Labor Market Information

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The Partnership serves as a source of information on the region’s current and projected labor market.

Where Are the Jobs Reports

For previous quarters, see Archived Reports.

GraphThe Partnership "Where Are the Jobs" report provides an overview about the industy's most in-demad jobs.  Using the Labor Insight tool from Burning Glass Technologies and other data resources to analyze hundreds of thousands of recent postings pulled from internet job boards quarterly. This data helps The Partnership understand current job demand and employer needs in Cook County and its 132 municipalities. Quarterly reports are posted below: 

2018 Report: 4th Quarter

2018 Report: 3rd Quarter

2018 Report: 2nd Quarter

2018 Report: 1st Quarter


Target Occupation Profiles (TOPS)  

The Partnership uses Individual Training Account (ITA) dollars to provide funding for career training in seven industries and 40 target occupations for the ITA program. Certification is required to become an administrator of ITA dollars, local training programs must demonstrate that they train students in one of these 40 occupations which include: View profiles...