The purpose of this updated edition of the Massachusetts Healthcare Chartbook is to inform workforce development professionals, educators, employers, and jobseekers about the status and recent history of Healthcare careers and the Healthcare and Social Assistance Sector in the Commonwealth.
This report is the culmination of an 18-month project to better understand labor demand and supply across the state. This report defines a problem and issues a call to action and serves as the final product of Skills Gap: Supply & Demand in the Massachusetts Economy.
The Regional Workforce Investment Profiles is an annual publication that includes details of major Massachusetts workforce development programs, available resources or funds and the number of individuals served during a fiscal year. The Fiscal Year 2011 edition includes federal and state funds allocated to local workforce areas during state fiscal year 2011 - July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011. The programs are divided into four segments - those for the Transitional workforce, the Emerging workforce, the Incumbent workforce and Adult Basic Education (ABE)/English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) services. Summary information about public higher education is also included.
The Annual Performance Report for Massachusetts Workforce Development Services and Programs includes the primary programs for workforce development administered by state agencies. The statewide reports have been compiled from data and reports provided by the state agencies responsible for managing the federal and/or state funds allocated for workforce development programs and services.
The Regional Workforce Investment Profiles is an annual publication that includes details of major Massachusetts workforce development programs, available resources or funds and the number of individuals served during a fiscal year.
Commonwealth Corporation undertakes further analysis of the statewide vacancy data to identify critical vacancies and persistent vacancies to help inform the state's workforce development system. Massachusetts' Department of Workforce Development's Division of Career Services (DCS) conducts a job vacancy survey twice a year. DCS provides estimates for detailed occupations to Commonwealth Corporation.
The Manufacturing Chartbook is a detailed picture of the manufacturing sector in Massachusetts, highlighting the sector's importance to the state economy, changes in recent years, and opportunities for workers. This chartbook is designed for workforce development professionals, guidance professionals, policy makers, and manufacturing industry stakeholders.