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.
New report shows tech leaders plan to increase hiring, but business expansion is making it harder to hire IT talent.
A new study from GOBankingRates identifies the cities across America that have seen the largest increase in cost of living expenses from 2016 to 2017.
Matt Hurlbutt, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Greater Rochester Enterprise, discusses the Economic Gardening program, local talent, food processing, photonics, higher education and the importance of water.
Trustwave will add more than 300 employees at its new Chicago headquarters; City Colleges of Chicago is launching a Cyber Security Boot Camp.
The new 362,000-square-foot facility in Mobile, AL will employ more than 360 part-time employees.
Knowledge Services, a woman-owned business, will create up to 400 jobs in Fishers, IN by 2021.
The Invent and Manufacture in America Act provides a tax cut for companies that conduct R&D in the U.S., and manufacture products resulting from that R&D in America.
The automotive mold and casting manufacturer will invest $6.5 million and create 60 new jobs in Manchester, TN.
A key theme in this year's Global Cities Index and Outlook was investment in developing start-up ecosystems, according to A.T. Kearney.
The May / June 2017 issue features our annual tour of the locations that are leaders in logistics and distribution, ports and FTZs, LiveXchange 2017, biotech, tourism, and certified sites. Plus, what’s going on in Maryland, Louisiana, Nevada and Tennessee.
myCOI will expand its Indianapolis headquarters, creating up to 185 jobs by 2021.
The pharmaceutical company will invest $35 million to expand its Fairfax County, VA R&D and manufacturing operation.
The predicted uptick in 2017 will be largely driven by faster demand from emerging markets; productivity growth is stronger in Europe than the U.S., according to The Conference Board.
The China-based textile manufacturer will invest $410M, create up to 800 jobs in Forrest City, AR.
The structural storage racking system manufacturer will invest $17.4 million, create 120 new jobs in Dyersburg, TN.
The military component manufacturer will invest $8.4 million to expand its operations in Aiken, SC.
The global technology firm will invest over $8.7 million, create up to 2,000 new high-skilled jobs in central Indiana by the end of 2021.
A new report from JLL reveals what companies can expect to pay, out of pocket, for an office build out across the nation.
Immigrant backlash is not impacting hiring of job candidates born outside the U.S., according to a new CareerBuilder Survey.
BeijingWest Industries, Co. Ltd. will invest more than $80 million its first U.S. production facility in Greenfield's Progress Park, creating up to 441 new, high-wage jobs by 2021.
The Palmetto State is home to eight major military installations and numerous facilities, supporting 62,520 in Department of Defense personnel with $2.6 billion in payroll.
Stephen Moret, President and CEO of the VEDP, discusses the commonwealth’s top priorities for 2017, including becoming one of the South’s fastest employment growth states.
Stratosphere Quality will invest $3.7M to expand its headquarters in Fishers, IN, creating up to 250 new jobs by 2020.
The March / April 2017 issue features our annual tour of workforce development programs across the U.S. Plus, the impact of low-cost power, and a look at the aerospace and manufacturing industries, Louisiana, New Mexico, Kentucky, New York, Minnesota, Illinois, and Cape Coral, FL.