Presentation on theme: "Presented by: Stephen Gable Center Manager - Altus Workforce Center Oklahoma Employment Security Commission."— Presentation transcript:
Presented by: Stephen Gable Center Manager - Altus Workforce Center Oklahoma Employment Security Commission
2 In her 2012 State of the State address, Governor Mary Fallin announced a new initiative aimed at matching job seekers and students with employers. OKJobMatch.com is a joint project of the workforce system partners in the State of Oklahoma. The project is led by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce.
3 The project is funded by U.S. Department of Labor grants. OKJobMatch.com is part of the “game-changers” proposed by the Governor’s Council for Workforce and Economic Development (GCWED) to be championed by the Governor.
4 This initiative helps meet the following goals identified by the GCWED: > Improve the outcome of Oklahoma skill development systems through the use of online databases that will improve efficiency and measure effectiveness. > Deepen public-private partnerships to improve the match between employer demanded skills and the skills of job applicants.
5 Oklahoma’s Workforce Focus/ Career For Job Seekers Focus/ Talent For Employers Labor/ Insight For Workforce Partners
7 Job seekers need: A comprehensive job search tool A way to match their skills with available jobs Assistance building a resume
8 OKJobMatch.com helps job seekers: > Build or improve their resumes – no writing required > Automatically match their skills and other qualifications to relevant jobs > Access jobs from thousands of sources
9 > Understand the skills, certifications, and other credentials needed to qualify for jobs > Identify and articulate transferable skills > Explore next steps in their careers based on successful transitions made by similar people
10 Key features include : >Resume Builder >Resume Makeover >Job Match >Job Search >Job Spidering >Deduplication >Job Alerts >Get Feedback
11 Resume Builder: > This feature helps build a complete, detailed resume. > Writing is not required; instead, the system builds the resume by “interviewing” you online. > Skills and job functions are described using the keywords and phrases that employers include in their job descriptions.
12 Resume Makeover: >Job seekers have the option to upload or paste an existing resume. >OKJobMatch.com uses its knowledge of jobs and occupations to suggest skills and other qualifications job seekers might have forgotten to include.
13 Job Match: >After a job seeker has created or uploaded a resume, the system automatically finds real-time job postings that match the skills and other qualifications described in the resume. >Results can be fine-tuned by specifying location, posting date, keywords, and other criteria.
14 Job Search: > Job seekers can search real-time job postings by specifying location, posting date, keywords, occupation, industry, education, and salary, with or without resume matching. > Search criteria can be saved, enabling job seekers to update search results whenever desired.
15 Job Spidering: >Every day, Burning Glass collects millions of online job postings from more than 17,000 sources. >The system uses patented technology to mine and code detailed data from each job listing to provide information beyond just occupation and industry codes.
16 Deduplication of Job Postings: >Removing duplicate jobs from the database is the only way to realize accurate job counts. >Burning Glass removes more than 75% of the jobs it collects – but some duplicates still get through.
17 Job Alerts: >OKJobMatch.com can automatically run a saved search and sends the results to a specified email address, even after job seekers sign out of the system. >This means that you can be notified of highly relevant leads as soon as they become available.
18 Get Feedback: >This feature provides job seekers with feedback by displaying the qualifications of real people who were hired for the kind of jobs they are pursuing. >This enables job seekers to compare their qualifications with others and to identify any gaps that might exist.
29 Employers need: People with the right skills An easy way to recruit qualified candidates An efficient method of filling positions
30 OKJobMatch.com helps employers: > Determine which candidates make sense for the jobs they have open > Fill key openings more rapidly > Identify employee skill gaps relative to the business’s current needs
31 > Analyze past placements to determine where the most successful candidates come from > Determine where qualified candidates are located within the state > Reduce recruitment costs
33 Job Posting Creation: > Employers can upload, improve, or create a job posting. > Employers can create a posting by answering questions about typical work activities of similar jobs and to enhance the description by adding related keywords or copying text from current job listings.
34 Application Management: > Our solutions analyze every resume received in minute detail, evaluating a candidate’s qualifications, skill gaps, and likely career path, and then banking the information in a central database. > This helps employers decide which candidates are best aligned for the jobs they need to fill.
35 Talent Search: > Employers can search for relevant talent from the Oklahoma talent Bank. > The system provides automated pattern-based matching, the ability to find more resumes like a selected one, and a robust set of structured search capabilities.
37 Workforce partners need to know: Where to invest training dollars Hot new industries in the state What skill gaps need to be filled What certifications are in demand
38 OKJobMatch.com helps public workforce partners: > Gain insight on emerging jobs, careers, technologies, and skill requirements > Identify the most promising career paths and reemployment options > Highlight regional and local skill gaps
39 Key features include: > Easy-to-read graphical representations > Real-time labor market information > Customizable reports
40 Easy-to-Read Graphical Representations: >Labor/Insight is intuitive and easy to use. Data is presented graphically on screen and can also be downloaded to Excel. >It’s a leading edge tool for workforce developers, economic developers, policy makers, and higher education.
41 Real-Time Labor Market Information: > Labor/Insight provides an up-to-the minute understanding of conditions and trends affecting a volatile labor market. > It also gives access to an expanding set of historical data, which gives insight into trends within specific occupations, industries, regions, or employers.
42 Customizable Reports: > Users have the ability to create customizable and filterable reports: Demand for an occupation Demand for skills and credentials Analysis of an industry Employers hiring in a selected region
49 For more information on the capabilities of OKJobMatch.com or how your agency/institution can gain access to Labor/ Insight, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com