Study Financing Priority List Research & Development - Business Sector 

Thank you for taking the time out to complete this survey. In order to foster an efficient and realistic student priority list, we have developed this brief questionnaire, which covers significant research questions to better guide the creation of this list. Please assist us in assisting our future generations better!

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* 1. Gender 

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* 2. What entity do you work for? What Industry does it fall under?

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* 3. In your opinion, is there a gap between the current qualifications of employees and/or candidates and employer/industry needs?

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* 4. List the top 3 study options you think are most critical for the future development of SXM

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* 5. What are the top 3 missing qualifications in your industry when filling vacant positions?

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* 6. Does local or international talent mostly represent your company?

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* 7. How would you compare local qualifications to international qualifications? (Within your industry)

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* 8. What percentage of the current employment at your company is filled with international skill?

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* 9. Which type(s) of positions does this account for?

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* 10. Which higher education system according to your hiring records produces the best professional talent in your industry?

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* 11. Which industries do you think need to be introduced to St. Maarten?

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* 12. Which industries have too many/too little local skill set?

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* 13. Have you seen the study financing priority list?

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* 14. Do you think that the current list represents the qualifications necessary to work within your company or industry?

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* 15. What are the top 3 studies that should be included on the Priority List (Considering your interest(s), the economy, and areas of need throughout St. Maarten and the labor market)

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* 16. What's most important in developing the new Study Financing Priority List?

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* 17. General comments 

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