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Explore different occupations using the LMI for All Careerometer widget
Careerometer can be used to explore and compare key information about occupations help of learn about different occupations and identify potential careers.
It provides access to a selection of UK headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects for different occupations, as well as description of the occupation.
Simply type in the title of the job you are interested in and the widget provides a series of options from which you can select the most relevant to you. You can then look up another two occupations and compare. You can also select ‘display the UK average’ and compare the information with the occupation you have selected.
Labour Market Information
What is Labour Market Information (LMI)
Labour Market Information, tells us about local or national demand for different skills from various industries. LMI informs us:
Who are the big employers In your area and what jobs they have on offer
Which jobs are the easiest and hardest to find in your area
What skills are in short supply in your area
What skills employers are looking for in your chosen industry
What qualifications are required for your chosen industry
What jobs will look like in the future
All the above factors will help you make a more informed decision about which career path you take.
Below are a few websites/links where you can explore Labour Market Information in various job sectors.
Website that gives you free access to more than a thousand videos related to different curriculum subjects of people telling their personal careers stories in their own words including information on Labour Market Information (LMI) e.g. average salary, skills & qualification.