The Changing Workforce  in  Central Wisconsin
Our Mission Statement  “ To create the highest quality of life in our communities by focusing on solutions to workforce de...
 
Local Challenges for NCWWDB…
North Central WDA  Unemployment Rate
Employment Central Wisconsin * Percent change figures reflect data before rounding Employment Central Wisconsin Total Empl...
Wisconsin Employment Change By Sector Wisconsin Employment Change by Sector Employment December 2009 (Thousands) Employmen...
Wisconsin Employment Change By Sector Wisconsin Employment Change by Sector Employment December 2009 (Thousands) Employmen...
In April, the ranks of the unemployed who have been out of work for  99 weeks  or more  increased by 21,000  to a record  ...
Workplace Participation By Youth
Central Wisconsin Dislocations Marshfield Division  of Wick Building Systems, Inc. Marshfield 3 JC Penny Store-Center Poin...
Generational Differences This is the first time in American history that we have had  four  different generations working ...
Generational Differences Traditionalists Baby Boomers Generation X Generation Y Birth Years 1900-1945 1946-1964 1965-1980 ...
NewPage Whiting Mill <ul><li>83% are male </li></ul><ul><li>68% are over the age of 46 </li></ul><ul><li>45% are the only ...
WE HEAR YOU! <ul><li>What are we doing with Workforce Development? </li></ul>
Identify Business Workforce Needs <ul><li>The survey collection period ran from March 14 through March 25, 2011.  </li></u...
Summary Survey Questions Estimate how many people you plan to hire in 2011. Answer: 74%  plan to hire 1-5 employees 10%  p...
 
Specialized Training We Heard You!
Employer Led Industry Partnerships Advanced Manufacturing Transportation Supportive Workforce Health Care Food Manufacturi...
Questions
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Rene Daniels, Executive Director of North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board, spoke at Wisconsin Rapids Noon Rotary on June 6, 2011. Her presentation focused on the changing workforce in central Wisconsin.

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  • Year Annual 2001=6.1, 2002=8.5, 2003=11.8, 2004=12.7, 2005=11.7, 2006=10.0, 2007=9.9, 2008=10.6, 2009=16.3, 2010=29.0, 2011 (first four month average 31.0) 
  • Year Annual 2001=6.1, 2002=8.5, 2003=11.8, 2004=12.7, 2005=11.7, 2006=10.0, 2007=9.9, 2008=10.6, 2009=16.3, 2010=29.0, 2011 (first four month average 31.0) 
  • The survey results were forwarded to Secretary Perez on April 1, 2011. The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Office of Economic Advisors is in the process of analyzing the data to develop a strategic plan for Workforce Development throughout the State. The NCWWDB will utilize the data given to us from the Office of Economic Advisors to identify emerging training needs within our nine county region. NCWWDB will contact businesses identified by the survey to further understand their training needs and identify what support we are able to give them.
  • Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 56 Laborers and freight, stock, material movers 51 Helpers--production workers 45 Customer service representatives 40 Waiters and waitresses 30 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 25 Computer specialists 23 Conservation scientists 22 Bartenders 21 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 21
  • Rene daniels rotary presentation 6 11-11

    1. 1. The Changing Workforce in Central Wisconsin
    2. 2. Our Mission Statement “ To create the highest quality of life in our communities by focusing on solutions to workforce development issues.”
    3. 4. Local Challenges for NCWWDB…
    4. 5. North Central WDA Unemployment Rate
    5. 6. Employment Central Wisconsin * Percent change figures reflect data before rounding Employment Central Wisconsin Total Employment December 2009 (Thousands) Total Employment December 2010 (Thousands) Percent Change Portage County 40.0 40.7 +1.9 City of Stevens Point 14.4 14.4 +0.4 Marathon County 67.8 68.0 +0.3 Wood County 38.0 39.0 +2.6 Central Wisconsin 145.8 147.7 +1.3 Wisconsin 2,762.8 2,827.7 +2.3 United States 137,953 139,159 +0.9
    6. 7. Wisconsin Employment Change By Sector Wisconsin Employment Change by Sector Employment December 2009 (Thousands) Employment December 2010 (Thousands) Percent Change Total Nonfarm 2743.8 2747.2 +0.1 Total Private 2312.0 2318.9 +0.3 Natural Resources and Mining 2.8 2.7 -3.6 Construction 94.3 83.7 -11.2 Manufacturing 424.6 433.7 +2.1 Trade, Transportation, and Utilities 524.6 523.9 -0.1 Information 47.6 47.0 -1.3
    7. 8. Wisconsin Employment Change By Sector Wisconsin Employment Change by Sector Employment December 2009 (Thousands) Employment December 2010 (Thousands) Percent Change Financial Activities 159.7 155.1 -2.9 Professional and Business Services 262.9 268.3 +2.1 Educational and Health Services 418.2 422.5 +1.0 Leisure and Hospitality 239.6 242.0 +1.0 Other Services, exc Public 137.7 140.0 +1.7 Government 431.8 428.3 -0.8
    8. 9. In April, the ranks of the unemployed who have been out of work for 99 weeks or more increased by 21,000 to a record 1,920,000 . That equates to 14.5% of all unemployed. Long-Term Unemployed
    9. 10. Workplace Participation By Youth
    10. 11. Central Wisconsin Dislocations Marshfield Division of Wick Building Systems, Inc. Marshfield 3 JC Penny Store-Center Point Stevens Point 39 Marketplace Mesaba Airlines Rhinelander 6 Federal Mogul Corporation Schofield 219 Fiskars Brands, Inc Wausau 51 Silgan Containers Plover 31 NewPage Corporation Whiting 366 Tony Roma’s Rothschild 27 Joerns Healthcare Stevens Point 26 MedLine Wausau 11 Stark GM Plover 4 Solon Manufacturing Rhinelander 26 Unisource Wis. Rapids 10 My InnerView Wausau 26 Wood County Ceramics Marshfield 6 Lakeland True Value Hardware Rhinelander 6 West Business Management Wausau 40
    11. 12. Generational Differences This is the first time in American history that we have had four different generations working side-by-side in the workplace. Research indicates that people communicate based on their generational backgrounds. Each generation has distinct attitudes, behaviors, expectations, habits and motivational buttons.
    12. 13. Generational Differences Traditionalists Baby Boomers Generation X Generation Y Birth Years 1900-1945 1946-1964 1965-1980 1981-2000 Current Age 63-86 44-62 28-43 8-27 Education A dream A birthright A way to get there An incredible expense Value Family/ Community Success Time Individuality Workplace View on Time at Work Punch the clock Get the job done Workaholics Invented 50 hr work week Visibility is the key Project oriented Get paid to get job done Effective workers but gone @ 5pm on the dot. View work as a “gig” or something that fills the time between weekends. Work is . . . An obligation A long term career An exciting adventure A career Work, then retire A difficult challenge A contract Just a job A means to an end Fulfillment Flexible work arrangements
    13. 14. NewPage Whiting Mill <ul><li>83% are male </li></ul><ul><li>68% are over the age of 46 </li></ul><ul><li>45% are the only wage earner in their household </li></ul><ul><li>40% have a high school degree only </li></ul><ul><li>60% live in Portage County </li></ul><ul><li>25% live in Wood </li></ul><ul><li>37% will be seeking immediate employment </li></ul><ul><li>31% are interested in short-term training programs </li></ul><ul><li>26% would like long-term training </li></ul><ul><li>6% will retire </li></ul>
    14. 15. WE HEAR YOU! <ul><li>What are we doing with Workforce Development? </li></ul>
    15. 16. Identify Business Workforce Needs <ul><li>The survey collection period ran from March 14 through March 25, 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>395 employers responded to the survey. </li></ul><ul><li>1,216 jobs will be open within the next year. </li></ul>
    16. 17. Summary Survey Questions Estimate how many people you plan to hire in 2011. Answer: 74% plan to hire 1-5 employees 10% plan to hire 5-10 employees 11% plan to hire 11-20 employees 5% plan to hire 20 or more employees Employers were then asked to name the position(s) they were hiring for. Identify skill sets needed for open positions. Answer: 26% “basic” 50.4% “intermediate” 23.6% “advanced” Is your company investing in employee training? Answer: 21.9% stated “no” 78.1% stated “yes”
    17. 19. Specialized Training We Heard You!
    18. 20. Employer Led Industry Partnerships Advanced Manufacturing Transportation Supportive Workforce Health Care Food Manufacturing Science
    19. 21. Questions

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