakers Need Digital Skills

Our job is keeping track of other people’s jobs, so when we saw the story in today’s Wall Street Journal about “hedgehog officers” in the UK, we had to go to our Labour Insight™ database and look it up. And it turns out that hedgehog protection can be a surprisingly high-tech field.

No College Degree? You Can Still Start a Career in IT

A bachelor’s degree isn’t the only way into the world of technology. If you’re thinking about a technology career, there are other common opportunities to enter the IT workforce.

Put the Skills Gap on the SXSW Agenda: Vote for our Panel

Burning Glass and our partners would like your help in proposing a panel at SWSWedu to examine a promising strategy to close the skills gap: short-term “boot camp” training programs.

Washington Post: The best advice to give when dropping your children off at college

“You can’t spend your first couple of summers in college lifeguarding or working as a camp counselor anymore if you have a specific job in mind after graduation,” said Matthew Sigelman, CEO of Burning Glass Technologies, the company that provides real-time labor market data and has studied internship postings. “Those typical summer jobs are not going to position you for work after graduation.”

Case Studies: Data in Action

Lone Star College

Keeping Pace With a Changing Job Market


Streamlining the Hiring Process