Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Workforce Development articles below.
More than half of workers say employers should offer vaccine incentives, 42 percent say employers should delay re-opening, finds new Eagle Hill research.
Tampa Bay is quickly establishing itself as a top cybersecurity destination. Homegrown companies are growing and thriving, and companies from across the country are taking notice.
The Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) provider will invest nearly $1.2 million to establish its third major North American location in Indianapolis.
The unique job-training initiative uses virtual reality simulation to train and certify employees on critical, in-demand skills.
Generac's new Edgefield County, SC operations will manufacture generators and associated energy technologies, serve as a distribution center to customers throughout the Southeast.
The financial technology company will open its new location in Bentonville, AR early next month.
The company’s first sort center in Lubbock, TX will employ hundreds of associates while the new delivery station will create more than 100 new full- and part-time jobs.
Butterball will invest $4.7 million in Ozark and create 160 jobs there, and invest $4 million in Huntsville where it will create 200 new jobs.
Two in five office workers plan to resign and find a new job based on how their company handled the COVID-19 pandemic, reveals a new survey.
Matt Hurlbutt, President & CEO, Greater Rochester Enterprise, discusses the region's Economic Gardening program, along with its status as a high-tech, life sciences and food processing hub.
North Carolina has been named Business Facilities’ 2020 State of the Year, the first time the Tar Heel State has earned the magazine’s top honor.
Many states will make changes to their minimum wage laws in 2021; greatest impacts will be seen in California, Washington and Florida.
The tech-enabled business services company delivering CX, AI operations, and content security to the world’s most innovative companies is opening its newest location in Rio Grande Valley, Texas.
Gov. Jared Polis is keeping Colorado ahead of the curve on today’s biggest challenges, including providing recovery relief for small businesses and preparing to lead the clean-energy economy.
Nearly 84% of job seekers are willing to take a job outside their most recent industry or role, finds a new CareerBuilder survey.
Thermo Fisher Scientific will invest $500M and create 500 jobs, while Grover Gaming will invest $12.5M and create 200 jobs in Greenville, NC.
A great logistics network and a world-class education system enable the Land of Lincoln to generate the fifth-highest GDP among states.
Get There Florida is a new workforce education initiative aimed at raising awareness of short-term but high-value career and technical education programs.
A $1.2 million Louisiana Economic Development grant will match $2 million from LSU Shreveport to grow technology careers.
To keep up with explosive demand for its White Claw Hard Seltzer, the company will build a new facility and create 300 new jobs in Richland County, SC.
The plant will create 30 high-paying jobs in Pleasants County, WV and produce 900 metric tons of high-purity methanol from natural gas each day.
Locations are nurturing startup ecosystems with access to skilled labor, angel investors, higher ed resources and an affordable quality of life that is attracting talent.
The September / October 2020 Issue features prime locations for the cybersecurity industry, and an update on economic development's response to COVID-19. Plus, startups, food processing and more.
The Pelican State will be first to equip every community and technical college with Haas 5-axis machining centers.
Learn best practices site selectors can use to analyze labor market trends in real time and to evaluate workforce availability before choosing a location for a major project.
In September alone, Amazon will open 100 new operations buildings — including fulfillment centers, delivery stations, sortation centers and other sites.
The Choose Topeka Relocation Incentive is expanding to encourage remote workers to relocate to Kansas’ capital city, recently named a top 10 housing market by realtor.com.
Fiberglass in-ground pool manufacturer Leisure Pools and Spas North America will establish operations and create 200 new jobs in Marion County, SC.
Mississippi remains at the forefront of the nation’s aerospace industry as leading, innovative companies continue to grow in the state, creating the high-tech, in-demand jobs of the future.