LABOR MARKET RESEARCH
Please follow the instructions below to complete your labor market research worksheet. Completing labor market research is a requirement of the RESEA program.
Please complete the research and then submit the form below.
Labor market research is a tool to help you make decisions about your job search. As discussed in the orientation, this research is critical to understanding if there are employers seeking your skills. Completing this worksheet should help you make more informed job searching decisions about your current skills and occupation.
As part of your job search requirement, you need to conduct labor market research on your current occupation. Please complete this form and bring it with you to the RESEA review session and/or your appointment with a career advisor.
There are various websites you can browse to find the labor market information concerning your occupation. You will find some listed below. Please check all of the websites you visited when completing this worksheet (you only have to visit one, but you can visit them all if you want). Use the information you find to answer the questions on this document (front and back) and/or bring in the printed information from the websites that you found about your occupation.
Please choose a source below to conduct your labor market research:
SECTION 1: USE LABOR MARKET RESOURCES FOR RESARCH
Please use one or more of the sites below to conduct your labor market research.
To complete the labor market research document, please research these topics:
- Occupation Title (Job Title)
- Growth or decline in job opportunities in that field
- Salary range
- Skills, certifications, or licenses required to perform that occupation
- Any other information that would assist you in understanding your occupation’s place in today’s market.
Available Labor Market Sites
Mass Career Information System: https://portal.masscis.intocareers.org
Career One Stop: https://www.careeronestop.org
U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics/Occupational Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
My Skills, My Future: https://www.myskillsmyfuture.org
SECTION 2: COMPLETE THE LABOR MARKET WORKSHEET
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