Metric Answer Options Source
Does your company have an intentional training program to improve career opportunities for chronically underemployed workers, leading either to permanent employment with your company or placement with other businesses? 1. Yes - Training/support services provided through a partnering organization
2. Yes - An on-going in-house skills-based training program
3. No - If No, skip the remaining questions in this section
BIA
Which of the following applies to your workforce development program in the last 12 months? Check all that apply: 1. Beyond what is needed for their current job, we have provided all trainees with additional technical/professional training in the last year (e.g. Management skills, technical skills related to the trade but not essential to the job)
2. Beyond what is needed for their current job, we have provided all trainees with a formal program to teach life skills or "soft" skills (e.g. financial literacy, conflict management, etc.)
3. Formal guidance delivered (not just offered) on job searching / interviewing provided to trainees
4. A personal coach or mentor (either another employee or dedicated social worker) actively assists each trainee
5. An Open Hiring Program (see definition/example in Need Help) that is explicitly designed to hire workers regardless of their barriers to employment
6. Dedicated staff member(s) exclusively focused on coordinating onboarding, mentorship and professional development
7. Onsite training facility established with professional certification and accredited program offerings
BIA
How many individual workers from chronically-underemployed communities participated in workforce development programs by the company during the last 12 months?
What % of your permanent employees are from chronically underemployed populations and participate in the above workforce development program? Fill-in # BIA
During the last 12 months, on average how many total hours of training were provided to individuals that participated in the workforce development program? Fill-in # BIA
During the last 12 months, what % of chronically-underemployed workers that went through your company's workforce development program "graduated", and have moved on to other gainful employment? Fill-in # BIA
Do you track workers that have completed your workforce development program to gauge their "success" post-program/intervention? 1. Yes—for less than 12 months
2. Yes—for 1-2 years
3. Yes—for 3-5 years
4. Yes—for more than 5 years
5. No
BIA
What % of workers are gainfully employed in full-time permanent positions 3 years after completing the program? This includes employment within and outside of your company. Fill-in # BIA
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