You can’t judge a job by its title. The same role can actually require different combinations of skills, called “skill shapes,” depending on the industry, employer and region. People have skill shapes too, formed by their work experience and training. 

Watch this 2-minute video to see what a job title doesn’t tell you, and how skill shapes analysis can help connect more people with their perfect career match.

Then dive into the full report, The New Geography of Skills, where Strada Institute for the Future of Work, in partnership with Emsi, shows how skill shapes provide a concrete method any region can use to identify local talent gaps for any industry and calibrate learning pathways to fill them.