“We moved candidates into our system much faster, with more accurate and consistent data, and it paid for itself within six weeks.”

Recruitment companies and employers spend huge sums advertising for resumes but these investments are hard to justify if resumes never make it into your database or aren’t easy to find once they are there. Burning Glass solutions leverage artificial intelligence to read and understand resumes and learn from real life patterns of placement, deploying the industry’s best parsing technology to render your resume database more useable and your recruitment brand more valuable.

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67% of New York UI claimants report receiving job matches they had not found anywhere else.

In partnership with the New York State Department of Labor, Burning Glass runs a mandatory program matching work-ready claimants to relevant jobs based on their unique portfolio of experiences and skills as well as their career paths. Having a resume is the only prerequisite and Burning Glass helps with that too, with an innovative tool that builds resumes in a matter of minutes without requiring users to write.

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Job matching and training referral built around what employers are demanding today.

By bringing together detailed data on the specific skills and certifications in demand locally with an in-depth analysis of each job seeker’s skills, experiences, qualifications, and career path, Burning Glass delivers gap analysis tools that highlight the training needed for successful placement – for each job seeker and across the workforce.

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Analysis of real-time job postings shows a big jump in hiring demand for health informatics.

Burning Glass has partnered with the Education Advisory Board, a membership-based research company serving senior academic and business leaders at more than 450 colleges and universities to undertake the first-ever examination of emerging jobs in health informatics. Their joint analysis utilizes new data mined from online job postings to identify high growth jobs in health informatics and the factors behind recent trends.

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The Art of Employment: How Liberal Arts Graduates Can Improve Their Labor Market Prospects

A Burning Glass analysis of online job posting for the past 12 months showed that by coupling technical skills with a liberal arts education can nearly double the jobs available to recent liberal arts graduates and offer an average salary premium of $6,000. Liberal arts graduates can enhance their value by developing more technical skills.

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"Focus/Career definitely saves time for staff as well as for clients. It beats the system we used previously and is especially helpful because clients can access it anywhere. Focus/Career makes the process of updating, printing, and accessing a resume much easier...I feel that Focus/Career helps a lot."

Paula Deason,
Project Director, Urban League of Elyria County