Nebraska Labor Availability, Skill and Training Studies

Nebraska Labor Availability, Skill and Training Studies

 

 
 
 
Panhandle Labor Availability

Panhandle Labor Availability

In the spring of 2015, the Nebraska Departments of Economic Development and Labor collaborated on a survey designed to measure labor availability in the Panhandle area of Nebraska.

The resulting reports feature detailed demographics, commuting patterns, skills and education, hours worked, pay and benefit expectations and other characteristics of potential job seekers for the Panhandle area. Analysis includes the factors that are important to those seeking new employment as well as barriers that may prevent people from taking a new job.

 
 
Omaha Skills Gap Report

Omaha Skills Gap

This report summarizes information about job skills in the Omaha area and whether a skills gap is found in particular occupations. A skills gap is present if it is difficult for a large share of employers to hire in a particular occupation and there is also a persistent gap between the demand for new workers and the number of individuals entering that occupation. Key questions include: In what part of the labor force, if any, is a skills gap present? And, is the skills gap the result of a lack of education and training opportunities, or are other factors at work?

 
 
Survey of Omaha Area Businesses about Skill and Training Requirements

Survey of Omaha Area Businesses about Skill and Training Requirements

This report discusses the results from the Greater Omaha Survey of Workforce Needs conducted by the Nebraska Department of Labor and supported by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development. It examines the types of occupations Omaha area employers are searching for and hiring, and the types of difficulties employers face when hiring. The survey also asks about the types of training which employers provide.

 
 
Scottsbluff Skills Gap Report

Scottsbluff Skills Gap

This report summarizes information about job skills in the Scottsbluff area and whether a skills gap is found in particular occupations. A skills gap is present if it is difficult for a large share of employers to hire in a particular occupation and there is also a persistent gap between the demand for new workers and the number of individuals entering that occupation. Key questions include: In what part of the labor force, if any, is a skills gap present? And, is the skills gap the result of a lack of education and training opportunities, or are other factors at work?

 
 
Survey of Scottsbluff Area Businesses about Skill and Training Requirements

Survey of Scottsbluff Area Businesses about Skill and Training Requirements

This report discusses the results from the Scottsbluff Survey of Hiring and Training Needs conducted by the Nebraska Department of Labor and supported by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development. It examines the types of occupations Scottsbluff area employers are searching for and hiring, and the types of difficulties employers face when hiring. The survey also asks about the types of training which employers provide.

 
 
Metro Nebraska Labor Availability Study 

In the summer of 2014, the Nebraska Departments of Economic Development and Labor collaborated on a survey designed to measure labor availability in the Lincoln and Omaha metro areas of Nebraska.

The resulting reports feature detailed demographics, commuting patterns, skills and education, hours worked, pay and benefit expectations and other characteristics of potential job seekers for the Omaha and Lincoln areas. Analysis includes the factors that are important to those seeking new employment as well as barriers that may prevent people from taking a new job.

 
Lincoln Skills Gap Report

Lincoln Skills Gap

This report summarizes information about job skills in the Lincoln area and whether a skills gap is found in particular occupations. A skills gap is present if it is difficult for a large share of employers to hire in a particular occupation and there is also a persistent gap between the demand for new workers and the number of individuals entering that occupation. Key questions include: In what part of the labor force, if any, is a skills gap present? And, is the skills gap the result of a lack of education and training opportunities, or are other factors at work?

 
 
Survey of Lincoln Area Businesses about Skill and Training Requirements

Survey of Lincoln Area Businesses about Skill and Training Requirements

This report discusses the results from the Make it Work for Lincoln survey of employers conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Bureau of Business Research (UNL-BBR). It examines the types of occupations Lincoln area employers are searching for and hiring, and the types of difficulties employers face when hiring. The survey also asks about the types of training which employers provide.

 
 

Northeast NE Labor Availability Study

Northeast Nebraska Labor Availability Study 

In the fall of 2013, the Nebraska Departments of Economic Development and Labor collaborated in a pilot project designed to measure labor availability for selected communities in northeast Nebraska.

Reports feature detailed geography and demographics, regional commuting patterns, skills and education of the area's labor force, hours worked and compensation/benefits expectations, analysis of what entices workers to seek new employment or change jobs, and analysis of barriers to improving employment experienced by area workers.