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Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce and WorkPlus Employer Survey<br />
Harris Selectory Business Contacts<br />Healthcare: 60 contacted, 27 responses<br />Manufacturing: 260 contacted, 86 respo...
Hiring<br />
Skill sets and educational requirements in demand<br />High school diploma or GED<br />STNA<br />Welding and operational e...
Downsizing in the past 12 months<br />
Do qualified employees exist in Clark County?<br />
Assessments used in making hiring decisions<br />
Retention<br />
Advertising<br />
Investing, Space, and Training<br />Planning to invest money in the next year.<br />Planning to expand or relocate space i...
Recommendations for the future<br />Implement more rigorous soft-skill training for job seekers. <br />Show the benefits o...
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Wittenberg CCUE - Future Jobs Presentation

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The results of work done by Brittany Cravens and Maranda Moore at Wittenberg University as part of the 2009 Community Internship Program - this on survey of over 300 companies in Springfield OH MSA.

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Wittenberg CCUE - Future Jobs Presentation

  1. 1. Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce and WorkPlus Employer Survey<br />
  2. 2. Harris Selectory Business Contacts<br />Healthcare: 60 contacted, 27 responses<br />Manufacturing: 260 contacted, 86 responses<br />IT: 40 contacted, 5 responses<br />Banking/Finance: 25 contacted, 8 responses<br />
  3. 3. Hiring<br />
  4. 4. Skill sets and educational requirements in demand<br />High school diploma or GED<br />STNA<br />Welding and operational experience<br />Soft skills<br />
  5. 5. Downsizing in the past 12 months<br />
  6. 6. Do qualified employees exist in Clark County?<br />
  7. 7. Assessments used in making hiring decisions<br />
  8. 8. Retention<br />
  9. 9. Advertising<br />
  10. 10. Investing, Space, and Training<br />Planning to invest money in the next year.<br />Planning to expand or relocate space in next year.<br />Planning additional training in the next year.<br />
  11. 11. Recommendations for the future<br />Implement more rigorous soft-skill training for job seekers. <br />Show the benefits of education to laid-off workers and other job seekers. Encourage local employers to put higher value on education as well. <br />Institute job-readiness and career training in the curriculum for Springfield City Schools. <br />

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