What Is Your LMIQ

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John Dorrer's presentation to CSW's inaugural WorkforceCamp 09, convened April 27-28, 2009 at the UCSD Extension in San Diego, CA.

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What Is Your LMIQ

  1. 1. What Is Your LMIQ? John Dorrer, Director Center for Workforce Research and Information Maine Department of Labor
  2. 2. Some of the Questions What industries are growing?   What jobs are in demand?   Where can I earn better wages?   What skills do I need?   What are workforce challenges of our   community? How to we develop economic growth   strategies and plans? What is cluster?  
  3. 3. “We are drowning in data and starved for information.” Frustrated User of Labor Market Information
  4. 4. Presentation Overview A Research Framework for Labor Markets and   Workforce Analysis An Executive Summary of Traditional Data Sources   and Delivery Systems Emergent and Innovative Workforce Data and   Systems Driving Decisions, Plans and Strategies: A Data-   Based Approach
  5. 5. Labor Market and Workforce Analysis Begin with a Model Create a Picture Depict Relationships and Make Connections
  6. 6. Workforce Demographics Regional Economies Foreign Competition Technology Regional Competitiveness
  7. 7. Workforce Dynamics Emerging Workers Established Workers Senior Workers Disabled Populations Low Wage Workers New Grads Maine’s Workforce Foreign Immigrants Senior Workers Domestic In-migrants Dropouts
  8. 8. Sector and Cluster Strategies   Business Retention and Expansion   Innovation Economies   Human Capital and Workforce Skills   Development
  9. 9. Derives from how consumers want to   use it. (customizable) Reflects complex and dynamic economic   relationships (relevant) Assumes accuracy, consistency and   accessibility (reliable)
  10. 10. Regional Economies And Labor Markets
  11. 11. Industry Data Demographic Data Occupational Data Economic Data Technology Data
  12. 12. Where does the data come from? Major Federal Statistical Agencies Bureau Bureau National Center Census Bureau of of For Labor Statistics Economic Analysis (Commerce) Education Statistics (Commerce ) (Education) (U.S. DOL) Private Suppliers of Statistical Data (Limited) Moody’s Haver Analytics Manpower economy.com
  13. 13. Important Sources for Labor Market and Workforce Analysis University Based State LMI Shops Research Centers Analysis Local Workforce Private Consultant Boards Groups
  14. 14. Core Workforce Statistics From Federal-State Partnership consisting of States and Bureau of Labor Statistics
  15. 15. The Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program produces monthly and annual employment, unemployment, and labor force data for Census regions and divisions, States, counties, metropolitan areas, and many cities, by place of residence. Federal-State cooperative effort in which monthly estimates of total employment and unemployment are prepared for approximately 7,300 areas:
  16. 16. The Mass Layoff Statistics (MLS) program collects reports on mass layoff actions that result in workers being separated from their jobs. Monthly mass layoff numbers are from establishments which have at least 50 initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) filed against them during a 5-week period. Extended mass layoff numbers (issued quarterly) are from a subset of such establishments—where private sector nonfarm employers indicate that 50 or more workers were separated from their jobs for at least 31 days.
  17. 17. Current Each month the Employment Statistics (CES) program surveys about 150,000 businesses and government agencies, representing approximately 390,000 individual worksites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and over 300 metropolitan areas and divisions.
  18. 18. The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program publishes a quarterly count of employment and wages reported by employers covering 98 percent of U.S. jobs, available at the county, MSA, state and national levels by industry. Business Employment Dynamics is a set of statistics generated from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, or ES-202, program. These quarterly data series consist of gross job gains and gross job losses statistics from 1992 forward. These data help to provide a picture of the dynamic state of the labor market.
  19. 19. Baseline Analysis Employment & Wages in the Marine Trades Maine, 2000 and 2006 Company Average Annual Count Employment Total Annual Wages Category 2000 2006 2000 2006 2000 2006 Boat Building 57 88 1,296 1,607 $41,250,826 $60,256,960 Boat Dealers 53 69 394 508 $10,052,112 $14,039,891 Composites 34 54 2,641 2,246 $86,137,181 $86,720,049 Marinas 79 104 705 868 $18,846,294 $28,875,880 Other 96 155 9,974 8,873 $384,651,013 $423,726,237 Total 319 470 15,010 14,102 $540,937,426 $613,619,017
  20. 20. The Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program produces employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations. These are estimates of the number of people employed in certain occupations, and estimates of the wages paid to them. Self-employed persons are not included in the estimates. These estimates are available for the nation as a whole, for individual States, and for metropolitan areas; national occupational estimates for specific industries are also available.
  21. 21. STEM and Related Employment Shares By Industry, 2006
  22. 22. Average earnings in STEM occupations
  23. 23. Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Data The UI weekly claims data are used in current economic analysis of unemployment trends in the Nation, and in each State. Initial claims measure emerging unemployment and continued weeks claimed measure the number of persons claiming unemployment benefits. Characteristics of the Insured Unemployed The Characteristics of the Insured Unemployed provide information on the demographic composition of unemployment insurance claimants. The data are based on a sample or on the universe of those who file a continued claim in the week containing the 19th of the month, which reflects unemployment during the week containing the 12th. This corresponds with the Bureau of Labor Statistics Current Population Survey. http://ows.doleta.gov/unemploy/chariu.asp
  24. 24. BLS News Service Subscription Page You can have selected Bureau of Labor Statistics news releases delivered via email, or choose to be notified of new publications and specific data summaries. Simply enter your email address and name, check the news releases you want to receive, and click on quot;subscribe.quot; There is no charge for the email subscription service. http://www.bls.gov/bls/list.htm
  25. 25. Enhanced Workforce Data: Beyond Just Numbers Partnership of States and Employment and Training Administration
  26. 26. O*NET OnLine The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. Information from this freely available database forms the heart of O*NET OnLine, the interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. The database also provides the basis for our Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers. http://online.onetcenter.org/help/onet/
  27. 27. New and Emerging Occupations This report describes a process for identifying, evaluating, and   incorporating New and Emerging (N&E) occupations which will be added to the O*NET-SOC classification system. The effort to identify N&E occupations is driven by the evolving   nature of workforce requirements stemming from changes in technology, society, law, and business practices in the private sector. Incorporating N&E occupations into the O*NET system makes   O*NET information more beneficial and responsive to the needs of its many users in both the public and
  28. 28. O*NET Green Results (cont.)
  29. 29. About the Long-Term Projections Numbers Percent Employment Change, 2006-2016 • Sources of Projected Numeric Employment Change, 2006-2016 Employment Data National projections are Average Annual Openings, 2006-2016 developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. State How Often are the Projections Updated? projections are developed in the labor market information sections of each State Employment Security Agency. http://www.projectionscentral.com/ Projection Period The projection period is 2006-2016 for all States.
  30. 30. Everyone uses competencies everyday. They are Competency simply the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to •  Models successfully perform at work, in school and in everyday life. A competency model is useful to organize the competencies needed to perform in a particular work setting such as a job, an occupation, or an industry. http://www.careervoyages.gov/indemandoccupationsbystate-main.cfm
  31. 31. InDemand—Connecting today's students with the careers of tomorrow. Each issue will explore careers in a different industry. It will provide students as well as guidance counselors, parents and teachers with interesting and relevant information about career opportunities, education and the skills needed for various jobs. It offers resources to explore careers and tips about how to help students build successful futures. Advanced Construction Energy Manufacturing
  32. 32. New and Emerging Labor Market and Workforce Analytics
  33. 33. AMERICAN COMMUNITY SURVEY The American Community Survey (ACS) is a new nationwide survey designed to provide communities a fresh look at how they are changing. It is a critical element in the Census Bureau's reengineered decennial census program. The ACS collects information such as age, race, income, commute time to work, home value, veteran status, and other important data. As with the 2010 decennial census, information about individuals will remain confidential. http://factfinder.census.gov/jsp/saff/SAFFInfo.jsp?_pageId=sp1_acs&_subm
  34. 34. Expanding Local Coverage One-Year Estimates Beginning with the 2005 ACS, and continuing every year thereafter, one-year estimates are available for geographic areas with a population of 65,000 or more. This includes the nation, all states and the District of Columbia, all congressional districts, approximately 800 counties, and 500 metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas, among others. Multiyear Estimates In 2008, the ACS will release its first multiyear estimates based on ACS data collected from 2005 through 2007. These three-year estimates will be available for geographic areas with a population of 20,000 or more, including the nation, all states and the District of Columbia, all congressional districts, approximately 1,800 counties, and 900 metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas, among others. For areas with a population less than 20,000, five-year estimates will be available. The first five-year estimates, based on ACS data collected from 2005 through 2009, will be released in 2010.
  35. 35. What is LED? Local Employment Dynamics (LED) is a voluntary partnership between state labor market information agencies and the U.S. Census Bureau to develop new information about local labor market conditions at low cost, with no added respondent burden, and with the same confidentiality protections afforded census and survey data. http://lehd.did.census.gov/led/led/led.html
  36. 36. On The Map It’s an online mapping tool and data reporting   application It provides information about where people work and   live Data is available by county, statewide, city, freehand   selection and concentric ring analysis Data is comparable across states and is available for   most states and territories The third generation of On The Map is currently in   beta testing and allows for analysis of workforce commuting patterns
  37. 37. Decision Data Private Subscription   Online   Customizable Data  
  38. 38. TORQ Transferable Occupational Requirements Quotient Private Supplier   Elaborate Relational Databases   (ONET,OES, Projections, INDEED.COM) Emphasis on Skills Transferability  
  39. 39. back Site Overview © 2009 Georgia Career Information Center, Georgia State University for the U. S. Department of Labor. All rights reserved.
  40. 40. Wanted Analytics Private Supplier   Real Time Job Postings Data   Trend Analysis  
  41. 41. Driving Decision, Plans and Strategies: A Data-based Approach
  42. 42. Linking Strategy and Data

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