Clear all

20 results found

reorder grid_view

Preparing the Workforce for a "Green Jobs" Economy

February 26, 2009

Identifies the types of jobs and skills that will be in demand in clean energy economy and the factors that are driving the new energy economy and the growth of its workforce. Also considers strategies for building competitive, flexible workforce systems that can respond to emerging employer needs and highlights best practices occurring around the nation.

The Changing Landscape of Innovation: Priority Skill Needs of Employers in New Jersey's Life Sciences Industry

December 10, 2008

Highlights the priority workforce skill needs of New Jersey's life sciences industry and presents a statewide action plan to better align education and training with these needs.

Investing for the Long Term: Priority Skill Needs of Employers in New Jersey's Finance Industry

December 10, 2008

Highlights the priority workforce skill needs of New Jersey's finance industry and presents a statewide action plan to better align education and training with these needs.

Understanding the Workforce Needs of New Jersey's Retail Industry

August 8, 2008

Explores the changing skill and education needs of the modern retail workplace. Identifies key skills employers require and the jobs for which employers report the most difficulty finding and keeping skilled workers.

Understanding the Workforce Needs of New Jersey's Public Health and Other Disaster Management Employers

August 8, 2008

This report explores the priority workforce needs of New Jersey's public disaster management system. An advisory group of disaster management-related employers from law enforcement and state and local public health systems and educational institutions was convened in the spring of 2006 to identify priority workforce skill needs. Researchers also conducted interviews with state officials, domestic security, public health, and disaster planning experts, as well as reviews of labor market information, state and national websites, and industry and scholarly literature.

Understanding the Workforce Needs of Employers Supporting the Operation of Port Newark and the Elizabeth Marine Terminal

August 8, 2008

Explores the major trends that are affecting the workforce and skill needs of employers that support Port Newark/Elizabeth as well as the priority skill needs these employers have.

The Emerging Skill Needs of a Rapidly Changing, Innovation-Driven Economy

June 11, 2008

Identifies current and emerging workplace trends that are affecting the skill needs of New Jersey's employers. Also specifies the key skills that workers will need to adapt to these trends.

The Union County Economic and Workforce Competitiveness Project

May 14, 2008

This report is intended to assist Union County officials and their partners to develop an economic growth and workforce development strategy for the county that is informed by an analysis of available labor market information, input from various experts in the region's economy and future development plans, and other relevant data.

Profile of the Meadowlands Regional Economy and Workforce: Executive Summary

January 26, 2007

This report summarizes the key findings and observations about the state of the economy in New Jersey's Meadowlands region.

Profile of the Meadowlands Regional Economy and Workforce

January 26, 2007

This report details the key findings and observations about the state of the economy in New Jersey's Meadowlands region.

Building Skills and Alliances to Meet Demand in New Jersey's Labor Market

June 30, 2005

This summary report examines the Ready for the Job initiatve, which profiled the skill and occupational requirements of 73 occupations in New Jersey. This report highlights four cross-industry demand skills: math and technology skills, problem solving and critical skills, communication and teamwork skills, and entrepreneurship and business skills.

Understanding Occupational and Skill Demand in NJ's Tourism/Hospitality Industry

June 30, 2005

The tourism and hospitality industry is critical to New Jersey. It not only employs large numbers of workers, but attracts millions of tourists and visitors each year. For example, hotels, restaurants and bars, and amusement and recreation services employ more than 300,000 people in the state. However, New Jersey employers are facing difficulties attracting and maintaining the skilled workforce they need. This report summarizes the skill, knowledge, and educational requirements of key occupations in the tourism and hospitality industry and identifies strategies for meeting the workforce challenges facing the industry.