Questions?

You've started your research and want to know what resources you should use. We've consolidated our data resources in to one accessible location at the Data page. This page will give you more detail on each of the options available.

Data Search

What is it?

This is an advanced data query tool designed to enable the user to build a data set. You can drill in to the specific data that meets your requirements and then analyze how you choose data. When you finish the selections, a data set will appear below the search items.

Steps to complete the query:
  1. Click the down arrow next to the "Select A Category" text. Below is an image of what the dropdown looks like in the data query.
  2. image of Advanced Data Search dropdown menu
  3. After making a selection, click on the screen to let the query know you are ready for the next selection option. You need to click outside of the dropdown menu to move to the next dropdown option.
  4. You will be prompted to select the next item in an additional dropdown menu.
  5. Once you have completed all of the selectable menu options, you will have a generate button appear to complete the query.
  6. At this point, you can view the data on your screen, download a csv file to analyze, or build a Tableau visualizaiton or "viz". You will be starting over if you work with the Create Visualization tab.
  7. You can download an Excel file layout/data dictionary that helps explain the data results.

Would you like to try it on the Data page? Select a Category from the Advanced Data Search dropdown to get started!


Program Downloads

What are they?

These are downloadable csv or Excel files that have been individually structured by each of our LMI Program Analysts. If you want to learn more about each program, visit them here.

If you need more direction, do not hesitate to reach out to the individual program leads at the Contact Us page.

Steps to download files:

    Identify which program data you would like to use: QCEW, CES, LAUS, or OES. You can click on the images below to reach each program's download menu.

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    image of oes dropdown menus
  1. Click the down arrow next to the "Select A File" text.
  2. Click the file you would like to download.
  3. Once you have selected a file to download left click the download button.

If you want to learn more about each program, visit them on the Programs page.

That's it! Ready to download a file? Visit the Program Complete Downloads to get started.


Tableau Program Visualizations

What are they?

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. With Tableau visualizations it's said to be worth rows and rows! Tableau puts data in to a picture perspective that makes data drill down easy with filters and click on features. The tool makes the data come alive and respond to a user's interaction.

Helpful Interactions

Identify which program visualization you would like to use. QCEW, CES, LAUS, or OES

  1. Click the button to go to the program visualization
  2. We recommend clicking "Full Screen" to work with the Tableau visualization. The button to expand is in the lower right corner of the visualization.

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  3. Filter the data in the Tableau viz and watch it change.
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  5. Still not sure, learn more about Tableau by clicking the Help Page above each visualization or visit Tableau's help.
  6. All done with the visualization? Exit full screen view by the square in the bottom right corner of the visualization
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Tableau is an interactive data tool. If you get stuck, click refresh and you can start over. There can be learning curves to overcome with Tableau but it's fun to learn. It will give you a new perspective on data!

Ready to go back to Program Tableau visualizaitons? Let's go back!


Site Map options:

Job Openings?

Did you try the Job Center of Wisconsin? This on-line service provides current job openings as reported by employers throughout Wisconsin.

Did you try looking for jobs on Wisc.Jobs? This is the official employment site for Wisconsin State Government jobs.

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