Helping Communities Shine

Whether researching and implementing ways to shape a community's economic development plan or partnering to create ways to put people to work, CREC connects researchers and policymakers with:

     • Data training
     • Custom portfolios that aid regional competitiveness

Project Profile

Labor Market Information for Workforce Investment Boards

U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Labor
Start Date: Jan 2014 — End Date: Jan 2014

Through the LMI Institute, CREC staff developed a customized labor market information (LMI) training course for workforce investment boards in Saint Croix and Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The training was designed to familiarize workforce board staff with LMI and basic analytical methods, with an emphasis on how the data can be used to help jobseekers make more informed decisions.

Train Your Leaders

About the Client

U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Labor

The Virgin Islands Department of Labor’s mission to administer a system of effective programs and services designed to develop, protect and maintain a viable workforce requires that we build partnerships with government agencies, businesses, community organizations and other stakeholders.  It also requires a commitment to continuous improvement, reducing costs, improving business processes, technological efficiency, developing […]