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1 Employment Dynamics Information for Strategic Industry Partnerships

2 Prepared by: The Jacob France Institute University of Baltimore In partnership with: Office of Workforce Information and Performance Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation And The Governors Workforce Investment Board 2

3 EARN Maryland The purpose of the Maryland EARN Program is to create industry-led partnerships to advance the skills of the States workforce, grow the States economy, and increase sustainable employment for working families. 3

4 Topics covered The DLLR Workforce Dashboard interactive tool The skills gap or shortage concept A primer on use of Census Bureau LEHD website resources Follow-up technical assistance availability and contact information 4

5 Reasons for a local skills gap or shortage New technologies Growth of demand for product/service (magnitude vs % change) New laws, regulations, court decisions Workforce composition (age, gender, educational attainment) Non-competitive compensation ($ and benefits) Local quality of life (spatial mismatch; place of residence vs place of work; cost-of-living; commuting time/cost) 5

6 Understanding Skills gap or shortage Real time snapshots Provided by DLLR Workforce Dashboard Longitudinal drilldowns Provided by the Census Bureau LEHD Industry Focus &OnTheMap Supply Job Seekers Training Demand Job Openings Industry Salary 6

7 How to obtain information for your area? THE DLLR Workforce Dashboard interactive tool Data collected by the Maryland Workforce Exchange Real time labor market information in Maryland Available by regions, counties and jurisdictions Census Bureau, Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) Program A federal-state partnership that combines UI wage and QCEW data with other sources to provide detailed local economic information Industry Focus ranks industries by employment, hiring and earnings Interactive online tool for customized maps: OnTheMap Indicators currently available from 2002-2012 Available at the county, WIA and more detailed levels 7

8 Industry Focus Ranking Tool Click to access the Industry Focus ranking tool 8

9 1. First select the state of Maryland, then select the desired entity such as WIA, the drop down manual below provides all WIA areas 9

10 2. Next use the radio buttons to choose one ranking method, and use the check boxes to select key indicators 3. Select industries if so desired 4. Click View Report if satisfied 10

11 The report ranks industries by number of new hires, and shows growth in employment and hiring Use these drop downs to select subgroups to report Select different tabs to report for these subgroups 11

12 The DLLR Workforce Dashboard interactive tool Select Compare tab to see job openings vs. job seekers 12

13 1. Select area filter 2. Hover for details 3. Alternate view and more information 13

14 Census Bureau LEHD Program LED Extraction Tool (beta version) Click to access the customized mapping tool 14

15 Search for Anne Arundel County, then click on the correct result below the search box 15

16 Click Perform Analysis on Selection Area 16

17 1. The Analysis Settings panel pops up to display analysis options 2. You can choose to include multiple years and various job types 17

18 1. The Area Profile analysis type offers the most details on local LMI; click the radio button to select 2. Click to open the drop down manual and select the labor market segment of interest available by age groups, earnings, and industries 3. Click Go! when satisfied with your selections 18

19 Wait for the analysis to run. Do not click any buttons. 19

20 1. You will be taken to the Results tab. The Display Settings panel shows your previous selections for the analysis: Here we chose to display primary jobs of all workers from 2007-2011. Click a single year to view data on the map. 2. The right strip displays labor market segments distributions; charts at the top and data tables at the bottom 20

21 Navigate to the Base Map tab to select or deselect layers to create your own map 21

22 Go back to the Results tab to view the less cluttered map with legends; the darker purple/blue dots show where jobs concentrate 22

23 Either use the dropdown to view each year on the map, or click the Animate Overlays link to view change over time 23

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25 From the animation we see job concentrations gravitated toward the D.C. area over the Great Recession Stop Animation when finished with observing changes over time 25

26 Select Detailed Report from the left panel, and you can save these reports in different formats 26

27 1. Move this needle to zoom in or out, and use the arrows above to center the map 2. Use the save and load button to save your map or pick up where you left off, its just like saving or opening a file 27

28 Contact Information Dr. Ting Zhang Research Assistant Professor The Jacob France Institute University of Baltimore Diane Pabich, Deputy Director Governors Workforce Investment Board Office: 410.767.3271 Jing Li Research Analyst The Jacob France Institute University of Baltimore The Jacob France Institute, University of Baltimore 28

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