U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration. The Power of Data. Improving Performance through the Use of Data & Data Tools. Overview. Public Data Federal statistical agencies State and local workforce information Analytical Tools & Customized Data Resources
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
U.S. Department of LaborEmployment and Training Administration
The Power of Data
Improving Performance through the Use of Data & Data Tools
Data can help place WIA program participants in the most appropriate occupations or training programs based on actual supply and demand for workers in a particular industry.
Occupation Information Network
Possible use of O*Net data:
Find out which industries are growing, the projected need for workers, along with detailed information about occupations.
Map showing economic growth
by metropolitan area
Data Tool: Census Bureau/LED: Industry Focus
Possible use of QWI & Industry Focus data:
Examine an industry in your state, county, or city to determine if its level of turnover impacts employment retention rates in WIA programs.
Utilizing financial studies
and regional economics analysis
for performance decisions.
Example: Economic impact report
Example: Economic impact report
In Wisconsin a loss of 250 jobs in finance
and insurance results in a total of 609 lost jobs across industries ranging from local government, to retail, to health care, including the financial industry itself.
Possible use of WID data:
Compare wages for specific occupations across counties and metropolitan areas whether entry level, some experience, or highly experienced.
A downloadable software package with:
short-term industry employment forecasts
Comparisons of negotiated or expected levels of performance with actual levels in only one way to assess performance.
The Federal Research and Evaluation Database (FRED) enables analysis of the Trade Act Participant Report (TAPR) and the WIA Standardized Record Data (WIASRD). Both are annually submitted by states on exiters' demographic characteristics, the services they received, and the outcomes they achieved after exit.
Drill down-all measures
Drill down by measure
Benchmark performance against peers
Create a performance adjustment model and worksheet
Calculated performance by rolling quarters
Profiles by program area
Find the top performers for a given performance measure
Ad hoc analysis
High training drop-out rate
Certificates not recorded
Increased # of youth with multiple barriers
MIS/Reason for dropping out
MIS/Part. file documentation
MIS/Part. file assessments
Low Performance on the Certificate Rate
Late project start-up
By using a combination of public data from federal, state and local sources in conjunction with available private sources, policy makers and workforce professionals can make better informed decisions, which can positively impact performance outcomes.