Healthcare & Social Assistance Career Research

A High Priority Industry in the Franklin/Hampshire Workforce Region and MA

Regional MassHire Workforce Boards serve as the authority on regional industry needs and priorities. Therefore, community colleges work closely with regional MassHire Workforce Boards to increase alignment between the education/training options and employment needs in a given workforce region. Please go to the MassHire Franklin Hampshire Workforce Board Healthcare Social Assistance Industry webpage to find information included in this web page, as well as updates:

GCC Healthcare & Social Assistance Programs
Healthcare Interview & Workplace Videos
Healthcare Occupation Research Tools - continued

MassHire Franklin Hampshire Workforce Board Healthcare & Social Assistance ‘Career Exploration’ page includes regional data on career pathways, priority occupations, and labor market information (LMI): including salaries, employment rates, occupation growth rates, and more.

ExploreHealthCareers – A healthcare career exploration tool and organization who hosts Health Professions Week every year in mid-November and provides a variety of tools to help people explore various health professions all year round.

Healthcare Workforce Partnership of Western Mass was created by multiple regional stakeholders, who are committed to fostering the region’s healthcare network of professionals and improving the quality of care provided.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) is the ultimate source for labor market information (LMI).  Please review this infographic and visit the BLS website for the most current and accurate LMI: