Lightcast: Illuminating the Labor Market
with Data-Driven Insights


Navigating the complexities of the labor market and identifying the most qualified candidates can be challenging. Lightcast offers labor market analytics tools designed to illuminate critical workforce insights and empower informed talent decisions.


Beyond Job Boards: Unveiling Strategic Workforce Intelligence

Lightcast’s suite of tools, based on a briefing with Brandon Hall Group™, offers features that can:

  • Identify Top Talent Pools: Leverage Lightcast’s data sources and analytics can pinpoint the most promising talent pools for specific roles and locations. This allows organizations to target their recruitment efforts more effectively and attract high-caliber candidates.
  • Forecast Future Talent Needs: Utilize Lightcast’s predictive analytics to anticipate future talent needs based on industry trends, skills gaps and demographic shifts. This foresight can inform strategic workforce planning initiatives and ensure organizations have the right talent in place to achieve their goals.
  • Benchmark Compensation and Skills: Gain valuable insights into competitive compensation packages and in-demand skillsets within your industry.
  • Measure Program Effectiveness: Track the success of your recruitment and talent management programs with Lightcast’s c reporting tools. These insights can potentially help organizations refine their strategies, optimize resource allocation, and maximize return on investment (ROI) in talent acquisition efforts.


Key Strengths of Lightcast’s Labor Market Analytics Suite:

  • Extensive and Reliable Data Sources: Lightcast aggregates data from a variety of sources, including government agencies, job boards, and educational institutions.
  • Sophisticated Analytics and Reporting: Lightcast leverages advanced analytics to translate complex data sets into actionable insights. Their reporting tools allow organizations to easily visualize trends, identify patterns and gain a deeper understanding of the talent landscape.
  • Customizable Solutions: Lightcast offers a modular platform that can be tailored to the specific needs of organizations of all sizes and industries.
  • Seamless Integrations: Lightcast integrates seamlessly with popular HR information systems (HRIS) and applicant tracking systems (ATS), streamlining data collection and fostering a centralized platform for talent management activities.

Lightcast positions itself as a leader in the field of labor market analytics. Their suite of tools provides data-driven insights and fostering informed decision-making, Lightcast can empower organizations to build a competitive workforce, optimize their talent strategies and achieve long-term success.

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Chief Executive Officer of Brandon Hall Group Mike Cooke Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, Mike Cooke was the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of AC Growth. Mike held leadership and executive positions for the majority of his career, at which he was responsible for steering sales and marketing teams to drive results and profitability. His background includes more than 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, management, and operations in the research, consulting, software and technology industries. Mike has extensive experience in sales, marketing and management having worked for several early high-growth emerging businesses and has implemented technology systems to support various critical sales, finance, marketing and client service functions. He is especially skilled in organizing the sales and service strategy to fully support a company’s growth strategy. The concept of growth was an absolute to Mike and a motivator in starting AC Growth, in order to help organizations achieve research driven results. Most recently, Mike was the VP and General Manager of Field Operations at Bersin & Associates, a global analyst and consulting services firm focused on all areas of enterprise learning, talent management and talent acquisition. Tasked with leading the company’s global expansion, Mike led all sales operations worldwide. During Mike’s tenure, the company has grown into a multi-national firm, conducting business in over 45 countries with over 4,500 multi-national organizations. Mike started his career at MicroVideo Learning Systems in 1992, eventually holding a senior management position and leading all corporate sales before founding Dynamic Minds. Mike was CEO and Co-Founder of Dynamic Minds, a custom developer of software programs, working with clients like Goldman Sachs, Prentice Hall, McGraw Hill and Merrill Lynch. Also, Mike worked for Oddcast, a leading provider of customer experience and marketing solutions, where he held a senior management position leading the company into new markets across various industries. Mike also serves on the Advisory Board for Carbon Solutions America, an independent sustainability consulting and carbon management firm that specializes in the design and implementation of greenhouse reduction and sustainability plans as well as managing the generation of carbon and renewal energy and energy efficiency credits. Mike attended University of Phoenix, studying Business Administration and Finance. He has also completed executive training at the Chicago Graduate School of Business in Chicago, IL.

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