* 1. Has your company experienced any difficulty in finding qualified applicants?

* 2. How did your organization respond?

* 3. Please indicate any gaps in workplace “soft skills” you have identified during your recruiting efforts

* 4. In the next 12-24 months, do you expect the size of your workforce will...

* 5. In the next five years, will your company need employees with…

* 6. As your business looks toward the future, what type of training will be of most value to you as you seek to improve your workforce? Please prioritize them below.

* 7. Which of the following is the MOST PREFERRED (or best) indicator of work-readiness for entry level employment with your company or organization?

* 8. Of the skills listed below, which do you feel are deficits for most applicants?

* 9. How would you rate the overall impact of these skills deficits on your company or organization?

* 10. Please check the category that best describes the business you operate

* 11. Please add any additional comments you may have concerning identified skill gaps in our workforce or recruiting challenges your organization has encountered

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