CareerBuilder Acquires Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.

Posted Sep 11, 2012 has acquired Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI), an economic software company that focuses on employment data and labor market analysis. CareerBuilder and EMSI will provide clients with unique data on current and future employment trends, skills development, and recruiting strategies.  CareerBuilder has been working on heavily on a Workforce Analytics platform that tracks hiring and job search trends.

“Companies around the world need critical labor information to help recruit and retain the best people to drive their businesses forward,” stated Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder.  “Big Data has become an integral part of the recruitment process, and EMSI brings a great competitive advantage to CareerBuilder and our clients.  No one else in the industry can offer this breadth of information that can make recruitment faster, easier and more cost-effective.”

EMSI works on collecting large amounts of labor data, which is often used in workforce development and talent strategy.  CareerBuilder is based in Chicago, Illinois.  EMSI is based in Moscow, Idaho.