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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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

Fewer Finance Jobs, but More Lawyers: Is This the UK’s Post-Brexit Future?

UK job postings show the financial sector bracing for a post-Brexit world: finance jobs are down, but postings for legal professionals are up.

Harvard Business Review: We Need a Better Way to Visualize People’s Skills

In today’s rapidly evolving knowledge economy, badges, nanodegrees, and certificates have aimed to bridge the gap – but also leave a lot to be desired. While HR departments are eager for better “people analytics,” that concept is still fuzzy. And simply collecting data is not enough – to be used, data has to be presented usefully… Last year, Burning Glass Technologies actually created a grid of competencies identifying the soaring demand by employers for what they call “baseline” skills.

The New York Times: How to Become a CEO? The Quickest Path Is a Winding One

To get a job as a top executive, new evidence shows, it helps greatly to have experience in as many of a business’s functional areas as possible…Burning Glass, a firm that scours millions of job listings to detect labor market trends, has found a surge in demand for what it calls hybrid jobs, incorporating expertise in, for example, both technology and finance. And researchers have found that M.B.A. holders with a variety of experiences get more offers and higher bonuses from investment banks than those with narrower experience.

Marketwatch: Half of the high-paying jobs in America now require this skill

If terms like SQL, Python and JavaScript aren’t on your radar, employers may not be interested in hiring you. Roughly half of the jobs in the top income quartile are in occupations that commonly require applicants to have at least some computer coding knowledge or skill, according to an analysis by job market analytics firm Burning Glass and Oracle Academy.

Augusta Free Press: McAuliffe announces gains in STEM-H Workforce Credentials

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Virginia’s state agencies granted 5,778 more STEM-H Workforce Credentials during fiscal year 2016 than in fiscal year 2015… These workforce credentials can help job seekers attain good paying, high-demand technician, technologist, and trades jobs across the Commonwealth. Last year, according to a Burning Glass report, the Commonwealth had 175,000 vacancies for these jobs

Case Studies: Data in Action

Lone Star College

Keeping Pace With a Changing Job Market


Streamlining the Hiring Process