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Make global decisions with evidence-based data. Don’t rely on anything less.

Transparent labor market data for global market research.
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Does your global talent strategy rely on data you can trust?

Lightcast solutions can solve problems almost anywhere you can imagine. Our database has information on over 150 countries for reference and consulting, while our global software products come ready with data on 28.


Countries use all kinds of different names and definitions to understand their own labor markets, so we solve this disparity by using our own taxonomy that unifies titles between countries and helps everyone speak the same language. 


Having this broad view helps you compare markets across borders, determine where your company might expand, and understand the local skills landscape all over the world. 

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The first step in a successful talent strategy:

Transparent, realistic, defensible data.

CheckmarkCompare markets across borders
CheckmarkDetermine where your company might expand
CheckmarkUnderstand the skills landscape
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Transparent

We explain our methodology to show how we derive our numbers.

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Realistic

It’s better to underestimate than over-estimate

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Defensible

We train you on how to explain the data’s strengths and weaknesses.

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Locate promising markets. Explore skills. Monitor your current location.

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Lightcast Methodology

Finding a way to speak the same language

The result: the best possible high-level view of the global talent market


Government Data

We collect government data on all available occupations and populations, country by country. We bring this data up to date, enhance the granularity, and supplement it with our own sources to create one comprehensive dataset.

Profile Data

We gather public online profiles from a wide variety of partners and vendors. This includes résumés uploaded or submitted to employers or job boards as well as information from online social platforms.


Build a global talent strategy on data you can trust

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