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Labor Market Information

NOVA’s Labor Market Information (LMI) section is your source for employment and labor reports that enhance the quality of labor market information available to job seekers, employers and educators. NOVA LMI informs and prepares today's workforce for the challenges of tomorrow. See menu to the left for access to reports, data, and more.





Unemployment rate


5.2%


Santa Clara County's unemployment rate for May 
2014.

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LinkedIn Recruiting


74%

Prevalence of LinkedIn as recruiting tool for companies using social media. Read NOVA's report on Social Media.

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Client visits

97,739

Number of visits by job seekers to CONNECT Job Seeker Center in 2011.

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Green Industry Growth

11.6%

Expected job growth reported by emerging green industry employers in Silicon Valley for 2011.

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Job-Seeker Services

149,134

Number of services provided through the CONNECT Job Seeker Center in 2011.

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Occupation with the Most Openings

Software Developers, Applications

Total Job Openings: 11,910
(2010-2020 data, Santa Clara County)

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Fastest-Growing Occupation

Paralegal / Legal Assistant
55.1% Growth Projected Between 2010-2020

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