Workforce Development

Change Lives. Transform Communities.

Accurate and local labor market information to prepare the talent businesses need.

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Be the advocate with answers

Don’t spend hours scraping together labor market data that’s old, scattered, and unreliable! We’ve gathered the most up-to-date data available and made it easy for you to use. Because when communities and the well-being of its people are on the line, the most important thing you can do is make an informed, data driven decision.

Know the industries and occupations that drive your region
Understand career pathways and skills
Help jobseekers identify, obtain, and maintain successful careers
Bolster business services and engagement
Develop rapid response strategies
Serve jobseekers, families, and the entire community
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“Lightcast has elevated the status of our entire organization. Our research team puts out timely industry reports with reliable data, we create high-quality products, and we’re an example for the workforce boards across the country.”

Sarah Burns,

Director of Research & Evaluation

San Diego Workforce Partnership

Solutions for every challenge

Developer

See what sets your community apart. Developer helps you quickly and efficiently understand your local economy, identify industry strengths, and analyze your workforce. It’s all the labor, economic, and demographic data you need. In one place.

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SkillFit

Powered by Lightcast’s library of over 30,000 skills and matching algorithms anchored in AI, SkillFit personalizes a jobseeker’s path—all based on skills. Jobseekers receive a match score for local openings, can determine their area of interest, and connect with training to close skill gaps.

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Career Coach

Give jobseekers the labor market information they need to make smart career decisions. With Career Coach, they can develop their resumes, discover training and education programs, and find great jobs at local businesses.

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Consulting

Get expert recommendations for your community’s toughest challenges. Our consultants and data scientists provide custom studies and analyses on critical issues including the State of the Workforce, labor market supply-demand gaps, target industries, labor shed, workforce availability, career pathways, and skills transferability.

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APIs

Get direct access to the same robust datasets powering our software solutions. With the Lightcast API, you have the freedom to create custom data displays and applications for your organization.

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Why work with Lightcast?

We understand the complexities of economic development and the difficult work you do with limited resources, multiple stakeholders, and competitive pressure. That’s why we’re part of your team. We will train you to take full advantage of our data and partner with you to create powerful solutions.

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130+

Workforce Organizations

We provide data to workforce boards, state departments of labor, foundations, and other agencies.

45K

Jobseekers

Last year alone, 45,000 jobseekers across the US used Career Coach to get on the right career path.

19

Years

We’ve partnered with workforce organizations since 2003.