Occidental College is both expanding and focusing their recruitment efforts through a data-driven approach that identifies regions with ideal growth trends and demographic makeup.
Under the direction of Dr. Meyer, Chancellor, Michigan’s Oakland Community College (OCC) has created and tested a method to measure and meet needs in their community. Using this method—outlined in a recently published article in the Community College Journal of Research and Practice—OCC has a reliable framework and formula for program planning decisions.
In greater Minneapolis-St. Paul, as in so many regions, companies’ site selection decisions often hinge on access to available talent. But as the Twin Cities region flourishes and its labor market tightens, skilled workers become harder to find. This is a key reason why GREATER MSP, the region’s economic development organization, has made workforce and economic research the foundation for its business attraction and retention strategies.