Self-Sufficiency Employment Report

August 14, 2013

The Self-Sufficiency Employment Report analyzes specific occupations, particularly entry-level positions, which have opportunities for pathways into self-sustaining careers. It provides detailed occupational profiles for job seekers and career counselors to use as a planning tool.

The Economic Impact of Qualcomm: Driving San Diego’s Technology Growth

January 11, 2013

The Economic Impact of Qualcomm investigates how San Diego’s largest telecommunications and information technology (T&IT) company affects the region’s economy and workforce. Qualcomm’s presence in the region adds $4.53 billion in direct and indirect economic activity annually.

    San Diego Maritime Industry Report

    September 18, 2012

    The San Diego Maritime Industry Report explores the growing impact of the Maritime Industry on the San Diego region. The report found that nearly 46,000 people work in the Maritime Industry, with a fiscal impact on the region of more than $14 billion in direct spending.

    Occupational Outlook Report 2012 Update / Focus on Reentry

    September 12, 2012

    Occupational Outlook Report 2012 Update: Focus on Reentry reviews research on reentry workforce issues with a particular focus on industries and occupations that may be relevant for job seekers with a prior criminal conviction. The report is intended to inform the development and refinement of prisoner reentry programs.

    Healthcare IT Research Report

    December 1, 2011

    Healthcare IT Research Report explores if and how San Diego’s HIT cluster can be strengthened and how to develop career pathways in this emerging field. Healthcare information technology or HIT is the intersection of information science, computer science and healthcare.

    Community Clinics in San Diego: A review of workforce issues facing San Diego’s community healthcare clinics

    November 1, 2011

    Community Clinics in San Diego provides analysis and recommendations regarding: current allied health workforce issues; specific skill requirements and deficiencies among medical assistants (and their equivalents); and opportunities and obstacles for career advancement at community clinics. This report was commissioned as part of a broad effort to understand the workforce needs of employers needing new skills and new workers in healthcare information technology.

    2011 Occupational Outlook Report

    August 1, 2011

    The 2011 Occupational Outlook Report (OOR) for San Diego County profiles 46 local occupations with information on education and experience requirements, wages and benefits, employers’ growth expectations, important skills, recruitment methods, and short and long-term growth outlooks. The occupational profiles may be used by job seekers, students, company managers and human resource personnel as well as education and training program developers.

    Gary Moss, Labor Market Information Specialist presented key findings of the 2011 Occupational Outlook Report to the Youth Council on October 31, 2011. Click here to view the OOR PowerPoint Presentation.

    Military Contractor Cluster of Industries

    June 1, 2011

    Military Contractor Cluster of Industries seeks to understand more fully the size and breadth of government military contractors in San Diego and whether the public workforce system can provide assistance to contractors in the preparation of a skilled workforce. The findings in this report are based on a review of existing literature, select executive interviews with several key thought leaders, and a representative sample of 125 contractors in San Diego County.

    Entertainment and Hospitality Industry Cluster Survey

    June 1, 2011

    Entertainment and Hospitality Industry Cluster Survey looks at the current state of the industry and provides a detailed look at thirty-seven occupational profiles within it. The report presents current industry practices, needs and future plans related to workforce development.

    Healthcare Workforce Development in San Diego County: Recomendations for the Changing Times

    March 15, 2011

    Healthcare Workforce Development in San Diego County: Recommendations for the Changing Times identifies the needs of area employers and several key strategies to diversify and effectively train healthcare workers. This diverse sector is changing rapidly and represents one of the fastest growing areas for careers in San Diego County.