down Go Back to Our Ideas Report/Research Vendor Product Review: A Consumer's Guide to Real-time Labor Market Information Full Reportright At a Glance Captured in this brief are JFF's findings and recommendations after reviewing six leading vendors of real-time labor market information—information that can help jobseekers and education institutions better understand local employer demands. Published oct. 29, 2013 Topics Labor Market Info Students Postsecondary Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via Email In recent years, a small number of private, for-profit software companies have developed real-time labor market information tools to transform job postings data into analytics. The real-time data they produce can help jobseekers and education institutions better understand hiring trends and employer demand in their areas, including certifications and skill requirements. But the methodologies by which each vendor compiles its data are not consistent—nor are they necessarily made known to potential users.As part of the Credentials that Work initiative that promotes the use of real-time LMI, JFF has reviewed the products of six leading vendors of real-time LMI to assist individuals and institutions considering the adoption of this innovative technology. Its findings (and recommendations) are captured in this brief.