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.
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.
Global employment solutions provider Velocity Global's number of clients expanding in Europe more than doubled this year compared to the same period in 2019.
Cutting-edge global players in advanced manufacturing are flocking to New Mexico for its superior logistics and one of the fastest border crossings.
The self-driving vehicle pioneer will invest $8.5 million to expand software development operations in Blacksburg, VA.
MTM will add cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to its production lines and provide enhanced training to employees at its Huntsvillle, AL facility.
The national pet food company will add new processing and packaging lines, and 94 new jobs, at its Hampden Township, PA operations.
Fast Survey finds that one in three Americans are considering relocation, with westerners, younger people, and higher earners most likely to consider a move.
The mayor, in partnership with Invest Atlanta and WorkSource Atlanta, created the initiative to help Atlanta families and hometown businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
The global eye health company will invest more than $35 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Lynchburg, VA.
Companies are building digital training programs and creating ecosystems of “learning partners” to produce and deliver digital content to a broad base of employees.
The disability and occupational health exam services company will create approximately 410 jobs in Davidson County, TN over the next five years.
The $67,200 workforce training grant will help Kidde Fire Systems train workers at its Ashland, MA manufacturing facility on new industry standards.
Companies that had more remote workers before COVID-19 report that they are actually seeing increased employee productivity during the crisis, according to a new survey.
The Task Force is an effort to jumpstart a recovery plan for local businesses and is being spearheaded by the Hamilton County Economic Development Corporation (HCEDC).
Respondents who secured Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding were able to retain about 2,400 of their employees and rehire another 331 employees.
Through private donations and matching public funds via GO Topeka, Helps Others Support Topeka provides capital to Topeka and Shawnee County, KS businesses.
The company will expand its sister company, SatisPie, at a food production plant in Fulton County, GA, creating 162 jobs.
GoldenHome International will establish its North American headquarters in Concord, NC, creating 257 jobs over five years.
Economic development package awarded to Hartmann’s Inc. will help the manufacturer retain and create jobs in Abilene, TX.
Marion County, SC has much to offer companies seeking a competitive edge while offering an unmatched quality of life at an affordable cost.
The national retailer is increasing its hiring efforts to support community and customer needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.