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
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
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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
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Alan Spell MERIC Research Manager, Missouri Department of Economic Development
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
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
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In The News | Nov 02, 2017
New research from job data analytics firm Burning Glass Technologies also found that between 2016 and 2017, there was a 115% increase in job postings for those with blockchain skills.
In The News | Oct 25, 2017
Credentialism obviously harms job applicants. What’s less obvious is that employers suffer, too. They miss out on new hires who—the study found—work hard, cost less, are easier to hire, and are less likely to quit. In other words, companies are deliberately bypassing a deep pool of talent.
In The News | Oct 24, 2017
Studies suggest these popular credentials often don’t improve job prospects or pay. “There are certificates that people are acquiring that have no currency,” Matt Sigelman, Burning Glass CEO.
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