City of San Bernardino Employment and Training Agency to Conduct Employer Survey of Labor Market Conditions
San Bernardino, CA, August 28, 2011– The City of San Bernardino Employment and Training Agency (SBETA) will be conducting an employer occupation and industry survey throughout the Inland Empire area to secure a better assessment of local economic development and current labor market demands . For more than 30 years SBETA has offered assistance to employers and job seekers who are experiencing training and employment needs ranging from on the job training programs to funding for higher education.
SBETA will survey employers in the cities of Colton, Fontana, Grand Terrace, Highland, Ontario, Rialto, Riverside and San Bernardino via telephone. The survey will allow a better assessment of job openings, hiring plans, and the education and skill requirements for occupations in demand. Approximately 3,300 businesses within numerous industries will be contacted to accurately assess labor market demands.
The survey results will assist SBETA with creating more efficient training and education programs by understanding which areas require the most focus and improvement. Additionally, the survey will assist SBETA in better understanding the needs and services that will help businesses in today’s economy. This survey will provide labor market information which is more specific to local areas. Information will be collected beginning August 29 and end in November. Data analysis results are expected to be completed by the end of December 2011.
SBETA has contracted Brandt Information Services, Inc. to collect the information. Brandt is an Information Technology and Government Solutions firm.