Understanding Current Workforce Shortages
17 Feb 2022
HOW TO SOLVE WORKFORCE SHORTAGES IN YOUR COMMUNITY
Workforce shortages are a primary concern for businesses and economic developers throughout the country. For economic developers, this creates a clear and urgent challenge - find workers to support existing businesses or risk them going elsewhere. The same is true for business attraction. Economic developers seeking new investment must have a workforce attraction strategy that supports that growth.
USDA invests in St. Croix County businessFeb 17 2022
United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Wisconsin Julie Lassa announced the department is investing $11 million to help rural Wisconsin through job creation, business expansion and technical assistance. One of those businesses is Cylon Rolling Acres, LLC of St. Croix County, which will use a...
Networking is one of the most important business skills to master in the franchise industry. It’s equally as important for a franchisor as it is for a franchisee. Developing and nurturing a network of professional peers is vital to career success and can give you a competitive edge in various...
Best Practices For Growing Your WorkforceFeb 14 2022
As businesses throughout the country struggle to fill job vacancies, EDCs are stepping up to the plate. EDCs are working with community partners to develop innovative programs, connect talent with employers who are hiring, upskill the local workforce, and grow a pipeline of next-generation workers. Here are some of the...