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1 1 Labor Market Information Resources for Business American Library Association Going Local: Statistical Resources for Business June 23, 2008

2 2 Californias Labor Market Information Division The CA Labor Market Information Division offers information and services to support informed hiring, planning and decision making Comprehensive web site at Labor Market Consultants located throughout the state

3 3 What is Labor Market Information? Information about the market where labor skills are exchanged for wages. Information can be descriptive (qualitative) or statistical (quantitative). The key elements in the labor market are the workers (labor resources) and jobs (employment opportunities).

4 4 Labor Market Information Includes: Demographic data such as population and labor force statistics Industry employment Occupational and career information Wage data Other economic data Most of this data is available online for California and other states.

5 5 Accessing Labor Market Information at

6 6 Resources for Business Click on Business / Employers

7 7 Resources for Business Local Area Profile Click on Local Area Profile

8 8 Local Area Profiles include data for Labor Force Industry Employment Occupations CPI Median Home Prices Taxes Demographics Other Economic Indicators

9 9 Local Area Profile

10 10 Resources for Business Occupation Profile Click on Occupation Profile

11 11 Occupational Profiles include Job Description and Code Wages Projections of Growth Licensing Training Skills Industry staffing patterns And more

12 12 Occupational Profile

13 13 A Note about Coding Systems North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes are used for industry employment data See Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes are used for occupational data (derived from O*Net, the national Occupational Information Network See Youll find links to these systems at

14 14 Data Library Employers can also download data from our Data Library Labor Force Industry Employment Occupations (projections, licenses, staffing patterns, wages, training, etc.) Census/population Read about methods Link to other States (or national) LMI Web sites for comparable data

15 15 Employer Locator Tool Use the Employer Locator tool at ocator/employerlocator.asp to find information about a specific employer or list of employers anywhere in the nation ocator/employerlocator.asp Search by location, occupation, industry or keyword California has a similar version at v/aspdotnet/databrowsing/empMain.a spx?menuChoice=emp v/aspdotnet/databrowsing/empMain.a spx?menuChoice=emp

16 16 Other Publications of Interest Careers in High Growth Industries : Health Care (two reports) Biotechnology Manufacturing Construction Logistics County Snapshots (updated annually) Online maps E-newsletters

17 17 Useful Links CA Labor Market Information Links to states Web sites ks.cfm?results_sub_id=21 US Bureau of Labor Statistics NAICS Industry Codes SOC Occupational Codes

18 18 Contact information Public information: (916) Local Labor Market Consultants: see the Contact Us link on our site Web site: Presented by: Ann Marshall, Labor Market Consultant CA Employment Development Department Labor Market Information Division (949)


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