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Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Agenda for Today </li></ul><ul...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Why did Skillworks contract wi...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs About the Study Team Project Client:  ...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Project Goals </li></ul><ul><l...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Project Deliverables </li></ul...
Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
Labor Market Intelligence: Information <ul><li>Current workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Projected growth </li></ul><ul><li>Diff...
Labor Market Intelligence: Methodology <ul><li>Economic Models </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good for current and projected growth...
Labor Market Intelligence: Existing Studies <ul><li>Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Economi...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Develo...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Advisory Committee Members </l...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Defining the Recycling Industr...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Recycling Industries (supply s...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Recycling Reliant Industries (...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Reuse and Remanufacturing </li...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Other Possible Categories </li...
Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts:  A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs DIscussion For more information: [emai...
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  1. 1. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  2. 2. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Agenda for Today </li></ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Project Goals </li></ul><ul><li>How Workforce Studies Are Used </li></ul><ul><li>How They Have Been Used To Train Employees in Massachusetts </li></ul><ul><li>Project Approach </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Close </li></ul>Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  3. 3. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  4. 4. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Why did Skillworks contract with EBC/MassRecycle for this study? </li></ul><ul><li>There is a strong interest in understanding the employment potential of </li></ul><ul><li>“ green jobs” in Massachusetts. What’s the reality on the ground? </li></ul><ul><li>There is a growing awareness that “green jobs” are not limited to those </li></ul><ul><li>in residential energy efficiency and renewable energy installation. </li></ul><ul><li>Training and education institutions don’t know much about workforce </li></ul><ul><li>and training needs in the recycling industry, but want to learn. </li></ul>Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  5. 5. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs About the Study Team Project Client: Dan Moon, President, Environmental Business Council of NE Key Partner: Ann Dorfman, Director, MA Recycling Coalition Funding Partner: MA Department of Environmental Protection Project Leader: Amy Perlmutter, Principal of Perlmutter Associates Researchers: Paula Paris, Deputy Director, JFYNetWorks Philip Jordan, President, Green LMI, Inc. Kevin Doyle, Principal, Green Economy Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  6. 6. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Project Goals </li></ul><ul><li>To learn about the number and types of jobs in the Massachusetts recycling workforce </li></ul><ul><li>To understand where growth and contraction might be occurring </li></ul><ul><li>To understand the factors that drive growth or contraction </li></ul><ul><li>To develop a workforce trained to match growth </li></ul>Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  7. 7. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Project Deliverables </li></ul><ul><li>A description of the recycling industry in Massachusetts </li></ul><ul><li>A description of the typical job titles in the industry </li></ul><ul><li>A description of skill, competency and training needs for selected job titles </li></ul><ul><li>A description of the economic, consumer, policy and regulatory drivers that create jobs in the recycling industry in Massachusetts </li></ul><ul><li>Results of employer surveys regarding workforce needs </li></ul><ul><li>Results of employer focus groups and interviews regarding workforce needs </li></ul><ul><li>Findings and recommendations for the workforce community </li></ul>Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  8. 8. Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  9. 9. Labor Market Intelligence: Information <ul><li>Current workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Projected growth </li></ul><ul><li>Difficulty Hiring </li></ul><ul><li>Skill preferences </li></ul><ul><li>Educational requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Employer preferences </li></ul>Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/ Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs
  10. 10. Labor Market Intelligence: Methodology <ul><li>Economic Models </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good for current and projected growth, but cannot quantify other needs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Executive Interviews </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good for qualitative information, but are not representative, so cannot quantify data </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BLS data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good structure and trend information, but static </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Employer Surveys </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contain some employer bias and are expensive but are well suited to comprehensive analysis </li></ul></ul>Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  11. 11. Labor Market Intelligence: Existing Studies <ul><li>Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic modeling to count jobs and determine impacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  http://nerc.org/projects/completed_projects.html#reiupdate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NC Dept. of Environmental Resources Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses unrepresentative survey data with NAICS Codes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.p2pays.org/ref/53/52107.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Solar Foundation Jobs Census/NREL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mixture of known and unknown universe in a survey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  http://www.thesolarfoundation.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Green Economic Index </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses NETS data to look at trends over time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.coecon.com/cagreen.html </li></ul></ul>Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/ Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs
  12. 12. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/ ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & WORKFORCE PIPELINE INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS LABOR MARKET INFORMATION
  13. 13. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/ <ul><li>COMPANIES: </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling Reliant </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse and Remanufacture </li></ul><ul><li>REGULATORS: </li></ul><ul><li>DEP </li></ul><ul><li>EPA </li></ul><ul><li>Municipalities </li></ul><ul><li>JOB SEEKERS </li></ul># Employed Turnover rate Job Titles & Descriptions Skills Required Degrees/Certifications Required Salary Levels Growth/Contraction Factors Changes in industry New companies New Services Variation in Job Titles Employment Opportunities Training/Preparation Talent Pools/Sources Investment/Financing INDUSTRY STAKE-HOLDERS LABOR MARKET INFORMATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & WORKFORCE PIPELINE
  14. 14. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  15. 15. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Develop Study Approach </li></ul><ul><li>Convene Advisory Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct Literature Search </li></ul><ul><li>Define The Recycling Industry </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain and Organize Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct Industry Focus Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct Follow Up Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Develop One or More Case Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Produce Final Report </li></ul><ul><li>Raise Additional Funds </li></ul><ul><li>To be completed by the end of September </li></ul>Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  16. 16. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Advisory Committee Members </li></ul><ul><li> Christine Araujo , Action for Boston Community Development </li></ul><ul><li>Keith Boyea , Complete Recycling Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Dan Brodeur , PJ Keating </li></ul><ul><li>Dan Costello , Costello Dismantling </li></ul><ul><li>Johnny Gold , North Shore Recycled Fibers </li></ul><ul><li>Geoff Kuter , AgResource </li></ul><ul><li>Bill LaBelle , Goodwill </li></ul><ul><li>Craig Lovette , Mass Hauling </li></ul><ul><li>John Majercek , Center for Ecological Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Patrick Manning , Gypsum Recycling America </li></ul><ul><li>Ben Mantyla , Beacon Wiper / Talbert Trading </li></ul><ul><li>Mike Moores , Waste Management </li></ul><ul><li>Alex Papali , Boston Recycling Coalition </li></ul><ul><li>Lynn Rubenstein , Northeast Recycling Council </li></ul><ul><li>Alex Risley Schroeder , Mass Workforce Alliance </li></ul><ul><li>Tom Tomaszek , Spectrum Machinery </li></ul>Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  17. 17. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Defining the Recycling Industry– NERC Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>(http://nerc.org/projects/completed_projects.html#reiupdate) </li></ul><ul><li>3 Categories, 26 Sub-Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling Industries (supply side) </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling Reliant Industries (demand side) </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse and Remanufacturing </li></ul>Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  18. 18. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Recycling Industries (supply side) </li></ul><ul><li>Government Staffed Residential Collection Recycling Industries </li></ul><ul><li>Private Staffed Recycling Collection Recycling Industries </li></ul><ul><li>Compost/Organics Processor Recycling Industries </li></ul><ul><li>Materials Recovery Facilities Recycling Industries </li></ul><ul><li>Recyclables Materials Wholesalers Recycling Industries </li></ul><ul><li>Plastics Reclaimers Recycling Industries </li></ul>Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  19. 19. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Recycling Reliant Industries (demand side) </li></ul><ul><li>Glass container manufacturing plants </li></ul><ul><li>Glass product producers </li></ul><ul><li>Nonferrous secondary smelting and refining mills </li></ul><ul><li>Nonferrous product producers </li></ul><ul><li>Nonferrous foundries </li></ul><ul><li>Paper and Paperboard Mills/deinked market pulp producers </li></ul><ul><li>Paper-based product manufacturers </li></ul><ul><li>Pavement mix producers (asphalt and aggregate) </li></ul><ul><li>Plastics product manufacturers </li></ul><ul><li>Rubber product manufacturers </li></ul><ul><li>Steel mills Recycling </li></ul><ul><li>Iron and steel foundries </li></ul><ul><li>Other recycling processors/manufacturers </li></ul>Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  20. 20. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Reuse and Remanufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Computer and electronic Appliance Demanufacturers </li></ul><ul><li>Motor vehicle parts (used) </li></ul><ul><li>Retail used merchandise sales </li></ul><ul><li>Tire retreaders </li></ul><ul><li>Wood reuse </li></ul><ul><li>Materials exchange services </li></ul><ul><li>Other reuse </li></ul>Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  21. 21. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs <ul><li>Other Possible Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Government Recycling Staff (non-collection) </li></ul><ul><li>Other? </li></ul>Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
  22. 22. Recycling and Jobs in Massachusetts: A Study of Current and Future Workforce Needs DIscussion For more information: [email_address] Funded by SkillWorks, http://www.skill-works.org/
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