We asked Labour Insight users what they really think of the LMI tool and how they use it day to day.

The user experience:

  • 54% of our customers use Labour Insight either daily or multiple times per week to keep a handle on what’s happening in real time in the labour market
  • Understanding local skills need is the most important reason for needing real time LMI. The most popular data regularly obtained from Labour Insight was Skills data followed by Occupations data (by Burning Glass Occupation code BGTOCC) and Employers data
  • Real-time data is important. Traditional data sources are extrapolated from small samples and can be a year out of date at publication. 88% of users agree that Labour Insight gives them a deeper understanding of the labour market than they get from using other LMI sources

What has been the biggest benefit to you since you began using Labour Insight? Users told us:

“Being able to show people where the jobs are and what jobs are relevant to their skills set”

“Being able to access accurate, up to date information to share with my clients”

“Helping a person find a job, apply for it and gain employment in an area they hadn’t considered”

Making an impact:

  • 83% of users agree that Labour Insight helps make a significant difference to the projects they work on

Users told us:

“It’s a fantastic resource, something used on a regular basis and has been great to use with customers”

“I could not do my job without it!”

“It’s an invaluable resource for my role as a Careers Adviser”

“I highly rate it and recommend it to others too”

The greatest advantage Labour Insight gives to users is access to so much real time job vacancy data.  The tool is tried and trusted across education, careers and public sector and has many loyal advocates! We are pleased to say:

  • 88% of users would recommend Labour Insight to others
  • 100% of users rate Labour Insight as excellent or good overall

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Our feedback was from Careers organisations and Training Providers (63%), Higher Education (17%) and Regional and Local Government (13%) in June 2021.