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.

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.

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.

Cybersecurity Jobs 2015

New Research Finds Demand for Cybersecurity Workers Outstripping Supply

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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.


Our Product Suites

Our technologies deliver intuitive insight across a range of functions, including workforce and economic development and career exploration and counseling, as well as job matching. Our pioneering solutions leverage a deep understanding of people and their careers in order to deliver superior workforce and marketplace insight.

Labor Insight™

Sophisticated, real-time labor market information to guide informed and reliable organizational decision making

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Leading-edge artificial intelligence 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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Stats Snapshot: Digital Middle Skill Jobs


Middle skill jobs that require digital skills

Digitally intensive middle skill jobs are growing 2.5 times faster than other jobs


Pay 18% more on average than other middle skill jobs