INDUSTRY RESOURCES

Denver Workforce Development has identified three key business sectors where our focus is most needed to close the skills gap--that is, a deficit in the education and talent of our local workforce that is a frustrating barrier for area employers. Our first three industries for special focus are health care, information technology, and manufacturing.

Although Denver's workforce of approximately 325,000 adults is rated the second most highly educated in the country, employers in certain key industries tell us in industry forums that the skills gap hinders our ongoing economic growth. In particular, Denver's health care and manufacturing industries need individuals with math and critical thinking skills to fill entry-level positions. Our strategic approach is designed to provide job-seekers with resources to improve their reading, writing, and math skills; achieve their high school diploma or equivalent; and obtain training and/or certification in order to meet hiring needs for both entry-level and middle-skill jobs.

Here is our initial installment of comprehensive workforce development resources for both job-seekers and employers in these three critical industries. We expect to add additional industries over time.

Health Care
         
Information Technology

Manufacturing
        

Industry Resources

FAST FACTS: Here is a one-page overview of our advanced manufacturing industry in the City and County of Denver.

Industry Associations

Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Alliance (CAMA)
CAMA is a manufacturing alliance for manufacturers led by manufacturers and stakeholders in support of this key industry network in Colorado.  CAMA will focus on innovation to develop and expand niche, high value-add capabilities while encouraging B2B relationships between Colorado companies, and growth of existing manufacturers.

Colorado Association for Manufacturing and Technology (CAMT)
CAMT is a statewide manufacturing assistance center dedicated to increasing the competitiveness of Colorado manufacturers.  CAMT provides expertise in results-driven methodologies, best practices, and innovative technologies designed to increase profitability.  As a public/private partnership, they bring together government, not-for-profit and industry resources to offer the comprehensive programs and services that manufacturing employers and their workers need. 

Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI)
CACI is the Colorado affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).  CACI fosters the growth and success of Colorado manufacturing companies by attracting and engaging manufacturing companies and their leaders.

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
The National Association of Manufacturers  is the preeminent US manufacturers association as well as the nation’s largest industrial trade association, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Manufacturing employs nearly 12 million workers, contributes more than $1.6 trillion to the U.S. economy annually, and is the largest driver of economic growth in the nation and accounts for the lion’s share of private sector research and development.

Rocky Mountain Tooling and Machining Association (RMTMA)
RMTMA is the Colorado chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA), the national association of the custom precision manufacturing industry in the United States.  Member companies design and manufacture special tools, dies, jigs, fixtures, gauges, special machines, and precision machined parts. Some firms specialize in experimental research and development work.

Denver Advanced Manufacturing Advisory Council (DAMAC)
In response to its JumpStart Strategic Goals, OED is focusing on industry’s needs and challenges in advanced manufacturing.  The Council was formally launched in April 2013; through a collaborative effort, members are moving quickly on three core initiatives of an outreach campaign, curriculum development, and a Youth Academy.

Education

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Long a leader in providing advanced-manufacturing graduates to local corporations, particularly to Colorado’s aerospace industry cluster (for instance, Jeppesen is a major recruiter of MSU graduates), MSU Denver is embarking on an innovative project to integrate the study of advanced-manufacturing disciplines such as aerospace science and aviation, industrial design and engineering into a single, new building. As an urban land grant university, MSU Denver has been preparing students to become part of Colorado’s urban workforce for nearly 50 years. With the innovative curriculum and synergy that the new building will foster, MSU Denver will be an exceptional resource for aerospace/aviation and advanced-manufacturing professionals.

Emily Griffith Technical College (EGTC)
EGTC offers pre-manufacturing and pre-apprenticeship programs.  Emily Griffith Technical College is Colorado’s most unique public college, offers an extensive curriculum that includes more than 40 certificate programs and 500 courses.  EGTC offers some of the region's most diverse learning environments and has assisted more than 1.6 million students since its inception.

Community College of Denver (CCD)
CCD offers Machining Certificates and degree programs.  As a leading point of entry to higher education for Denver, CCD can count more than 200 business/education partnerships that are strengthening the workforce and stimulating the economy.

University of Colorado – Boulder
Design Center (DC) Colorado is an industry-education partnership within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. The DC is creating the best hands-on design engineers by leveraging year-long industry sponsored projects, innovative undergraduate and graduate teaching methods, and world-class fabrication facilities.

University of Denver
The oldest and largest private university in the Rocky Mountain region, DU offers innovative and rigorous undergraduate, graduate and professional programs.  For anyone who wants to enhance their skills and credentials, particularly in the area of design, but do so relatively quickly, DU offers the same, respected MS degree on a time and cost efficient basis. Rather than the traditional two-year timeframe, classes-only MS degree can now be obtained in less than one year. This 1-year MS Degree is perfect for the unemployed, under-employed or the new grad that wants to enhance their credentials.

Redstone College
Redstone is a private college that is career-focused and fast-track. Students can graduate and enter the workforce in 12-20 months.  Redstone College offers degree programs in Aviation and Electronics, Airframe and Powerplant (A & P), Advanced Electronics Technology (Avionics), Wind Energy Technology and Industrial Services such as Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning (HVAC).

Other resources

Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP)
This grant will accelerate the resurgence of manufacturing, and help communities cultivate an environment for business to create well-paying manufacturing jobs in cities across the country.

Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT)
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the availability of approximately $474 million in grant funds to be awarded under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant program. The grant program provides eligible institutions of higher education with funds to expand and improve their ability to deliver education and career training programs that can be completed in two years or less, and are suited for workers who are eligible for training under the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) for Workers Program.

Global Cities Initiative (GCI)
GCI will provide leaders with opportunities to explore economic strengths of US and global metro areas that will forge an international network of leaders from global cities intent on trading and growing together. Going global will boost metro Denver’s economic future.  A five-year initiative and a joint project of Brookings and JP Morgan Chase, GCI convenes government, business, civic, and philanthropic leaders throughout the Denver metro region to explore new data and strategies to enhance global competition.

Elihuu.com
Elihuu.com is a web platform designed to match production ready designers with manufacturers equipped to produce their products. Elihuu provides a solution for designers in need of production for their projects, and manufacturers in need of projects to produce. Through the use of a very simple and intuitive website, Elihuu.com is able to link manufacturers and designers almost seamlessly.

CompanyWeek
CompanyWeek is the voice of Rocky Mountain makers and manufacturers --a diverse, progressive sector of manufacturers, coders, growers, brewers, distillers, lifestyle and fashion firms and other ambitious, growth-oriented companies.  These Colorado companies are making things and driving economic growth.  Reporting on the products and people of this expanding business sector, CompanyWeek also provides information and tools to facilitate meaningful B2B connections.

JumpStart  Biz Plan Awards
An annual awards competition run by the Denver Office Of Economic Development (OED) for start-up and established Denver businesses with up to 25 employees that have been operating up to five years. Awards are open to Denver businesses, Denver residents and/or individuals with plans to have a Denver-based business. The top prize includes $50,000 cash and a wealth of consulting and coaching resources.

Economy, Energy, and Environment (E3)
This is a national growth strategy for American manufacturers and their communities.  E3 is a scalable and replicable model where combined federal and local technical assistance programs enable manufacturers to save money and be more competitive. E3 technical assistance providers work directly with American manufacturers to help them “tune-up” their factories and implement cost-cutting measures--such as eliminating wasted time, motion, water, materials, and energy--so that companies are more productive and competitive.


FAST FACTS
: Here is a one-page overview of our information technology industry in the City and County of Denver.

Education

University of Colorado - Boulder
Public research university in Boulder.

Colorado State University
Public research university in Fort Collins.

University of Northern Colorado
Public research university in Greeley.

University of Colorado - Denver
The Denver campus offers 130 programs in 13 schools.

University of Denver
Founded in 1864, DU is the oldest private university in the Rocky Mountains.

Regis University
Regis is a private institution offering three colleges and schools for degree programs within a Jesuit Catholic university community.

Colorado Mesa University
A four-year, state-supported college in Grand Junction.

Aims Community College
Aims Community College in Greeley offers more than 160 degree and certificate programs.

Arapahoe Community College 
ACC is an accredited community college with campuses in Littleton, Parker and Castle Rock.

CEC Middle College
The Fred N. Thomas Career Education Center's Middle College of Denver is an urban magnet high school that provides students with real-life learning experiences in career-oriented courses. Students participate in one of the 20 career classes, which allow them to earn academic credits toward a college degree or industry certification while completing high school.

Colorado Mountain College 
Learn at one of 11 mountain communities in Colorado. Choose from two-year career training, bachelor's degrees and transfer degrees.

Colorado Northwestern Community College
Colorado Northwestern is a two-year junior college located in Rangely.

Community College of Aurora
CCA is a community college offering certificates and two-year degree programs.

Community College of Denver 
Community College of Denver has its main facilities on the Auraria Campus. It focuses on underserved, first-generation and minority students.

Delta Montrose Technical College
The Delta-Montrose Technical College is a public institution governed by the Delta County Joint School District #50 Board of Education.

Emily Griffith Technical College
Emily Griffith Technical College is Colorado's most unique public college. We offer an extensive curriculum including more than 50 certificate programs and 500 courses. 

Front Range Community College
FRCC has campuses in Westminster, Fort Collins, Boulder, Longmont and Brighton.

Lamar Community College
Lamar Community College, the smallest of the Colorado community colleges, is particularly known for its Agriculture/Equine, Nursing, Business/IT, and Cosmetology programs. It offers a selection of transfer degrees and career and technical education degrees and certificates.

Morgan Community College
Morgan Community College is located in Fort Morgan. The college's programs reflect the interests and industry of Colorado's eastern plains and include Agriculture and Business Management, Automotive Collision Technology, Automotive Service Technology, Business, Early Childhood Education, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Science, Health Occupations (Non-Nursing), Humanities, Multimedia, Nursing, Physical Therapy Assistant, Radiologic Technology, and Welding Technology.

Northeastern Junior College
Northeastern is a community college located in Sterling and offers more than 80 programs of study.

Otero Junior College
Otero is a community college located in La Junta.

Pickens Technical College
Pickens Technical College offers nearly 50 certificate programs to adults and high school students as part of the Aurora Public Schools and the Colorado Community College System.

Pikes Peak Community College 
Pikes Peak Community College is located in Colorado Springs. It offers more than 150 programs in liberal arts and sciences transfer and career technical education. The College's 60+60 Bachelor's Degree Transfer Program guarantees transfer of the PPCC Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degrees to any public institution of higher education in Colorado. 

Pueblo Community College 
Pueblo Community College is in Pueblo.

Red Rocks Community College
Red Rocks Community College has locations in Lakewood and Arvada. It offers more than 650 courses in 150 subject areas.

Trinidad State Junior College
Trinidad State Junior College is in Trinidad with a secondary satellite campus located in Alamosa. The school offers 49 degree programs in academic or vocational fields.

Anthem College
For-profit Anthem provides healthcare training programs in massage therapy, medical assistant, medical billing, surgical tech and x-ray tech.

Colorado Technical University
A for-profit university offering undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees, primarily in business, management, and technology. 

College America
A for-profit college with campuses in Colorado, Arizona, and Wyoming offering degree programs in health care, business, graphic arts, and IT.

Concorde Career Colleges
Located east of Denver, for-profit Concorde offers short, affordable, hands-on health care programs.

DeVry University
For-profit university that offers degrees in technology, science, business, the arts, and management.

Ecotech Institute
For-profit Ecotech Institute offers associate's degrees in solar energy technology, wind energy technology, energy efficiency and other programs for green jobs. 

Everest Institute
Everest College is a multi-state system of for-profit schools offering programs in accounting, business administration, computer information science, criminal justice, health care, paralegal studies, and massage therapy.

ITT Technical Institute
For-profit ITT offers associates, bachelors, and masters (MBA-only, online) degrees.

Institute of Business and Medical Careers
For-profit IBMC College is located in Fort Collins.  It provides education, career preparation and job placement support for students interested in the fields of business, computers, cosmetology, dental, healthcare, legal and massage therapy professions.

Intellitec College 
Founded in 1965, IntelliTec College is for-profit technical career training school with locations in Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and Grand Junction. 

Intellitec Medical Institute
IntelliTec Medical Institute is a for-profit medical career training college in Colorado Springs.

Lincoln Technical Institute
For-profit Lincoln College of Technology offers a dynamic atmosphere for students aspiring to pursue training in Automotive Technology, Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology, Diesel and Truck Technology, and other skilled trades.

National American University
National American University (NAU) is a for-profit university offering a variety of undergraduate programs, including Bachelor of Science degrees, Associate of Applied Science degrees, and diplomas in academic areas such as accounting, applied management, business administration, allied health, criminal justice, health care management, health and beauty management, nursing, legal studies, and information technology.

Pima Medical Institute
The for-profit Pima Medical Institute (PMI) is a medical career college that trains students for careers as health care professionals.

Redstone College
For-profit college in Denver and Broomfield offering degree programs in electronics, aviation, and HVAC.

Remington College
A nonprofit technical school, Remington College offers diploma, associate's and bachelor's programs in industries such as nursing, criminal justice, cosmetology and health care.

Westwood College 
For-profit Westwood offers career-focused diplomas as well as associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs through its Schools of Business, Design, Justice, Technology, Healthcare, and Industrial Services.

Industry Associations

Association of IT Professionals- Mile High Chapter
The Mile High AITP Chapter is affiliated with an international organization, the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), which has chapters across the United States and Canada.  AITP is a broad-based IT professional group that welcomes anyone with an interest in computer-based technology and its impact upon our communities and society.

Colorado Technology Association (CTA)
CTA represents Colorado’s technology industry, one of the fastest growing segments of Colorado’s economy. It is focused on advancing the industry to be a globally competitive nucleus for innovation, technology and economic growth.

Telecommunications Association of Colorado
Telecommunications Association of Colorado (TAC) is composed of a group of diversified, highly skilled IT professionals. 

Community Technology Professionals
Communication Technology Professionals is a non-profit communications technology organization that focuses on promoting growth, innovation and leadership of communications companies and individuals in Colorado. 

Coolest Women We Know
This is a women's professional technology association based in Denver.  

Boulder and Denver Software Club
Provides a community where software business professionals can learn new skills, stay on top of industry trends and become more valuable professionals.

Front Range Consortium for Research Computing 
The FRCRC is a group of universities and government labs located along the Front Range. It is a partnership that enables the partner institutions to collaborate in order to promote HPC (High Performance Computing) and share ideas for further collaboration. All member institutions rely on high performance computing to meet their own strategic goals.

National Center for Women & Information Technology
NCWIT works to correct the imbalance of gender diversity in technology and computing because gender diversity positively correlates with a larger workforce, better innovation, and increased business performance. Increasing the number of women in technology and computing also has the potential to improve the design of products and services to better serve a more diverse population, and increase economic and social well-being by providing more women with stable and lucrative careers.

New Tech Colorado
New Tech is a community of 9,000 geeks who live and work in Colorado. We're the largest community-run group in the state and we host monthly events in Boulder, Denver and Fort Collins.

Rocky Mountain Information Management Association
RMIMA focuses on vital topics for emerging information technology leaders.

Society for Information Management
SIM is a community of thought leaders and IT execs around the globe who share experiences and rich intellectual capital as they explore future IT direction.

Society for Technical Communication - Rocky Mountain Chapter
The STC RMC is a professional society for all technical communicators.

Colorado Technology Education Association
The Colorado Technology Education Association is the professional association for Technology Education, Industrial Arts, and Pre-Engineering Teachers in Colorado.

Colorado Technology Student Association
The Technology Student Association is a non-profit national student organization devoted to teaching technology education to young people. TSA's mission is to inspire its student members to prepare for careers in a technology-driven economy and culture.

National Technology Student Association 
The Technology Student Association (TSA) is the only student organization devoted exclusively to the needs of students interested in technology. Open to students enrolled in or who have completed technology education courses, TSA’s membership includes over 180,000 middle and high school students in 2,000 schools spanning 48 states.

Other Resources

CTEK
CTEK is a Colorado-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit that has been a core part of establishing and developing the entrepreneurial ecosystem throughout the Rocky Mountain region.  Their mission is to provide and connect entrepreneurs with the resources, information, and expertise needed to be successful in the crucial start-up and early stages of business growth.

Founders Institute
The Founders Institute is one of the world’s largest entrepreneur training and startup launch programs. Without being required to quit your day job, you can “learn by doing” in the program and launch a company through structured training courses, practical business-building assignments, and expert feedback from a large network of business mentors.

TechStars
Techstars provides seed funding from over 75 top venture capital firms and angel investors who are vested in the success of your startup, as well as intense mentorship from hundreds of the best entrepreneurs in the world. 

TiE Rockies
TiE Rockies is a chapter of TiE Global. They are one of 64 chapters in 18 countries with over 13,000 members. Their mission and purpose is "To Support the Entrepreneur" via their award-winning mentoring program, education, and networking. 

Rockies Venture Club
Rockies Venture Club's mission is to advance economic development in the region by actively connecting investors with the most promising entrepreneurial companies, by offering education for both angel investors and entrepreneurs, by hosting angel groups throughout the region, and by hosting conferences such as the Angel Capital Summit and Colorado Capital Conference.

State of Colorado Office of Information Technology
The Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT) is responsible for the operation and delivery of information and communications technology (ICT) services and innovation across all Executive Branch agencies in the State of Colorado. Our mission is to increase the effectiveness of government through the use of shared information and technology.

FAST FACTS: Here is a one-page overview of our health care industry in the City and County of Denver.

Education

AIMS Community College
Community college located in Greeley that offers Associate Degrees and certificates in a number of health care careers.

Arapahoe Community College
Community college system with locations in Littleton, Parker, Castle Rock and online that offers Associate Degrees and certificates in a number of health care careers.

Cannon Healthcare Education
Cannon Health Care offers a unique approach to education and training in Colorado for health care professionals. Our comprehensive programs offer a combination of online, classroom and hands-on training. From Cannon’s perspective, online-only courses are not enough to help a healthcare professional to learn current clinical skills and techniques at the high level offered by a top-notch educational program and health care facility.

Concorde Career College
For-profit Concorde Career College-Aurora has been training healthcare professionals for over 45 years. Located east of Denver, Concorde is convenient to surrounding suburbs and offers short, affordable, hands-on health care programs to fit any schedule. 

Denver School of Nursing
Denver School of Nursing is a private institution of higher education dedicated exclusively to educating students for the diverse opportunities offered by careers in nursing and other medical fields. 

Emily Griffith Technical College
Emily Griffith Technical College offers an extensive curriculum including more than 50 certificate programs and 500 courses. It has established a reputation for being one of the region's most diverse learning environments, having assisted more than 1.6 million students since its inception.

Front Range Community College
A community college system with locations in Boulder, Brighton, Westminster, Ft. Collins and online offering Associates Degrees and certificates in a number of health care careers.

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Metropolitan State University of Denver is a comprehensive public university offering bachelor's and master's degrees on the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver.

Pima Medical Institute
Small private institution offering certificate programs in a range of medical professions.

Red Rocks Community College
Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Lakewood, Red Rocks Community College offers more than 150 programs and 650 courses leading to two-year degrees or professional certificates. Red Rocks has campuses in Lakewood and Arvada. Courses are delivered in formats from traditional classroom to online, with options of self-paced and weekend classes.

University of Colorado-Denver
CU Denver offers more than 130 programs in 13 schools and colleges at the undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and first professional (health) levels.

University of Denver
The oldest and largest private university in the Rocky Mountain region, DU offers innovative and rigorous undergraduate, graduate and professional programs.

Industry Associations

Colorado Federation of Nursing Organizations
The CFNO is a coalition of more than 30 state, regional and local organizations who share professional interests in health care delivery in Colorado.  Member organizations are groups who are predominantly nurses or student nurses.  The purposes of CFNO are to provide a forum for discussion among state, regional, and local nursing organizations and the public of Colorado regarding questions of professional or state health policy and/or initiatives which are of mutual concern; to act as a mechanism to share information and seek input from all sectors of organized nursing; and to promote concerted action by these organizations on professional or health policy issues.

Colorado Healthcare Association for Human Resource Management
The mission of CHAHRM is to support the continuing development of effective human resource professionals in healthcare, promote excellence in performance of all aspects of human resource administration and management, and promote sharing of expertise among members.

Colorado Hospital Association 
The CHA is the leading voice of the state’s hospital community. Representing 95 hospitals and health systems throughout Colorado, CHA serves as a trusted, credible resource on health issues, hospital data and trends for the media, policymakers and the general public. Through CHA, Colorado’s hospitals work together in their shared commitment to improving health care in Colorado.

Colorado Nurses Association
The Colorado Nurses Association is the professional association representing Colorado’s registered nurses.  CNA provides direction to and a voice for the nursing profession in the healthcare environment and the community.  CNA advances the nursing profession by addressing nursing practice, public policy, education and workplace issues.

Colorado Organization of Nurse Leaders
This organization’s mission is to advance the development of effective nursing leadership in health care organizations.

Colorado Society of Clinical Specialists in Psychiatric Nursing
The CSCSPN was formed in 1978 in order to advance the recognition of Clinical Specialists in Psychiatric Nursing. The organization is committed to quality mental health service which promotes the individual's potential while preserving human dignity, autonomy, and worth.

Colorado State Association of Health Underwriters
This is a professional organization of producers (agents and insurance company representatives) who care about their mutual clients to stay informed and to make a difference.

Denver Area Health Care Recruiters Association
The purpose of DAHCRA is to achieve positive communication among Colorado's healthcare institutions by sharing new ideas, fostering innovative solutions and facilitating recruitment and retention. The organization also serves as a source of continuing education to keep healthcare recruiting professionals abreast of current issues and trends in the ever-changing healthcare environment.

Denver Medical Society
As a professional organization for physicians, the Denver Medical Society supports and promotes the science and art of medicine; strives to maintain and improve the health of the people of Denver; advances the common ethical, societal, legislative and economic concerns of the medical profession; and provides a common voice for the medical profession.

Denver Metro Healthcare Partnership
This organization promotes regional collaboration between and among government and healthcare partners to identify public/private partnership opportunities to meet healthcare workforce needs. 

National Association of Hispanic Nurses - Colorado Chapter
The mission of this organization is to promote Hispanic nurses to improve the health of our communities, to advocate for culturally competent quality healthcare for all Hispanics, and to implement change to make available to Hispanics and other minorities the quality of health care commensurate with that of the larger society.

Other Resources

Modern Healthcare
Modern Healthcare is a source of healthcare business and policy news, research, and information. They report on important healthcare events and trends through a weekly print magazine, websites, e-newsletters, mobile products and events. Their readers use that information to make informed business decisions and lead their organizations to success.

Through our network of public and private partners, along with our professional team of OED economists, we can provide businesses with valuable research on labor availability, wage and benefits information, regulatory assistance, cost of living statistics, and Colorado occupational projections. By tapping into our resources for research, a business can save literally thousands of dollars.

Below are a number of links to provide labor market facts and figures:

DATA PROVIDERS    (Not specific to a particular industry)

You may find the following useful if additional research is needed.

Public sector resources:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making. As an independent statistical agency, BLS strives to serve its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are objective, timely, accurate, and relevant.

U.S. Census Bureau
The mission of the Census Bureau is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and the economy. They collect data through the Population & Housing Census, the Economic Census, the Census of Governments, the American Community Survey, and many others, both demographic and economic.

Colorado LMI Gateway
Colorado’s Labor Market Information (LMI) Gateway is a powerful career assessment and labor market information system. It was specifically designed for job seekers, students, case managers, training providers, workforce professionals, and others seeking easily accessible career and labor market information. The system provides fast access to a complete set of labor market research tools in one web site. It was designed to be a comfortable system for everyone, even the person who has little computer experience.

FRED (Federal Reserve Database)
The Federal Reserve Economic Data website allows users to download, graph, and track 149,000 US and international time series from 59 sources.

Private sector resources:

EMSI
EMSI harnesses Big Data on jobs, the economy, and the local workforce, and turns it into decision-ready information that you can use to better understand any region. This is a subscription service that provides a composite of more than 90 federal, state, and private data sources that are updated quarterly. The web platform allows the user to create data for any county, ZIP, MSA, or multi-state region.

Wanted Analytics
This firm provides real-time business  intelligence for the talent marketplace. Clients in the staffing, HR, RPO, media, and government sectors use this data to find sales leads, analyze employment trends, gather competitive intelligence, forecast economic conditions, and source hard-to-fill positions.

Statisticbrain
Statistic Brain is a group of passionate number people who bring you accurate and timely statistics. They say they will never become number analysts because they believe numbers should only be interpreted by the reader. They seek to educate, assist, and sometimes entertain with numbers on every subject.

 

 

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