Our Technologies

Burning Glass Technologies is an analytics software company that has cracked the genetic code of an ever-changing job market, turning labor market information into actionable insights.

Powered by the world’s largest and most sophisticated database of jobs and talent, we deliver real-time data and breakthrough planning tools that inform careers, define academic programs, and shape workforces.

The Burning glass engine

Turns Big Data into Actionable Insight

  • Drawing Conclusions

    Insight from in-demand skills and
    real-life career patterns

  • A Common Language

    Proprietary taxonomy for valid comparisons

  • Tagging and Structuring

    70+ Elements of metadata

  • Capturing Job Market data

    3.4 million active, unique jobs daily

Burning Glass Solutions Big Data Engine

  • Rich
    Data Analytics

  • Planning

  • Predictive

Latest Blog

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Burning Questions

Our Products

  • Labor InsightActionable labor market information
    to understand emerging trends and inform decision making
  • LENS Leading-edge natural language
    solution for parsing resumes and matching relevant talent to jobs
  • Job pulseJob market analytics dashboard to
    manage connections between employers and candidates
  • Program InsightInsight for education executives
    to support strategic planning and program development


  • Tools like Burning Glass help us tell the story. Everybody, at the highest level, comes to us for that data. It’s so baked into our system now that we don’t even question it. We will always have demand now that we can show what it can do.

    Alan Spell MERIC Research Manager, Missouri Department of Economic Development
    Alan Spell
  • With real-time, labor-time market data, we can conduct a scan of any occupation. We know who is hiring and what competencies and technical skills they need. We are making sure our program choices and curriculum remain current so that our students are trained and ready for jobs employers need to fill.

    Linda L. Head Associate Vice Chancellor, Lone Star College
    Linda L. Head
  • Our goal is to deliver the most valuable outcome for our customer: hiring the right person. Everything we can do to make that outcome less work for the customer is a win.

    Michael Shulman Product Manager, Hireology
    Michael Shulman


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More News

  • AEI: ‘New Skills Marketplace’ — Matthew Sigelman on Burning Glass and labor-market data

    In The News | Oct 17, 2017

    Matthew Sigelman, CEO of Burning Glass Technologies, shares his expertise and the companies vast understanding of the job market. "New Skills Marketplace" is looking to inform today's workers of the rapid changes and future of work. Matthew digs into the importance of evolving skills and the profound discoveries by Burning Glass including of what they call Hybrid Jobs.

  • Harvard Business Review: The Great Recession Drastically Changed the Skills Employers Want

    In The News | Oct 04, 2017

    In recent research we investigate how the demand for skills changed over the Great Recession (2007-09). Using nearly all electronically posted job vacancies in 2007 and 2010–2015 collected by the analytics company Burning Glass Technologies, as well as geographic differences in economic conditions, we establish a new fact: the skill requirements of job ads increased in metro areas that suffered larger employment shocks in the Great Recession, relative to the same areas before the shock and to other areas that experienced smaller shocks.

  • WSJ: Should Businesses Value Free MBA Classes Taken By Workers?

    In The News | Sep 06, 2017

    So many workers today are taking advantage of free MBA classes available online. Yet, businesses don’t seem to value this self-initiated work. If the free MBA classes are offered by credible institutions like Wharton Business School, Harvard University and Stanford, shouldn’t the work count for something?


View the latest reports and published commissioned research from the Burning Glass Technologies’ Applied Research team, whose in-depth job market analysis is relied on by policymakers, educators, and corporate leaders.