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Peer Learning and Leadership Network Call in information – 1-866-740-1260 Passcode: 9324100  Live captioning available at:...
Using Labor Market Information for Career Decision Making and Job Search for People with Disabilities  <ul><li>February 15...
Use  Chat box  to communicate with chairperson  Use  Hide Chat  for a cleaner, uncluttered webinar Select  Full Screen  to...
Materials and an archived version of this webinar will be available at  www.discoverabilitynj.org
Agenda <ul><li>Overview of NJ economy </li></ul><ul><li>LMI 101 </li></ul><ul><li>NJ sources/tools </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A <...
Labor Demand Update December  2010 <ul><li>Prepared by: </li></ul><ul><li>Division of Labor Market and Demographic </li></...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What is Labor Market Information?  <ul><li>Publicly-available facts, data or analysis related to a particular labor market...
Who Needs LMI?  <ul><li>Job seekers and members of the workforce, including people with disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Sta...
Key LMI Questions raised by Job Seekers and Staff  <ul><li>What jobs are available consistent with job seeker skills, inte...
Answers Require Multiple Sources  <ul><li>Data: labor market information, mainly from NJ DLWD, Bureau of Labor Statistics ...
Key LMI Data Sources  <ul><ul><li>Occupational information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defining occupations: O*NET:  www.on...
Long-Term National Industry  Employment Trends (CES)  <ul><li>Industry data:  1961- 2010 </li></ul>Industry 1961 Employmen...
National Occupational Projections Economic Growth* (2008-2018)  *Replacement needs  are expected to account for  34.3 mill...
Tools for Career Decision-Making  <ul><li>America’s Career Information Network:  http://www.acinet.org/ </li></ul><ul><ul>...
Other Sources of Information  <ul><li>The Riley Guide:  www.rileyguide.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Encyclopedia” of job se...
Recent Ad Hoc Reports  <ul><li>New Jersey Going Green: An Industry Overview (2009) (LWD)  </li></ul><ul><li>Priority Skill...
Summary  <ul><ul><li>Data sources are plentiful and available but: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Not always in easy to us...
Available Tools and Resources:  Helping people with disabilities make effective career decisions and find job openings Pre...
Real Time Jobs in Demand Prepared by:  Office of Labor Planning & Analysis New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce De...
Background: Real Time Jobs in Demand <ul><li>Jobs are getting scarce </li></ul><ul><li>A lot of concerns about the relevan...
Background: Where are the Jobs Now? <ul><li>Although the labor market seems to be getting much tighter, data revealed that...
Data Foundation of the Tool <ul><li>Real time job demand tools are based on data collected through a spidering technique. ...
Data Foundation of the Tool <ul><li>Many states have access to job search tools that are based on spidering software </li>...
Components of the Tool <ul><li>Real time job demand tools have two components: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real-Time Industr...
 
 
Companies With Listings Statewide: December 2010
Occupational Demand: <ul><li>Which jobs are in demand today? </li></ul><ul><li>Which jobs will be in demand in the future?...
Real Time Jobs in Demand <ul><li>Incorporates short-term trends plus all current job openings in New Jersey </li></ul><ul>...
Real Time Jobs in Demand Standard Occupational Code (SOC) Title Employment Estimate Number of New Listings based on Spider...
Real Time Jobs in Demand State Projected Number of Openings from projections data Hourly Wage from Occupational Employment...
Real Time Jobs in Demand BLS data on the distribution of educational attainment by occupation Occupational Licensing Data ...
Real Time Jobs in Demand <ul><li>Reflects Various Educational and Training Levels </li></ul>
Real Time Jobs in Demand <ul><li>Data is revised every month </li></ul><ul><li>Use these reports to get the best picture o...
NJCAN: Career Assistance Navigator Prepared by:  Office of Labor Planning & Analysis New Jersey Department of Labor and Wo...
 
 
 
 
 
NJ TOPPS: Training Opportunities Prepared by:  Office of Labor Planning & Analysis New Jersey Department of Labor and Work...
 
 
 
 
 
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  1. 1. Peer Learning and Leadership Network Call in information – 1-866-740-1260 Passcode: 9324100 Live captioning available at: http://www.ccproductions.com/ccp_streaming.asp?event=CCP
  2. 2. Using Labor Market Information for Career Decision Making and Job Search for People with Disabilities <ul><li>February 15, 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>2:00 PM </li></ul><ul><li>Presenters: </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Aaron Fichter , Assistant Commissioner </li></ul><ul><li>NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development </li></ul><ul><li>Ronnie Kauder , Senior Practitioner-in-Residence </li></ul><ul><li>John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development </li></ul><ul><li>Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey </li></ul>
  3. 3. Use Chat box to communicate with chairperson Use Hide Chat for a cleaner, uncluttered webinar Select Full Screen to maximize presentation; minimizes chat feature Webinar Layout
  4. 4. Materials and an archived version of this webinar will be available at www.discoverabilitynj.org
  5. 5. Agenda <ul><li>Overview of NJ economy </li></ul><ul><li>LMI 101 </li></ul><ul><li>NJ sources/tools </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>
  6. 6. Labor Demand Update December 2010 <ul><li>Prepared by: </li></ul><ul><li>Division of Labor Market and Demographic </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Development </li></ul><ul><li>February 15, 2011 </li></ul>
  7. 17. What is Labor Market Information? <ul><li>Publicly-available facts, data or analysis related to a particular labor market, including economic and business trends, that can be used to make decisions. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A way of organizing the world of employment into meaningful pieces, such as: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic trends that affect work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment and wage information by industry and occupation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Occupational requirements </li></ul></ul>
  8. 18. Who Needs LMI? <ul><li>Job seekers and members of the workforce, including people with disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Staff that provide career guidance to job seekers, including people with disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Program designers and managers </li></ul><ul><li>Researchers </li></ul><ul><li>Policy-makers </li></ul><ul><li>Employers and business organizations </li></ul>
  9. 19. Key LMI Questions raised by Job Seekers and Staff <ul><li>What jobs are available consistent with job seeker skills, interest and experience? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the requirements, hiring methods and procedures for jobs in particular occupations and industries? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the wages, benefits, hours, career paths and potential for advancement for particular occupations? </li></ul><ul><li>For which jobs are employers having the most difficult time finding qualified candidates? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the significant business and other trends that will have an impact on the labor market? </li></ul><ul><li>Where can a job seeker obtain needed education, training and workforce services? </li></ul>
  10. 20. Answers Require Multiple Sources <ul><li>Data: labor market information, mainly from NJ DLWD, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the Census </li></ul><ul><li>Words: business sections of newspapers, trade weeklies, trade organization websites </li></ul><ul><li>People: Employers, associations, labor unions, industry experts </li></ul><ul><li>Special ad hoc reports </li></ul>
  11. 21. Key LMI Data Sources <ul><ul><li>Occupational information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defining occupations: O*NET: www.onetonline.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment and wage estimates by occupation: Occupational Employment Statistics (OES): www.bls.gov/oes/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment projections and Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/emp/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defining industries: NAICS www.census.gov/eos/www/naics/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment, hours, earnings data: Current Employment Statistics (CES) Employer Survey: www.bls.gov/ces/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment, net job flows, job creation, new hires, separations, turnover, average monthly earnings, new hire earnings: Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI) of the Local Employment Dynamics (LED) program: http://lehd.did.census.gov/led/led/led.html </li></ul></ul>
  12. 22. Long-Term National Industry Employment Trends (CES) <ul><li>Industry data: 1961- 2010 </li></ul>Industry 1961 Employment (in millions) 2010 Employment (in millions) Manufacturing 15 11 Construction 3 5.5 Professional & Business Services 3.7 16.6 Education & Health 3 19.5 Leisure & Hospitality 3.5 13 Government 8.7 22.5
  13. 23. National Occupational Projections Economic Growth* (2008-2018) *Replacement needs are expected to account for 34.3 million openings Occupational Group Employment, in 000’s Percent distribution Change, 2008–18 2008 2018 2008 2018 # % Total 150,931.7 166,205.6 100.0 100.0 15,273.9 10.1 Management 15,746.7 17,410.9 10.4 10.4 1,664.2 10.6 Professional 31,053.5 36,280.0 20.6 21.8 5,226.5 16.8 Service occupations 29,575.9 33,645.1 19.6 20.2 4,069 13.8 Sales 15,902.7 16,883.1 10.5 10.2 980.4 6.2 Office & Admin support 24,100.6 25,942.7 16.0 15.6 1,842.1 7.6 Farming, fishing, forestry 1,035.4 1,026.3 .7 .6 -9.1 -.9 Construction & extraction 7,810.3 8.828.8 5.2 5.3 1,018.6 13.0 Installation, maintenance 5,798.0 6,238.2 3.8 3.8 440.2 7.6 Production 10,083.0 9,733.9 6.7 5.9 -349.2 -3.5 Transportation 9,825.5 10,216.6 6.5 6.1 391.1 4.0
  14. 24. Tools for Career Decision-Making <ul><li>America’s Career Information Network: http://www.acinet.org/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Career Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Occupation information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Living Wage Calculator: http://www.livingwage.geog.psu.edu/ </li></ul>
  15. 25. Other Sources of Information <ul><li>The Riley Guide: www.rileyguide.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Encyclopedia” of job search and career information, updated daily, wide range of topics, very current </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ready for the Job Initiative: www.njnextstop.org </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Healthcare/Life Sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remote Work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilities/Infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tourism/Hospitality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation & Logistics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Heldrich Center: www.heldrich.rutgers.edu </li></ul><ul><li>NJ Business Leadership Network: www.njbln.org </li></ul>
  16. 26. Recent Ad Hoc Reports <ul><li>New Jersey Going Green: An Industry Overview (2009) (LWD) </li></ul><ul><li>Priority Skill Needs of Employers in New Jersey’s Life Sciences Industry (2008) -- Heldrich Center </li></ul><ul><li>Priority Skill Needs of Employers in New Jersey’s Finance Industry (2008) -- Heldrich Center </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of U.S. Corporate Policies in the Employment of People with Disabilities: Spotlight on the Retail Trade Sector (2008) – Heldrich Center </li></ul>
  17. 27. Summary <ul><ul><li>Data sources are plentiful and available but: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Not always in easy to use formats </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Need sources of information on current job openings (DLWD will discuss) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hard to get information on imbalances in supply and demand </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Available data and tools can guide job seekers and staff. Current news sources and industry experts and special research efforts offer additional information. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 28. Available Tools and Resources: Helping people with disabilities make effective career decisions and find job openings Prepared by: Office of Labor Planning & Analysis New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
  19. 29. Real Time Jobs in Demand Prepared by: Office of Labor Planning & Analysis New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
  20. 30. Background: Real Time Jobs in Demand <ul><li>Jobs are getting scarce </li></ul><ul><li>A lot of concerns about the relevance of our job projections </li></ul><ul><li>Need for all kinds of data, but no time to assimilate and synthesize all the information needed </li></ul><ul><li>Through various studies we identified significant resource misalignment </li></ul>
  21. 31. Background: Where are the Jobs Now? <ul><li>Although the labor market seems to be getting much tighter, data revealed that there are a significant number of job openings posted on various job boards. </li></ul><ul><li>No information available about these job openings. </li></ul><ul><li>This information is crucial; it should drive our reemployment initiatives. </li></ul>
  22. 32. Data Foundation of the Tool <ul><li>Real time job demand tools are based on data collected through a spidering technique. </li></ul><ul><li>Spider Technology: a software that queries thousands of private and government job boards and websites, newspaper classified postings and other media outlets, corporate job boards and websites, and community sites for employment opportunities. </li></ul>
  23. 33. Data Foundation of the Tool <ul><li>Many states have access to job search tools that are based on spidering software </li></ul><ul><li>Information used primarily by job seekers and job counselors </li></ul><ul><li>NJ is analyzing this data to identify trends in the openings by industry and occupation. </li></ul>
  24. 34. Components of the Tool <ul><li>Real time job demand tools have two components: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real-Time Industry Demand </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real-Time Occupational Demand </li></ul></ul></ul>
  25. 37. Companies With Listings Statewide: December 2010
  26. 38. Occupational Demand: <ul><li>Which jobs are in demand today? </li></ul><ul><li>Which jobs will be in demand in the future? </li></ul><ul><li>Which jobs are experiencing a labor shortage? </li></ul><ul><li>How much are these jobs paying? </li></ul><ul><li>Do I have the necessary credentials for my next job? </li></ul>Real Time Jobs in Demand – A new report that has the information needed to answer various questions, such as:
  27. 39. Real Time Jobs in Demand <ul><li>Incorporates short-term trends plus all current job openings in New Jersey </li></ul><ul><li>Provides information about competition over the same jobs </li></ul>
  28. 40. Real Time Jobs in Demand Standard Occupational Code (SOC) Title Employment Estimate Number of New Listings based on Spidered Data Number of New & Continued Claims based on UI Administrative Records
  29. 41. Real Time Jobs in Demand State Projected Number of Openings from projections data Hourly Wage from Occupational Employment Statistics
  30. 42. Real Time Jobs in Demand BLS data on the distribution of educational attainment by occupation Occupational Licensing Data from our Center for Occ. Info
  31. 43. Real Time Jobs in Demand <ul><li>Reflects Various Educational and Training Levels </li></ul>
  32. 44. Real Time Jobs in Demand <ul><li>Data is revised every month </li></ul><ul><li>Use these reports to get the best picture of New Jersey's job market today </li></ul><ul><li>To see the occupational listings by education and training requirements and for more information go to: http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/lpa/content/RealTimeJobsinDemand.html </li></ul>
  33. 45. NJCAN: Career Assistance Navigator Prepared by: Office of Labor Planning & Analysis New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
  34. 51. NJ TOPPS: Training Opportunities Prepared by: Office of Labor Planning & Analysis New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
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