The Work-based Learning MARKETPLACE

Economic Landscape Material

Theresa Klinitski

The Workforce Asset Map (WAM!) is a “one stop”, free online tool that helps job seekers, employers and students identify and easily access workforce-related resources within the Colorado Springs region.

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Welcome to your tool for career exploration and job analysis! O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

Colorado Labor Market Information Gateway

Workforce and labor market information is essential to the nation’s economy, providing for the efficient operation of labor markets by supplying quality labor market intelligence. Accurate, Objective, Relevant, Timely, and Accessible workforce and labor market information is critical for:

• Building a skilled workforce that spurs business competitiveness and economic growth;
• Strengthening career pathways and guiding skill attainment for good jobs, economic opportunity, and career growth;
• Understanding the rapidly changing nature of work and how it impacts the workforce and U.S. economy; and
• Spending workforce training and education funds effectively.
The Talent Pipeline Report is prepared and published by the Colorado Workforce Development Council and explores issues related to the supply and demand of talent in Colorado and strategies for strengthening our talent pipeline.
Attracting and retaining skilled workers has rarely been more challenging as 54% of companies globally report talent shortages – the highest in over a decade.