The following resources will give you an overview of information you need to prepare for and overcome labor challenges you may face in the future, and provide current labor market data.
- Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
BEA promotes a better understanding of the U.S. economy by providing impartial, timely, & accurate economic accounts data.
- Career Clusters
Find Career Clusters research, products, services and technical assistance for implementation of the States’ Career Clusters Framework for lifelong learning.
- Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWs)
COWS is a national policy center and field laboratory for high-road economic development.
- Health Care Workforce Development Committee
Committee developed by the Department of Workforce Development to identify and help implement top-priority, immediate and longer-term strategies for addressing the health care worker shortages in Wisconsin.
- Economic Census
The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation’s people and economy.
- Job Center of Wisconsin (JCOW)
This resource contains current job opportunities that employers have listed with the Wisconsin Job Center system.
- Labor Market Information Across the Nation
Directory of Labor Market Information bureaus across the nation (e.g., to get a job’s licensing requirements).
- Local Employment Dynamics (LED)
LED provides dynamic local workforce and labor market conditions.
- Manufacturing Skills Standards Certification (MSSC)
The Manufacturing Skill Standards Certification (MSSC) focused on core skills.
- mySkills myFuture
mySkills myFuture helps laid-off workers and other career changers find new occupations to explore.
- Office of Economic Advisors (OEA)
OEA assists the public to better understand the relationships between labor markets and other economic and demographic specifics.
- O*Net OnLine
O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, HR professionals, students, and more!
- My Next Move
This O*Net site is an interactive tool for job seekers & students to learn more about their career options.
- State of Wisconsin Department of Administration Demographic Services
The Demographic Services Center’s primary responsibility is to develop annual total population estimates for all Wisconsin towns, villages, and cities.
- Urban Institute
Job trends have been tracked for four decades, following unskilled workers during the 1990s boom, welfare leavers taking jobs, and more.
- Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA)
The Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) is a non-profit dedicated to expanding the State’s economy.
- Wisconsin Workforce Development Association (WWDA)
The Wisconsin Workforce Development Association (WWDA) represents the interests of local workforce investment agencies and system partners.
- Workforce Strategy Center (WSC)
WSC works with education, workforce & economic development agencies to help students & workers succeed.