Business Development - Workforce Survey

Data gathered from this survey will be kept confidential.

One of the goals of the Development Corporation is to encourage commuters to work AND live in Valley City/Barnes County. To better understand why people are working elsewhere, we are requesting your assistance to gather information. Once we consolidate what we’ve learned, we can address the challenges and concerns.

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* 1. What percentage of your employees commute more than 25 miles one way?

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* 2. How many employees live in Valley City?

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* 3. How many employees live in Barnes County/outside of Valley City?

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* 4. How many employees live outside of Barnes County?

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* 5. Do you offer any of the following incentives? (Please indicate which incentives you offer and include the amount, time frame, and any contracts that are required)

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* 6. Do you conduct exit interviews?

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* 7. Would you help us connect so that we may conduct exit interviews?

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* 8. Why do employees leave?

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* 9. What are the top three things that retain your employees?

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* 10. What are your three greatest hiring challenges?

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* 11. Are you interested in training for your current or future employees?

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* 12. Do you personally live...

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* 13. We are looking for opportunities to diversify our economy and enhance existing businesses.

What corresponding businesses would be helpful to your business (i.e. reduce costs, increase sales, retain employees) if they were located in Valley City/Barnes County?

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* 14. Contact Information

Data gathered from this survey will be kept confidential.

Thank you!

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