Workforce development in Georgia is rapidly changing. This course will prepare your organization to use data to make informed decisions.
The volume and complexity of labor market data can be overwhelming for workforce development professionals.
This one and a half-day workshop will prepare workforce development professionals to utilize labor market data to support decisions.
Registration 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Instruction: 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Afternoon Instruction: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
2530 Sever Rd, Room 138
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
This workshop will equip participants with the tools, resources, and knowledge to lead data-driven decision efforts for their organization.
The session will provide an overview of labor market data, provide a hands-on demonstration of accessing, downloading, and analyzing labor market data, and how to turn information into action. The interactive session will prepare workforce development professionals to use data in all aspects of their work.
introduction to labor market information
common data sources
hands-on demonstration of how to access and interpret labor market information
utilizing Microsoft Excel to manage, analyze, and visualize data
principles of effective data visualization
using data to drive strategic decisions
leveraging data to support career pathways, business services, sector partnerships, and career services
What kind of jobs in my region require less than a bachelor’s degree?
What jobs are projected to grow or shrink over the next decade?
What are the hardest jobs to fill?
What is the labor shed for my region?
Where do the workers in the region live?
How have wages and employment changed in major industries?