Publications

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Community Profiles
Community Profiles - These documents feature a wealth of information including demographic, economic, and educational data. Each report is automatically updated every time we make changes to our database, so you can be assured they will always be up-to-date!
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Virginia Economic Indicators
Virginia Economic Indicators - A quarterly publication illustrating and analyzing key economic indicators including employment, unemployment, and production workers’ hours and earnings.
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Virginia Business Indicators
Virginia Business Indicators - A quarterly publication illustrating and analyzing key business indicators including taxable retail sales, deflated taxable retail sales, single family building permits, new business incorporations, and new vehicle registrations.
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Industry Profiles
Industry Profiles - These profiles provide information on the top five industries within Virginia. The data within the profiles come from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program.
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Top Five Industries Fact Sheet
Top Five Industries Fact Sheet - These fact sheets provide a quick at-a-glance look at the top five industries in Virginia based on employment. The data within the profiles come from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Local Workforce Development Area Industry Bulletin =
Local Workforce Development Area Industry Bulletin Local Workforce Development Area Industry Bulletin is a quarterly publication that will feature a variety of labor market information, data, and issues pertaining specifically to Local Workforce Development Areas (LWDAs).
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Labor Force Participation Rates
Labor Force Participation Rates - The Labor Force Participation Rates gives the percent of the population participating in the labor force for all the counties and independent cities in Virginia.
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LMI Career & Labor Market News
LMI Career & Labor Market News - A newsletter highlighting recent developments in labor market and occupational activities in Virginia.
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Labor Force Metrics at a Glance
Labor Force Metrics at a Glance - A snapshot of the most recent unemployment rate for Virginia and the U.S. as well as a historical graphic representation of Virginia’s unemployment rate, labor force, labor force participation rate, employment and unemployment.
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Virginia Jobs Profile
Virginia Jobs Profile - Virginia Jobs Profile provides a quarterly snapshot of employment by industry in Virginia.
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Characteristics of the Newly Registered Job Seeker
Characteristics of the Newly Registered Job Seeker - Characteristics of the Newly Registered Job Seeker publication provides a monthly snapshot of the characteristics of the individuals who have registered with Virginia Workforce Connections.
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Characteristics of the Insured Unemployed
Characteristics of the Insured Unemployed - Characteristics of the Insured Unemployed publication provides a monthly snapshot of the characteristics of the individuals who have received unemployment benefits.
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Unemployment Rates by Local Workforce Development Area
Unemployment Rates by Local Workforce Development Area - The Unemployment Rates by Local Workforce Development Area (LWDA) gives unemployment rates for each of Virginia’s seventeen LWDAs overlaid on a map of the state.
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Virginia Job Outlook
Virginia Job Outlook This file is in PDF format. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 in order to view this file. - Occupations projected to have the highest number of openings along with expected salaries broken down by educational attainment.
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Occupational Career Resource Guide
Virginia Occupational Career Resource Guide - Information on careers, education, financial aid, job search, applying for a job, interviewing and more.
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Pocket Resume
Pocket Resume Fillable form to use as a quick reference for job applications and interviews.
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Exploring Your Future! A Guide to Career Possibilities
Exploring Your Future! A Guide to Career Possibilities - This guidebook is designed to help students in Grades 6-8 learn the basics about careers, such as how to research and choose a career, and what to do to prepare for a future career. Its main purpose is to make students aware of the career opportunities available to them in their future.
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interview skills
Interview Skills Poster This file is in PDF format. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 in order to view this file. - This poster gives helpful tips for preparing for interviews. It is 11" x 14" (tabloid) and can be downloaded and printed.
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STEM
STEM This file is in PDF format. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 in order to view this file. - This flyer provides labor market information on occupations in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
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Labor Market Information Flyer
Labor Market Information Flyer This file is in PDF format. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 in order to view this file. - This flyer gives an overview of the Virginia Labor Market Information website, which is a powerful online labor market information tool specifically designed to connect researchers, economists, job seekers, students, employers, training providers, veterans, workforce professionals, and others seeking to explore local labor markets in Virginia to helpful and current information.
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Employment and Wages by Industry and Area
Employment and Wages by Industry and Area - These reports show employment and wages by industry and area. The data within the reports comes from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program.
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Quarterly Census of Employment and Wage
Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages - These printable reports offer detailed industry data down to the 3-digit NAICS level for Virginia and all of its localities. There are bookmarks embedded in each PDF that will help you navigate the document within your Adobe Acrobat Reader.
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North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Desk Aid
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Desk Aid This file is in PDF format. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 in order to view this file. - A reference guide of short title descriptions for NAICS codes.
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Press Releases
Press Releases - Includes the latest LMI press releases from the Virginia Employment Commission.
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