JOBSEQ FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Labor Market Software for Economic Development

Do you really understand your local industries? JobsEQ for Economic Development is a software tool that puts the local demographic, industry, occupation, and employment data you need in your hands.

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Labor Market Software for Economic Development
JobsEQ For Economic Development

Get Timely Data On…

1. Your top local industries

2. Which local businesses employ the most people

3. Your local talent pool’s skills, occupations, and demographics

4. Real-time data on who’s hiring

We get it: economic development is hard.

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JobsEQ for Economic Development Features

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Demand

 Define the jobs in demand in your region.

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Talent Pool

 Describe the talent pool in your market.

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Industries

Identify the industries we should prioritize developing.

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Compare

   Compare your region to others.

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Impacts

 Quantify impacts of an expansion or contraction.

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Forecasts

Understand how your region is expected to expand.

Add-Ons

Add more data to make your JobsEQ subscription even more powerful.

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RTI Job Postings

Keep up with the daily changes in the local economy with our Real-Time Intelligence job postings data. Updates nightly.

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Resume Forensics

Add data from millions of online resumes to discover your workforce’s skills.

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Employer Database

Download lists of local employers and their contact information so you can put your strategic plans into action.

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JobsEQ for Economic Development

  • All the analytics you need for business attraction, expansion, and retention.
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JobsEQ Pro

 
  • All analytics in JobsEQ for Economic Development, JobsEQ for Workforce, and JobsEQ for Education, plus more.
  • Create custom block-level regions
  • LaborEQ for site selection analysis
  • International Data

Economic Development Resources

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The Fate of Remote Work
The terms “remote” and “hybrid” work are often used interchangeably. However, the two should not be confused, especially when trying to establish whether the movement toward remote work, which took off at the onset of the COVID pandemic, is here to stay. Remote work involves complete off-site work, often from home, while hybrid work combines both in-office and offsite work, offering a flexible arrangement that includes some days in the physical workplace and others working remotely. This difference has implications for the definition of the employment labor shed. Remote workers are not bound to live in proximity to the workplace, expanding the talent pool for an organization. This has led to several financial initiatives aimed at attracting remote workers into a region to boost local economies. Workers on a hybrid schedule may be able to relocate a bit farther away from the workplace, but they are still geographically limited to locating within a commuting area.
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Housing as a Vehicle for Economic Development
In this webinar, Dr. Chmura provided a brief overview of the housing market at the national level, detailed a recent study commissioned by Virginia Housing summarizing the importance of housing in economic development, and described a methodology to estimate additional demand for housing needed for business expansion at the local level. Then, McGuireWoods Sr. VP & Director of Infrastructure and Economic Development Chris Lloyd described housing as a vehicle for economic development and detailed the benefits of recent policy changes that aim to remove obstacles to housing.
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Valentine's Day-ta: Spending Could Support $34.7 Billion in Local Economic Impacts
Faced with continued inflation, Valentine’s Day spending is expected to reach $25.8 billion in 2024, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual Valentine’s Day Spending Survey. That represents a nominal decline from $25.9 billion in 2023, and a changing of priorities. While previous years have seen an expansion in gifts for pets, friends, and co-workers, consumers are expected to prioritize significant others this year to the tune of $14.2 billion (up from $13.5 billion a year ago)
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