A Fast Track to Filling the Workforce Pipeline
22 Sep 2022
As more and more baby-boomers take early retirement during the pandemic and the opioid crisis contributes to national skills gap problems, a Virginia community college is coming up with innovative ways to speed up the training of badly needed workers.
An hour south of the nation’s capital, Germanna Community College (GCC) is tackling two of America’s most critical workforce challenges in the acute shortage of healthcare professionals and the ever-increasing demand for skilled cybersecurity workers.
Women from all over western KELOLAND gathered in Deadwood this week for the 11th annual Women’s Business Summit. “It was almost like a big reunion, our last big event was in Deadwood in October of 2019,” SD CEO West Women’s Business Center director Michelle Kane said. For the...
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Here’s Who Decides What Quality of Life MeansAug 24 2022
Quoting Site Selection colleagues isn’t a reportorial practice we typically employ. But in this instance, a thought-provoking presentation by Editor-in-Chief Mark Arend served as the prompt for an inquiry into attracting top talent through “quality of life” enhancements. QOL has rocketed up the priority list of economic developers. “In...