Find the struggling businesses
in your region before
they find you because
of layoffs or a WARN Notice
Turn on the powerful data visualization tools in EconoVue™ to paint a high-level picture of regional economic and industry trends – and take an up-close look at employment, salaries and Financial Health scores over time. Customizable filters refine your data results and quickly pinpoint companies for strategic workforce engagement.
EconoVue™ was developed collaboratively with Workforce Development Boards and continues to evolve using direct feedback from active WDB subscribers across the country. The examples listed here describe many ways that workforce teams have utilized EconoVue™ to streamline and strengthen their Rapid Response coordination, Proactive Targeted Outreach and Strategic Planning and Partnering with local business, education and government groups.
High Quality Current Business Data: The power of EconoVue™ comes from viewing sector and labor market trends relative to current "raw" business-level information. EconoVue™ is designed to work with the Dun & Bradstreet® business database, a gold standard database for economic analysis and detailed company information.
Labor Market Data: EconoVue's business data are supplemented by labor market resources including:
INFORMED RAPID RESPONSE - React quickly to the next economic crisis in your region with the robust response tools in EconoVue™
Put together a fast, effective response to WARN notices with unique search and filter functions in EconoVue™ – start with a Similar Company Search to easily pinpoint alternative companies to invite to a Job Fair, pair your results with the integrated indeed.com information to pinpoint only the companies that are hiring, then follow up with powerful filters tied to D&B Financial Health scores to ensure that you’re sending job seekers to stable, growing employers. For a multi-region layoff event, use the built-in Corporate Linkage Map to identify impacted areas and coordinate with your workforce counterparts throughout the state.
When facing a larger, industry-wide downturn or recession, the powerful one-two punch of a NAICS cluster search combined with a Financial Health filter targeting contracting businesses will lead you right to the doorstep of companies that may be especially vulnerable to sudden economic stressors. The contact details in your search results will help you quickly reach a wide swath of companies with similar needs.
For grants or emergency loan programs, your team can assess the strengths, weaknesses and overall fit of each applicant using the detailed D&B Comprehensive Reports available within EconoVue™. Each report is pulled live from the D&B database giving you the most up-to-date information available.
And, in the event of a natural disaster, the proprietary Disaster Zone module in EconoVue™ includes filters and mapping functions to help you quickly identify affected companies, manage an ongoing response, and track changes in the local economy over time.
PROACTIVE TARGETED OUTREACH - When the economy is thriving, turn to EconoVue™ to strengthen your relationships with businesses of every size and in every neighborhood with finely tuned targeted outreach.
Take aim at the under-the-radar small companies that may benefit from your programs the most – the unique data platform built into EconoVue™ gives you access to high-level business details about companies with 1-10 employees not found in most other data sources. Or organize larger outreach efforts aimed at key economic sectors with a nuanced NAICS cluster search, increasing your contacts within up-and-coming business groups and expanding your roster of companies and connections for job fairs, events and advisory groups.
EconoVue™ is the go-to source for the data and details you need to build a positive and proactive business engagement platform. Tailor your calling and mailing lists to match your program goals with customizable filters and direct contact information: quickly identify growing, stable manufacturers for a new apprenticeship program; find cohorts for an upcoming training program; or easily track down companies that are spending to grow and pair them with the latest grant for new equipment. The possibilities are endless!
The strategic outreach support built into EconoVue™ helps you to zero in on the companies that need your help the most – before their situation becomes critical. Utilize the EconoVue™ Financial Health filters to quickly identify at-risk employers so you can proactively provide needed services. When you pair these data results with your local knowledge to provide on-time support, you will build your reputation as a key resource for businesses of all shapes and sizes.
STRATEGIC PLANNING AND PARTNERING - Springboard your community leadership with reliable data that points you in the right direction.
Build a strong foundation by observing and understanding the industry sector trends in your region – and learning how these trends compare to the regions around you. Two key EconoVue™ apps – OverVue™ and RegionVue™ – start with a bird’s eye view of the growth dynamics of every sector within your search area, then help you to dive deep into the data:
Then turn to ProspectVue™ to put your newfound knowledge to work:
An urban Workforce Development Board used EconoVue's™ Financial Health filters to find at-risk manufacturers and connect them to just-in-time resources.
When you receive a WARN notice, use the one-click Similar Company Search to quickly find comparable employers that are hiring.
Narrow down your search results with powerful Financial Health filters to find low risk companies for hiring or at-risk businesses for intervention.
The Corporate Linkage Map draws a picture of larger corporate relationships to coordinate multi-region layoffs or to identify stand-alone businesses that may need extra help.
Quickly pull together a comprehensive list of related groups of companies with a NAICS cluster search.
Access contact names, numbers and addresses to quickly connect with companies when time is of the essence.
Take an in-depth look at each applicant for your emergency loan program using up-to-date D&B Comprehensive Reports.
In the event of a natural disaster, the Disaster Zone module pinpoints every company in harm’s way so you can so you can accelerate intervention, support, and recovery assistance efforts.
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A rural Workforce Board used EconoVue™ to identify and connect with smaller businesses that were left out of other data sources.
Unique access to business details for small and medium sized businesses gives an outreach advantage throughout your region.
Use broad NAICS cluster categories to build a wide-ranging list of inter-connected businesses.
Customizable filters help you finetune your search results for targeted outreach.
Cut through the red tape and quickly connect with customers with access to direct contact details.
The Financial Health filters in EconoVue quickly identify at-risk employers so you can provide proactive assistance.
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Workforce personnel turn to EconoVue™ to deepen their understanding of the trends within their region, and use this knowledge to build their community leadership alongside their local partners.
Start with OverVue™ for a high-level view of sector growth and change over time – and how these dynamics impact the regions around you.
Use the interconnected, interactive graphs to track changes in the Financial Health of your region, uncover economic stressors and anticipate shifts in key industries.
Move to RegionVue™ to pinpoint emerging sectors that are unique to your city or Workforce Board area.
Drill down into the data to identify growing occupations based on salary data and education zone identifiers as well as sector-wide hiring trends and training needs.
Powerful Financial Health filters work to pinpoint potential partnerships among the strong, growing companies in key industry groups.
Build cohesive training cohorts and advisory groups by tracing larger corporate structures in your area with the Corporate Linkage Map.
Expand your network to include top-level, thriving companies throughout your region with the powerful search and filtering tools in ProspectVue™.
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