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1 The Graduate! Network’s Bridging The Talent Gap Initiative www.bridgingthetalentgap.org Kentucky – Bridging The Talent Gap Talent Alignment Survey Report Submitted May 2017 Dan Ash PhD Zach Zimmerman

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TheGraduate!Network’sBridgingTheTalentGapInitiative

TheGraduate!Network’sBridgingTheTalentGapInitiative

www.bridgingthetalentgap.org

Kentucky – Bridging The Talent Gap TalentAlignmentSurveyReport

SubmittedMay2017

DanAshPhDZachZimmerman

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TALENTALIGNMENTSURVEYRESULTSTheTalentAlignmentSurveywasadministeredtoHRProfessionalsandotherbusinessleadersfrominKentuckyfromJanuary–March,2017.Therewere785completedsurveysand299partiallycompletedsurveyswithmissinginformation.Usabledatawerederivedfromatotalof1,084respondents.

Organizationsizeamongrespondentsisrepresentedinthefollowingways:

• 55%representsmallbusinesses(1–200employees)• 31%representmedium-sizedbusinesses(201–1,000employees)• 14%representbusinesseswithmorethan1,000employees

IndustriesRepresentedSector Number(%)

Accommodation&FoodServices 42(4.0%)Administration&Support 48(4.5%)Agriculture 24(2.3%)Arts&Entertainment 25(2.4%)Construction 49(4.6%)EducationalServices 87(8.2%)Finance&Insurance 98(9.3%)Healthcare 157(14.8%)GovernmentAgencies 77(7.3%)Information 28(2.6%)Manufacturing 287(27.1%)Mining 13(1.2%)Personal&LaundryServices 9(0.9%)ProfessionalScientific&TechnicalServices 126(11.9%)RealEstate 15(1.4%)Religious 33(3.1%)Repair&Maintenance 47(4.4%)RetailTrade 47(4.4%)Transportation 72(6.8%)Utilities 43(4.1%)WholesaleTrade 17(1.6%)Other 139(13.1%)

(Pleasenote,percentagesdonotaddupto100%becausesurveyrespondentscouldchoosemorethanoneindustrycluster.)

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ExecutiveSummaryoftheFindings

CommunityLandscape

• Atotalof68%ofsurveyrespondentsdescribedtheeconomicconditionsintheircommunityaspositive.Oftheindustriesmostrepresentedinthesurvey,realestateheldthemostoptimisticview(87%positive).Conversely,theleastoptimisticindustryamongthosemostrepresentedwasminingwith38%holdingapositiveviewofthecommunity’seconomicconditions.

• Amongthetopthreeindustriesrepresentedinthesurvey,70%ofrespondentsinvolvedinmanufacturingviewedeconomicconditionsintheircommunityaspositive.57%ofhealthcareorganizationsand75%ofprofessional,scientificandtechnicalservicesorganizationsheldsimilarviews.

• 81%reportthattheirrespectivecompaniesarepreparingformoderatetohighgrowthinthenext3-5years.Amongindustriesmostrepresentedinthesurvey,wholesalewasthemostlikelytoanticipategrowth,with94%ofrespondentsexpectingmoderateorfastgrowth.53%ofgovernmentwastheleastlikelytoanticipategrowth.

• Amongthetopthreeindustriesrepresentedinthesurvey,86%ofrespondentsinvolvedinmanufacturinganticipatedgrowth.79%ofhealthcareorganizationsand80%ofprofessional,scientificandtechnicalservicesorganizationsheldsimilarviews.

HiringLandscape

• Amongthosecurrentlyhiring,84%indicatedthatrecruitingqualifiedworkersisdifficult.

• Forrespondentshiringfornewfull-timeregularpositionsrequiringnewanddifferentskills,85%reportitsomewhatorverydifficulttofindqualifiedindividualsfornewregularjobsrequiringnewanddifferentskillsets.

• 77%ofthebusinesscommunityiscurrentlyhiringforfull-time,regularstaff.Amongthosecurrentlyhiringforfulltimepositions,86%arehiringnon-managementhourlyemployeeswhile11%arehiringexecutivelevelmanagement.

• Amongthosecurrentlyhiring,32%areinvolvedinnewhiresfordirectreplacementsthatrequireneworupdatedskills,while26%ofrespondentsarehiringfornewpositionsthatrequireneworupdatedskills.

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• Amongapplicablerespondents,thejobsfoundmostdifficulttofillincludehigh-skillmedical(nurses,doctors,specialists)(85%somewhatorverydifficult),skilledtrades(electricians,carpenters,machinists,mechanics,welders,plumbers)(85%somewhatorverydifficult),andengineers(83%somewhatorverydifficult).

• Somewhatorveryeasypositionstofillamongapplicablerespondentsincludeadministrativesupportstaff(64%),customerservicerepresentatives(52%)andHRprofessionals(46%).

• Themainreasonsrespondentsexperiencedifficultyinhiringincludecompetitionfromotheremployers(59%),candidatesnothavingtherightworkexperience(54%),andcandidatesnothavingtherightskillsforthejob(54%).Only26%ofrespondentsidentifiedtheideathatlocaleducation/trainingsystemdoesproduceenoughworkready/qualifiedcandidatesasamainreasonforsuchdifficulty.

SkillNeedsLandscape

• Acrossallbasicskills,respondentsreportedthat69%ofhighschooldiplomaholdersintheirlaborpoolpossessedtheskillsneededfortheirjob.Thisfigurewas80%fortechnical/communitycollegegraduatesand88%forfour-yearcollegegraduates.Thebasicskillexperiencingthegreatestincreaseinrespondents’opinionswaswrittenEnglishwithanincreaseinthepercentof“yes”responsesof28percentagepointsfromhighschooldiplomaholderstothosewithafour-yearcollegedegree.

• Amongbasicskillsconsidered,spokenEnglishwasratedwiththegreatestproportionofyesresponsesamongthelaborpoolwithahighschooldiploma(86%).Amongtwo-yeardegreeholders,spokenEnglish,also,wasratedwiththepercentageofyesresponses(88%).Forfour-yeardegreeholdersinthelaborpool,spokenEnglishwasagainidentifiedwiththehighestpercentageofyesresponses(92%).

• Acrossallacademicknowledgeandskills,respondentsreportedthat25%ofhighschooldiplomaholdersintheirlaborpoolpossessedtheskillsneededfortheirjobs.Thisfigurewas33%fortechnical/communitycollegegraduatesand52%forfour-yearcollegegraduates.Theacademicknowledge/skillexperiencingthegreatestincreaseinrespondents’opinionswasgovernment/economicswithanincreaseinthepercentof“yes”responsesof38percentagepointsfromhighschooldiplomaholderstothosewithafour-yearcollegedegree.

• Amongacademicknowledgeandskillsconsidered,history/geographywasratedwiththegreatestproportionofyesresponsesamongthelaborpoolwithahighschooldiploma(33%).Amongtwo-yeardegreeholders,sciencereceivedthegreatest

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percentageofyesresponses(50%).Forfour-yeardegreeholdersinthelaborpool,sciencewasalsoidentifiedwiththehighestpercentageofyesresponses(63%).

• Acrossallappliedskills,respondentsreportedthat42%ofhighschooldiplomaholdersintheirlaborpoolpossessedtheskillsneededfortheirjobs.Thisfigurewas64%fortechnical/communitycollegegraduatesand77%forfour-yearcollegegraduates.Theappliedskillexperiencingthegreatestincreaseinrespondents’opinionswasleadershipwithanincreaseinthepercentof“yes”responsesof47percentagepointsfromhighschooldiplomaholderstothosewithafour-yearcollegedegree.

• Amongappliedskillsconsidered,diversitywasratedwiththegreatestproportionofyesresponsesamongthelaborpoolwithahighschooldiploma(56%).Amongtwo-yeardegreeholders,informationtechnologyapplicationwasratedwiththepercentageofyesresponses(77%).Forfour-yeardegreeholdersinthelaborpool,informationtechnologyapplicationagainwasidentifiedwiththehighestpercentageofyesresponses(82%).

LearningLandscape

• TheeducationcredentialwiththehighestnumberofrespondentsexpectingincreasedneedoverthenextfiveyearswastheBachelor’sdegreewith41%oforganizationsreportinganticipatedincreasedneeds.Workerswitha(n)industry/professionalassociationcredentialoccupiedthesamelevelofanticipatedneedwith41%oforganizationsprojectingincreasedneedinthefuture.

• Supportforlearningwasmixedacrossrespondents.59%providefinancialsupporttopursuecollegelevelcourses,55%offerfinancialsupportforlearning/trainingthatisnotcollegecoursework,82%provideon-the-joblearningortraining,53%providesupportinnon-financialways.6%reportthattheirorganizationdoesnotprovideanyoftheseeducationbenefits.

• Respondentsofferavarietyofmethodssupportingeducation.Amongthosemostoftenidentifiedincludeflexibleworkschedulingtoaccommodateemployees’classes(71%),advisetoemployeesonwhichdegreeswillbenefittheircareer(44%),publicrecognitionofemployeeswhograduateorachievesignificanteducationalmilestones(44%),andmakingofficetechnologyavailabletoemployeesforstudying/schoolworkafterscheduledworkhours(34%).

• Onaverage51%offinancialbenefitsofferedtoemployeesisutilizedannually.Themainreasonsgivenforlearningbenefitsnotbeingutilizedmorefullyinvolveworkersbeingtoobusyorcommittedotherwisetopursuelearning(71%),followedbylackofincentivesorbenefitsintheorganizationforpursuinglearning,andlackof

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promotionbymanagement(30%).6%ofrespondentssaidthatworkersdonotneedadditional

• 50%ofrespondentsindicatedthattheydidnotcurrentlyworkwithalocaleducationprovidertoassessskillgapsthatcanbeaddressedthrougheducationalinstitutions’programofferingsandcurricula.

• 73%ofrespondentswhodonotcurrentlypartnerwitheducationinstitutionseitherdefinitelyorpossiblymightconsiderdoingso.Anadditional13%saytheymightconsidersuchapartnershipinthefuture.

• Educationwasconsideredinfluentialinhelpingrespondentsachievetheirorganizationalgoals.Onascaleof1–100theaverageratingwas72acrossallorganizationalgoals,withalowof69ontheaverageforrecruitmentofnewemployees,andahighof75ontheaveragefor[increasingcustomer/clientsatisfaction.Aratingof1wouldindicatenoinfluenceandaratingof100wouldindicatethateducationisveryinfluential.

NOTE:Thesedataarepreliminary,representingasnapshotofcommunitiesataspecifictime.Datawilllikelychangewithadditionalsurveycompletions.Uptodateinformationcanbeseenonourinteractivedatadashboardathttps://www.bridgingthetalentgap.org/dashboard/.Useofanyofthesedatainexternalorinternalpublicationsshouldbenotedasfollows:“KentuckySocietyforHumanResourceManagement,TheGraduate!NetworkBridgingTheTalentGapProject.2017.TheTalentAlignmentSurvey.”[Note:somesurveyquestionscontainedintheTalentAlignmentSurveyarefromSocietyforHumanResourceManagement’s(SHRM’s)“LocalSkillsShortages”surveyandwereusedwithpermissionfromSHRM.]Forquestionsoradditionalinformation,pleasecontactBridgettStrickler,DirectorofNetworkEngagementandCo-PrincipalInvestigator,[email protected]

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AppendixTheKentuckySHRM-BridgingTheTalentGapSurvey2017

Approximatelyhowmanypeopleareemployedbyyourorganization,full-timeandpart-time,atyourworklocation?(Pleaseexcludeoutsidecontractorsfromyourcount.)

Value Percent Count

Self-employed 3.2% 37

1-10employees 10.1% 117

11-50employees 13.7% 158

51-200employees 28.2% 326

201-500employees 20.6% 238

501-1,000employees 10.1% 117

1,001-5,000employees 8.7% 101

5,001-10,000employees 2.1% 24

Morethan10,000employees 3.2% 37

Total 1,155

0 5 10 15 20 25 30

Self-employed

1- 10employees

11- 50employees

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Morethan10,000employees

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ThissurveyclassifiesindustriesaccordingtoamodifiedversionoftheNAICScodingsystemdefinedbytheUSCensusBureau.Pleaseselectuptofiveindustriesfortheorganizationforwhichyouareprovidinginput.

Value Percent Count

AccommodationandFoodServices 4.1% 44

AdministrativeandSupportandWasteManagementandRemediationServices 4.5% 48

Agriculture,Forestry,FishingandHunting 2.2% 24

Arts,Entertainment,andRecreation 2.4% 26

Construction 4.5% 49

EducationalServices 8.3% 89

FinanceandInsurance 9.2% 99

HealthCareandSocialAssistance 14.7% 158

GovernmentAgencies 7.3% 79

Information 2.6% 28

Manufacturing 27.1% 292

Mining 1.2% 13

PersonalandLaundryServices 0.8% 9

Professional,Scientific,andTechnicalServices 12.2% 131

RealEstateandRentalandLeasing 1.4% 15

Religious,Grantmaking,Civic,Professional,andSimilarOrganizations 3.1% 33

RepairandMaintenance 4.5% 48

RetailTrade 4.4% 47

TransportationandWarehousing 7.0% 75

Utilities 4.0% 43

WholesaleTrade 1.6% 17

Other-WriteIn 13.0% 140

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Overall,howwouldyoudescribetheeconomicconditionsinyourcommunityorarea?

Value Percent Count

Extremelynegative 1.5% 16

Negative 5.4% 58

Somewhatnegative 15.2% 165

Neithernegativenorpositive 9.9% 107

Somewhatpositive 35.6% 385

Positive 30.1% 326

Extremelypositive 2.3% 25

Total 1,082

0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40

Extremelynegative

Negative

Somewhatnegative

Neithernegativenorpositive

Somewhatpositive

Positive

Extremelypositive

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Overthenext3to5years,whatisyourorganization’sprojectedgrowth?

Value Percent Count

Fastdecline-lossofjobsand/orpossiblyofbusiness 0.8% 9

Moderatedecline 2.6% 28

NoGrowth 11.9% 129

Moderategrowth 66.6% 721

Fastgrowth 14.0% 152

Don'tknow 4.0% 43

Total 1,082

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70

Fastdecline- lossofjobsand/orpossiblyofbusiness

Moderatedecline

NoGrowth

Moderategrowth

Fastgrowth

Don'tknow

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Isyourorganizationcurrentlyhiringforanyofthefollowing?

Yes No

Count Count

Full-timeregularstaff 828 249

Part-timeregularstaff 415 657

Temporarystaff(nooptiontobecomefull-timeorpart-timestaff) 319 754

Temporary-to-regularstaff 374 698

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Atwhatlevel(s)isyourorganizationcurrentlyhiringfull-timeregularstaff?(Checkallthatapply.)

Value Percent Count

Executive/uppermanagement(e.g.,CEO,CFO) 10.9% 88

Othermanagement(e.g.,directors,managers) 42.6% 343

Non-managementsalariedemployees 55.5% 447

Non-managementhourlyemployees 86.1% 694

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Howwouldyoudescribethetypesofthefull-timeregularpositionsyourorganizationiscurrentlyhiring?(Checkallthatapply)

Value Percent Count

Directreplacementsofexistingpositions—requiringnonewskills 81.6% 656

Newdutiesaddedtoexistingpositions—requiringsomeadditionalnewskills 31.8% 256

Completelynewpositions—butnotrequiringnewskillsets. 35.1% 282

Completelynewpositions—requiringnewskillsets 25.6% 206

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newskillsets

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HasyourorganizationhiredanyworkersfromoutsidetheU.S.inanattempttofillkeyfull-timeregularpositionsthathavebeendifficulttofillwithU.S.workers?

Value Percent Count

Yes 18.3% 147

No,butweareconsidering 4.9% 39

No,butwehaveplanstodosointhenext12months 0.7% 6

No 67.7% 544

Don'tknow 8.3% 67

Total 803

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HasyourorganizationhiredanyU.S.Veteransinanattempttofillkeyfull-timeregularpositionsthathavebeendifficulttofill?

Value Percent Count

Yes 44.1% 354

No,butweareconsidering 11.5% 92

No,butwehaveplanstodosointhenext12months 2.7% 22

No 25.4% 204

Don'tknow 16.2% 130

Total 802

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Yes No,butweareconsidering

No,butwehaveplanstodosoin

thenext12months

No Don'tknow

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Inthecurrentlabormarket,areyouhavingadifficulttimerecruitingforcertaintypesofpositionsthatareopeninyourorganization?

Value Percent Count

Yes 84.0% 658

No 12.5% 98

Don'tKnow 3.4% 27

Total 783

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Forthenew,full-timeregularpositionsbeingcreatedbyyourorganizationthatrequirenewanddifferentskillsets,howeasyordifficultisittofindqualifiedindividualsforthosepositions?

Value Percent Count

Veryeasy 1.6% 8

Somewhateasy 13.6% 66

Somewhatdifficult 61.3% 298

Verydifficult 23.5% 114

Total 486

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Howeasyordifficulthasitbeentofillthefollowingjobcategoriesforfull-timeregularpositions?

Veryeasy

Somewhateasy

Somewhatdifficult

Verydifficult

Notapplicable

Count Count Count Count Count

AccountingandFinanceProfessionals 20 198 203 60 299

AdministrativeSupportStaff 68 305 178 30 201

CustomerServiceRepresentatives 35 183 160 44 360

Drivers 16 66 90 54 556

Engineers 5 41 110 126 500

High-SkillMedical(nurses,doctors,specialists) 7 20 59 100 596

HourlyLaborers 38 155 222 123 244

HRProfessionals 27 156 173 37 388

ManagersandExecutives 13 145 298 101 226

ProductionOperators 19 70 150 71 472

SalesRepresentatives 11 95 121 72 482

Scientists 4 15 37 40 685

SkilledTrades(electricians,carpenters,machinists,mechanics,welders,plumbers)

7 59 146 207 362

RespondentEnteredItems(verbatim)AdmissionRep 0 1 0 0 0

Architects 0 0 0 1 0

Attorneys 1 0 0 0 0

Barbers 0 0 0 1 0

BusinessAnalyst-I.T. 0 0 0 1 0

CNAs 0 0 0 2 0

CallCenterReps 0 0 1 0 0

CaseManagement 0 0 1 0 0

CertifiedNurseAssistant(CNA) 0 0 1 0 0

CertifiedNursingAssistants 0 0 0 1 0

CertifiedSurgicalAssistants 0 0 0 1 0

ClaimsAnalystswithhealthcarecertifications 0 0 0 1 0

CollectonSpecialists 0 0 0 1 0

CommercialPropertyManagers 0 0 0 1 0

Computer/Technology 0 0 0 1 0

ControlsEngineer 0 0 0 1 0

Cooksandservers 0 0 0 1 0

Dependabletemporaryassociates 0 0 0 1 0

DeputyJailers 0 0 0 1 0

Detailer/Drafter 0 0 0 1 0

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Dietary/Kitchen 0 0 0 1 0

DirectCareProviders 0 0 1 0 0

DirectSupportProfessionals 0 0 0 1 0

EarlyChildhoodEducationTeachersages1-12years 0 0 0 1 0

Education 0 0 0 1 0

EducationStaff(Teachers,InstuctionalAssistants) 0 0 0 1 0

EnrollmentandMatchsupportSpecialists 0 0 1 0 0

ExtensionAgents 0 1 0 0 0

FoodandBeverageEmployees-bothcookandservers 0 0 0 1 0

ForkliftDrivers/MaterialHandlers 0 0 0 1 0

ForkliftOperators 0 0 0 1 0

HVAC&plumberswithjourneymanlicense 0 0 0 1 0

HealthcareSupportServices 0 0 1 0 0

HighSkilledClinicalStaff(CMA's,RMA',sLPN's) 0 0 0 1 0

Hospitality 0 0 1 0 0

Housekeeping 0 0 1 0 0

HumanServices/RNs 0 0 1 0 0

IT 0 0 2 2 0

ITProfessionals 0 0 0 1 0

ITprofessional 1 0 0 0 0

InformationTechnologyManagers 0 0 0 1 0

Instructors 0 0 1 0 0

Instructorsinspecializedfields 0 0 0 1 0

Insurance/Mortgage 0 0 0 1 0

Janitorial 0 0 1 0 0

KitchenDesigners 0 0 1 0 0

LPN 0 0 0 1 0

LandSurveyor 0 0 0 1 0

LegalSecretaries 0 0 0 1 0

LicensedClinicians/MentalHealthTherapists 0 0 0 1 0

Machinist-Tool&Die 0 0 1 0 0

MedicalAssistant/PharmacyTech/CallCenter 0 0 1 0 0

MedicalCollectionSpecialists 0 0 0 1 0

MortgageLendingStaff 0 0 0 1 0

N/A 0 0 0 0 1

NursesandC.N.As 0 0 0 1 0

Painttintedandstainmatching 0 0 1 0 0

Part-timehourly 0 0 0 1 0

PhilanthropyProfessionals 0 0 0 1 0

Physicians 0 0 0 1 0

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PoliceRecruit 0 1 0 0 0

ProcessOperators 0 0 0 1 0

Programmers 0 0 0 1 0

ProjectManagers 0 1 0 0 0

PublicAdministrators 1 0 0 0 0

RegistrationClerks 0 0 1 0 0

ReseidentialTreatmentSpecialists 0 0 1 0 0

ShippingDockHelpers 0 0 0 1 0

SocialServiceWorkers 0 0 1 0 0

SocialWorkers 0 0 1 0 0

SoftwareDevelopers 0 0 0 1 0

Softwaredevelopers 0 0 0 1 0

SpecializedITpositions,high-levelfinancepositions 0 0 0 1 0

SupplyChain 0 1 0 0 0

SystemsAdministrators 0 0 0 1 0

TalentDevelopmentSpecialists 0 0 1 0 0

TeamLead/Trainer 0 0 1 0 0

TechnicalProfessionals(i.e.developers,systemsengineers) 0 0 1 0 0

TechnicalSystemsAnalysts 0 0 1 0 0

Technicians 0 0 0 1 0

Tellers 0 0 0 1 0

ValidationSpecialists(regardingPharmaindustry) 0 0 0 1 0

Warehouse 0 0 0 1 0

Weareastaffingagency,soI'malwayslookingfortemporarylightindustriallabor,nurses,etc.

0 0 1 0 0

casemanagement 0 0 1 0 0

directserviceproviders 0 0 0 1 0

entrylevelhealthcare 0 0 0 1 0

entrylevel-minimumwagetypepositions 0 0 0 1 0

heavyequipment/mobilecrane&shearoperators 0 0 0 1 0

security 0 1 0 0 0

welders 0 0 1 0 0

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Whatarethemainreasonsyourorganizationexperiencesdifficultyinhiringqualifiedcandidatesforfull-timeregularpositions?(Checkallthatapply.)

Value Percent Count

Candidatesdonothavehighenoughlevelsofeducation/training 27.4% 180

Candidatesdonothavetheneededcredentials/certifications 31.8% 209

Candidatesdonothavetherightskillsforthejob 53.6% 352

Candidatesdonothavetherightworkexperience 53.6% 352

Candidatesareoverqualified 9.4% 62

Qualifiedcandidatesarenotinterestedinmovingtoourlocalarea 26.2% 172

Qualifiedcandidatesarenotwithinoursalaryrangeorhourlyraterange 49.5% 325

Ourlocaleducation/trainingsystemdoesnotproduceenoughworkready/qualifiedjobcandidates

26.0% 171

Lownumberofapplicants 52.5% 345

Lackofinterestintypeofjob 34.4% 226

Competitionfromotheremployers 58.6% 385

Don'tknow 1.7% 11

Other-WriteIn 13.4% 88

0 20 40 60 80

Don'tknow

Candidatesareoverqualified

Other- WriteIn

Ourlocaleducation/trainingsystemdoesnotproduceenoughwork…

Qualifiedcandidatesarenotinterestedinmovingtoourlocalarea

Candidatesdonothavehighenoughlevelsofeducation/training

Candidatesdonothavetheneededcredentials/certifications

Lackofinterestintypeofjob

Qualifiedcandidatesarenotwithinoursalaryrangeorhourlyrate…

Lownumberofapplicants

Candidatesdonothavetherightskillsforthejob

Candidatesdonothavetherightworkexperience

Competitionfromotheremployers

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Pleaseestimatethepercentageofopenfull-timeregularpositionsatyourorganizationoverthelast12monthsforeachofthefollowingcategories.Allthenumbersyouenterneedtoaddupto100.

Item AveragePercent

TotalResponses

Nominimumeducationrequirements 16.2% 659

Minimumhigh-schooldiplomaorequivalent 46.0% 840

Minimumofatechnicalcollegeorcommunitycollegecredential 21.2% 735

Minimumofabachelor'sdegree 28.2% 825

Minimumofanadvanceddegree(e.g.,Masters,PhD,MD,JD,etc.) 10.1% 639

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Whatfactorsaremostlikelytoencourageyourorganizationtoincreasehiring?(Checkallthatapply.)

Value Percent Count

Improvedmarketconditions/increaseddemandforproductsandservices 59.4% 583

Morestableglobaleconomicconditions 22.1% 217

Betterqualifiedjobcandidatepool 46.0% 452

Taxincentivesorothergovernmentincentives 19.6% 192

Betteraccesstocreditlines 1.9% 19

Lowerlaborcosts/benefitscosts 24.0% 236

Changestoemploymentlegislation 11.2% 110

Don'tknow 10.0% 98

Other-WriteIn 8.9% 87

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70

Betteraccesstocreditlines

Other- WriteIn

Don'tknow

Changestoemploymentlegislation

Taxincentivesorothergovernmentincentives

Morestableglobaleconomicconditions

Lowerlaborcosts/benefitscosts

Betterqualifiedjobcandidatepool

Improvedmarketconditions/increased…

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Foreachbasicskillbelow,selectwhetherornottheeducationleveloftherecruitmentandcurrentworkerlaborpoolgenerallypossessesthatskill.Pleaseanswerallitemsbyclickingonthedrop-downboxandmakingyourselection.

Highschoolgraduates

Technicalcollege/Communitycollegegraduates

Four-yearcollegegraduates

Count Count Count

Engineering/Technical

Yes 122 387 449

No 378 135 83

Don'tknow 100 109 108

Notapplicable 252 219 214

Englishlanguage(spoken)

Yes 699 682 726

No 78 54 29

Don'tknow 38 38 32

Notapplicable 38 75 64

Readingcomprehension(inEnglish)

Yes 601 637 703

No 141 77 41

Don'tknow 62 56 43

Notapplicable 44 75 62

WrittenEnglish(grammar,spelling,etc.)

Yes 471 581 686

No 279 143 70

Don'tknow 59 51 39

Notapplicable 47 74 56

ForeignLanguages

Yes 83 70 154

No 304 289 217

Don'tknow 155 175 171

Notapplicable 305 310 306

Government/Economics

Yes 110 173 323

No 248 170 88

Don'tknow 148 166 128

Notapplicable 343 335 306

History/Geography

Yes 151 160 243

No 160 137 85

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Don'tknow 146 155 138

Notapplicable 395 394 382

Humanities/Arts

Yes 123 153 282

No 184 145 76

Don'tknow 166 168 133

Notapplicable 375 377 356

Mathematics

Yes 413 532 606

No 224 99 59

Don'tknow 114 93 71

Notapplicable 97 119 112

Science

Yes 169 267 352

No 204 108 72

Don'tknow 161 156 133

Notapplicable 317 315 291

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Foreachbasicskillbelow,selectwhetherornottheeducationleveloftherecruitmentandcurrentworkerlaborpoolgenerallypossessesthatskill.Pleaseanswerallitemsbyclickingonthedrop-downboxandmakingyourselection.

Highschoolgraduates

Technicalcollege/Communitycollegegraduates

Four-yearcollegegraduates

Count Count Count

Diversity(e.g.,theabilitytoworkwellwithadiverseworkforceandcustomerbase)

Yes 448 515 627

No 215 126 62

Don'tknow 130 122 100

Notapplicable 51 78 55

InformationTechnologyApplication

Yes 350 580 633

No 291 78 58

Don'tknow 115 92 78

Notapplicable 86 91 77

Leadership

Yes 169 305 542

No 489 316 145

Don'tknow 125 147 106

Notapplicable 63 74 51

ProblemSolving

Yes 270 495 618

No 397 176 98

Don'tknow 134 103 82

Notapplicable 45 69 49

Teamwork/Collaboration

Yes 428 545 641

No 263 132 74

Don'tknow 114 99 80

Notapplicable 39 66 51

Writtencommunication

Yes 354 526 676

No 364 164 68

Don'tknow 81 82 48

Notapplicable 46 69 52

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Howdoesyourorganizationmeasureemployees’skilland/orprofessionaldevelopmentdeficiencies?(Checkallthatapply.)

Value Percent Count

Employeesevaluatetheirownskillsanddevelopmentandidentifyareasforimprovement

33.9% 291

Individualskillsassessments(i.e.,tests) 39.8% 342

Jobperformanceevaluations(i.e.,usingperformancemetrics) 82.7% 710

On-the-jobinterviews 44.2% 380

Supervisor/managerobservation 87.7% 753

Teamskillsgapanalysis 10.5% 90

Notapplicable,myorganizationdoesnotmeasureemployees’skillsand/orprofessionaldevelopmentneeds

3.0% 26

Other-WriteIn 3.3% 28

Don'tknow 0.8% 7

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Individualskillsassessments(i.e.,tests)

On-the-jobinterviews

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Supervisor/managerobservation

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Overthenext5years,doyouanticipatethatyourorganization’sneedforemployeesatthefollowingeducationlevelswillincrease,staythesameordecrease?

Increase Staythesame

Decrease N/A(Notneededcurrentlyorinnext5years)

Count Count Count Count

Aminimumofahighschooldiplomaorequivalent 282 434 43 61

Aminimumofanindustryorprofessionalassociationcredential 336 367 11 106

Aminimumofapost-secondarycertificate 248 430 16 128

Aminimumofatechnicalcollegediplomaorcertificate 306 387 12 116

AminimumofanAssociate’sdegree 237 447 16 120

AminimumofaBachelor’sdegree 334 390 12 80

Aminimumofanadvanceddegree(e.g.,Masters,PhD,MD,JD,etc.)

157 383 18 260

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Whichofthefollowingistrueforyourorganization?(Selectallthatapply.)

Value Percent Count

Weprovidefinancialsupportforouremployeestopursuecollegelevelcourses.

58.3% 479

Weprovidefinancialsupportforouremployeestopursueeducation,learningortrainingprovidedbyoutsideagenciesthatisnotcollegecoursework.

54.9% 451

Weprovideon-the-jobinternaleducation,learningortrainingforouremployees.

81.0% 666

Weprovidesupportforouremployeestopursueeducation,learningortraininginotherwaysbesidesfinancialsupport.

52.4% 431

Other-WriteIn

2.8% 23

Noneoftheabove

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Weprovidefinancialsupportforouremployeestopursuecollegelevelcourses.

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Forwhichofthefollowingdoesyourorganizationprovidefinancialbenefitsforeducation,learningortraining?(Selectasmanyasapply)

Value Percent Count

Allemployees 64.5% 379

Employeeswithidentifiedskillsand/orprofessionaldevelopmentdeficiencies 28.4% 167

Employeeswhorequestskillstrainingand/orprofessionaldevelopment 37.8% 222

Myorganizationdoesnotprovideorpayforskillstrainingand/orprofessionaldevelopmentforitsemployees

1.0% 6

Other-Pleasespecify 10.7% 63

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Allemployees

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Whatlocaleducation/traininggroupsdoesyourorganizationworkwithtotrainemployees?(Checkallthatapply.)

Value Percent Count

Technical/vocationalcollege 43.4% 255

Communitycollegeoruniversity 60.5% 356

Workforceboard 16.5% 97

Communitygroups 21.3% 125

Cooperativegroupofsimilarorganizations 23.6% 139

Other-WriteIn 17.0% 100

Don'tknow 12.8% 75

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Doesyourorganizationprovideanyofthefollowingmethodsofsupportingyouremployees’educationalgoals?(Pleaseselectallthatapply.)

Value Percent Count

Makeofficecomputers/technologyavailabletoemployeesforstudyingandschoolworkafterscheduledworkhours.

34.5% 148

Allowemployeestohavebreaksforstudywhileatwork. 19.8% 85

Allowflexibleworkschedulestoaccommodateemployees'classes. 71.3% 306

Invitehighereducationorotherlearningproviderstoyourorganization'slocationtotalkabouteducationalopportunities.

25.2% 108

Adviseemployeesonwhichdegreeswillbenefittheircareer. 44.3% 190

Publiclyrecognizeemployeeswhohavegraduatedorachievedsignificanteducationalmilestones.

44.1% 189

Other-WriteIn 4.4% 19

Don'tknow 6.8% 29

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Allowflexibleworkschedulestoaccommodateemployees'classes.

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Hasyourorganizationconsideredanyofthefollowingmethodsofsupportingyouremployees’educationalgoals?(Pleaseselectallthatapply.)

Value Percent Count

Makeofficecomputers/technologyavailabletoemployeesforstudyingandschoolworkafterscheduledworkhours.

6.7% 3

Allowemployeestohavebreaksforstudywhileatwork. 8.9% 4

Allowflexibleworkschedulestoaccommodateemployees'classes. 28.9% 13

Invitehighereducationorotherlearningproviderstoyourorganization'slocationtotalkabouteducationalopportunities.

4.4% 2

Adviseemployeesonwhichdegreeswillbenefittheircareer. 2.2% 1

Publiclyrecognizeemployeeswhohavegraduatedorachievedsignificanteducationalmilestones.

6.7% 3

Other-WriteIn 11.1% 5

Don'tknow 55.6% 25

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Adviseemployeesonwhichdegreeswillbenefittheircareer.

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Publiclyrecognizeemployeeswhohavegraduatedorachievedsignificanteducatio

Allowemployeestohavebreaksforstudywhileatwork.

Other- WriteIn

Allowflexibleworkschedulestoaccommodateemployees'classes.

Don'tknow

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Doesyourorganizationworkwithlocaleducationandtrainingproviderstohelpthemassesslocalskillsgapsthatcanbeaddressedthroughtheirprogramofferingsandcurricula?

Value Percent Count

Yes 35.0% 287

No 50.1% 410

Don'tknow 14.9% 122

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Whatlocaleducation/traininggroupsdoesyourorganizationworkwithtoassesslocalskillsgaps?(Checkallthatapply.)

Value Percent Count

Technical/vocationalcollege 65.5% 188

Communitycollegeoruniversity 66.6% 191

Workforceboard 34.5% 99

Communitygroups 34.1% 98

Cooperativegroupofsimilarorganizations 29.3% 84

Other-WriteIn 9.4% 27

Don'tknow 2.1% 6

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Communitygroups

Workforceboard

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Communitycollegeoruniversity

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Approximatelywhatpercentofyourlearningbenefitsisutilizedannually?

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Doesyourorganizationkeeptrackofanyofthefollowingoutcomesoflearning,education,ortraining?(Pleasecheckasmanyasareapplicable.)

Value Percent Count

Industry/professionalorganizationcertifications 54.8% 439

Post-secondarycertifications 37.2% 298

Collegecredentials 41.4% 332

Numberofhoursoflearningcompleted 37.0% 296

Other-WriteIn 5.9% 47

Wedonottrackanylearning,educationortrainingoutcomes 28.2% 226

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Numberofhoursoflearningcompleted

Post-secondarycertifications

Collegecredentials

Industry/professionalorganizationcertifications

K Y SHRM TA LENT A L IGNMENT SURVEY R EPORT

Whydoyouthinkyourlearningbenefitsprogramisnotbeingutilizedmorefully?(Chooseasmanyasapply.)

Value Percent Count

Lackofinterestinourprograms 20.4% 163

Lackofknowledgeaboutourprograms 20.4% 163

Lackofpromotionbymanagement 21.9% 175

Workersdonotneedadditionalbenefitsinthisarea 4.3% 34

Workersaretoobusyorcommittedotherwisetopursuelearning 51.9% 415

Toodifficultforworkerstoaccessourbenefits 5.5% 44

Fewornooptionsforlearninginourarea 9.0% 72

Noincentivesorbenefitsinourorganizationforpursuinglearning 22.4% 179

Other-WriteIn 3.9% 31

Notapplicable 26.5% 212

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Noincentivesorbenefitsinourorganizationforpursuinglearning

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Workersaretoobusyorcommittedotherwisetopursuelearning

K Y SHRM TA LENT A L IGNMENT SURVEY R EPORT

Whatlevelofemployeemostoftentakesadvantageofyourlearningbenefits?

Value Percent Count

Entrylevelemployees 17.5% 140

Mid-levelemployees 44.4% 355

Executivelevelemployees 7.0% 56

Nodifferencesacrosslevelofemployee 14.9% 119

Notapplicable 16.1% 129

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Wouldyourorganizationconsiderpartneringwithalocalpost-secondaryinstitutionorotherlearningprovidertosupporteducation,learningortrainingforyouremployees?

Value Percent Count

Yes,definitely 22.4% 179

Possibly,butIneedtolearnmoreaboutpartneringtomakeagooddecision 36.3% 290

Notatthistime,butImightbeinterestedinthefuture 10.6% 85

Notatthistimeanddonotanticipateanypartneringintheforeseeablefuture 11.1% 89

Ourorganizationalreadypartnerswithlocalcollegesorotherlearningproviders 14.4% 115

Other-WriteIn 5.1% 41

Total 799

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Ourorganizationalreadypartnerswithlocalcollegesorotherlearningprovider

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