The Rise of the Silicon Heartland
28 Feb 2022
The ink on Intel’s $20 billion investment deal in Ohio was barely dry in January when experts started weighing in on the long-term impact of the deal.
Much of the analysis in the press centered on Ohio’s $2 billion incentives package for the $200 billion California-based company, but the ramifications of this project in New Albany on the outskirts of Columbus go much further than that.
Making talent attraction easier, and more effective is top of mind for many economic developers and the businesses they support. Talent attraction has been a challenge post-pandemic, whether that means getting people already in the community to work at their highest potential or attracting talent from outside of the area...
Five Wisconsin non-profits aiming to improve help small businesses grow are getting grants from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. WEDC entrepreneurship director Ed Javier says the 170-thousand dollars in grants doesn’t sound like a lot, but it’s being targeted to places where it can do the most good...
Missy Hughes of Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation On The Labor Shortage & The 5 Things We Must Do To Attract & Retain Great TalentFeb 27 2022
The pandemic has allowed people to reevaluate what they want from work. This Great Reevaluation has led to the Great Resignation which has left the U.S. with a great big labor shortage and a supply chain crisis. What can we do to reverse this trend? What can be done to...