The COVID-19 pandemic created an unprecedented shock to the economy, impacting the workforce and companies across sectors. This page contains new and relevant research created to assist with economic recovery, along with links to quickly navigate to other relevant resources.
Burning Glass Technologies collects and aggregates information from online job postings. This can be used to show trends over time, and assist individuals seeking job opportunities on current in-demand occupations. These charts show new online job postings from month to month across the state and in the Workforce Development Areas.
See the occupations and industries with the most job postings during the month.
Occupations with the Most Job Postings – May - Excel File
Skills Transfer - Sales - PDF
Explore career growth paths for a variety of industries and education levels.
A look at hiring demand by region for the last quarter.
Information Technology is a high-demand field. See the most requested computer programming languages employers are seeking.
Regional and County Data
A hub for career, economic and projections data at a regional level.
The most up-to-date data on employment and unemployment for Missouri.
Connect to data resources outside of the MERIC website.