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LABOR MARKET STUDIES

Due to intensely competitive labor markets, WDG Consulting is frequently asked to conduct focused studies to assess human resource dynamics in existing or new locations. Resolution to the following types of challenges is a frequent product of our efforts.

bullet How competitive are we in the local market?
bullet Compensation
bullet Benefit programs
bullet Turnover
bullet Human resource practices
bullet Recruiting methods
bullet Reputation as “employer-of-choice”
bullet What could we do to enhance our ability to recruit/retain qualified labor?
bullet What are the optimal selection criteria for new hires?
bullet If turnover is a serious problem, what mitigation steps should be adopted?
bullet How large could we grow in a certain labor market?
bullet Theoretical maximum
bullet Over what timeframe
bullet At what cost
bullet At what turnover level
bullet Does it make sense to either cap and/or migrate headcount from an existing location?
bullet Are there new (greenfield) locations where our labor market objectives could likely be achieved and sustained?
bullet Which of these locations offers the best labor market opportunities for our next facility?
bullet In the new labor market, what can we anticipate?
bullet Starting wage
bullet Progression in range
bullet Time to reach midpoint
bullet Time to reach maximum
bullet Impact of major labor market competitors (supply/cost)
bullet Near future
bullet Longer range
bullet Supply of quality workers
bullet Total applicant flow
bullet Percent of applicants
bullet Minimally qualified
bullet Well qualified
bullet Ability to relocate technical/managerial talent
bullet Regionally
bullet Nationally
bullet Appeal of the job/company for high-tech/new economy workers
bullet Measures necessary to attract/keep high-tech/new economy workers
bullet Workforce quality
bullet Basic skills
bullet Work ethic
bullet Productivity
bullet PC literary
bullet Turnover
bullet Absenteeism
bullet Unionization
bullet Current status
bullet Activity
bullet Steps to maintain favorable posture
bullet Training/educational resources
bullet University
bullet Post secondary Vo-tech
bullet Sites/buildings whose geographic orientation provide a recruiting advantage by being closer to prime labor pools
bullet Career advancement
bullet Internal work environment
bullet On-site amenities offered by the best companies employing similar workers
bullet Level of civic involvement/corporate giving among companies viewed as the most desirable places to work
bullet Recommended HR changes to either achieve/maintain preferred employer status

 

     
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