WORKFORCE SKILL SETS NEEDS SURVEY

We would like your assistance to determine the workforce skills sets required of employers on Guam. This survey will be used by the Guam Workforce Investment Board. Results will be made available….. It should take no longer than 5 minutes of your time to complete the following.

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What is the total number of employees at your organization: 1 – 99 employees 100 – 199 employees 200 – 299 employees 300 – 399 employees 400 – 499 employees More than 500 employees Please identify your type of business/industry: (check one) Agriculture Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate Healthcare IT/Communications Industrial trades (construction, refrigeration, automotive) Retail Trade Transportation and Utilities Tourism Wholesale Trade Services Local Government Federal Government Military What is the MINIMUM educational level required for an entry-level position in your company or agency? None High school diploma or GED Certificate/licensure Associate’s degree Bachelor’s degree of higher Other (Please specific: ________________________________) What is the PREFERRED educational level required for an entry-level position in your company or agency? None High school diploma or GED Certificate/licensure Associate’s degree Bachelor’s degree of higher Other (Please specific: ________________________________)

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How much previous experience is required for an entry-level position at your company? None Less than one year One year to two years More than two years How important is it for your employees to possess the following knowledge and skills? (Check your response in the appropriate box provided below.) Very Important Reads with Understanding Writes Clearly and Concisely Applies mathematical concepts and operations Speaks Clearly and Concisely Listens with Understanding Observes Critically Uses Technology Locates and Uses resources Effective interpersonal relations Negotiation Leadership Teamwork Cultural Diversity Self-Esteem Self-Management Responsibility Creative Thinking Problem-Solving Decision Making Visualization Computer Application – Wordprocessing Computer Application – Spreadsheets Document Use Job Task Planning and Organizing Significant Use of Memory Finding Information Somewhat Important Not Important Don’t Know

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How would you rate the skills of your current workforce? Highly Proficient Skilled Adequate Inadequate

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How do you currently provide training or updating of skills for your employees? (Check all that apply.) No training provided In-house training seminars or workshops Commercial vendor training site Commercial boot-camp training site Four-year college or university classes Community/technical college classes Self-study e-Learning/Web-assisted training (Please specify: __________________________) Other (Please specify: ________________________________________________)

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Thank you for taking valuable time to complete this survey.

Developed by A.B.Enriquez/2004