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Workforce 2014
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Low Costs + Skilled Workforce = A Perfect Fit

Minah Hall, Managing Director, True Partners Consulting LLC (Workforce 2014)
The site selection process has always been a complex balancing act of finding the “perfect” combination between the ideal physical location and the most qualified and available workforce, with the cost of doing business in each location tempering the two considerations. More
Skilled Labor / STEM >>

Zero-Sum Labor - The C-Suite's Next Wicked Problem

Mark Lautman, Lautman Economic Architecture LLC (Workforce 2014)
The impending chronic shortage of qualified workers is causing employers to rethink their business models, locations, and role in their host communities. More
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Editor’s Note: Building a Skilled Workforce for the 21st Century

Geraldine Gambale, Editor, Area Development Magazine (Workforce 2014)
Government, business, and academic leaders are attempting to build a workforce for 21st century careers that require STEM talent and specialized skills. More
Skilled Labor / STEM >>

Cultivate STEM Talent to Grow Your Bottom Line

Elizabeth Narehood, Managing Director, Future Focus Foundation , Virginia's Region 2000 Business and Economic Development Alliance (Workforce 2014)
Industrial, educational, and government leaders are joining forces to build the robust STEM talent pipeline necessary for U.S. companies to compete in the global economy. More
Skilled Labor / STEM >>

Closing the Gap Between Manufacturing Employers’ Needs and Workers’ Skills

Dave Claborn , Director of Development and Community Relations, Ohio State University, Marion (Workforce 2014)
A resurgent manufacturing sector, and shifting workplace technology, has government, business, and academic leaders combining to build a modernized system of work and learning capable of equipping the workforce for 21st century careers. More
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Breadth. Depth. Success. South Carolina is ready.

Area Development Online Research Desk (Workforce 2014)
readySC always finds itself ahead of the pack when it comes to cutting-edge technologies in recruiting and training. More
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Educators, Employers Cultivating Skilled Workforce

Area Development Online Research Desk (Workforce 2014)
Labor consistently ranks as the #1 consideration of expanding or relocating companies. More
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Find Your Workforce Advantage in Mississippi

Area Development Online Research Desk (Workforce 2014)
Mississippi is a prime location choice for a growing list of global companies. More
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Louisiana crafts faster, smarter workforce solutions.

Area Development Online Research Desk (Workforce 2014)
Six years ago, Louisiana set about building a better economy through a more competitive business climate. More
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Georgia Quick Start Promotes Business Success

Area Development Online Research Desk (Workforce 2014)
For the fourth year in a row, leading site location consultants have chosen Georgia as the No. 1 state for workforce development programs. More
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Erie Economic Development Council

Area Development Online Research Desk (Workforce 2014)
The greatest resource in Erie, Colorado, is our people, with nearly 53 percent of adults holding a bachelor’s degree or higher, well above the state and national levels. More
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Alabama Robotics Technology Park Ahead of the Curve

Area Development Online Research Desk (Workforce 2014)
The AIDT Alabama Robotics Technology Park (RTP) in North Alabama is one of the most innovative training centers in the country. More