Resources

In addition to resources available on NOVA’s website, below is a list of links to other reputable resources for relevant information at the local, regional, state, and national level.

Websites


Reports

Unemployment rate


6.1%


Santa Clara County's unemployment rate for 
March 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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