* 1. What is the principal industry sector of your organization?

* 2. How many full-time employees currently work for your organization?

* 3. How many part-time employees currently work for your organization?

* 4. How likely are you to hire more employees in the next twelve months?

5. What percentage of your workforce will retire in the next 5 years?

6. Do you have a clear picture of your employee needs for the next 5 years based on the aging of your workforce?

7. What are your plans to address training needs to replace retiring employees?

8. Have you hired any new employees during the past twelve months?

9. Do you have difficulty finding employees that fit your skill requirements?

* 10. Please rate your difficulty in finding well prepared candidates for entry level positions

* 11. What skills are most difficult to find in a new employee?

* 12. Please rate the level of preparedness you find in job candidates for the following traits:

  Well prepared Moderately prepared Not prepared for workforce
Attitude/Work Ethics
interpersonal skills
basic listening/speaking skills
personal qualities
basic writing, reading & math
decision making
job specific skills

* 13. When hiring entry level positions, what type of educational attainment do you require most often?

14. Does your company provide organized training on a regular schedule to most employees?

15. Is there any specific job training assistance that you need immediately or forecast needing for 2014?