With 160 new full-time jobs and a 1.2 million-square-foot distribution center, Goodyear Tire & Rubber will soon be one of Forney’s top employers. Learn how Forney used Emsi data to seal the deal with Goodyear.
When it comes to talent, everyone is pulling from the same pool and competition is increasing. In the third annual Talent Attraction Scorecard, we explore how well small and large counties are attracting and developing skilled workers. Explore which communities are leading the pack, how your county stacks up, and review strategies to develop your own talent attraction plans.
The Gilbert Office of Economic Development has a one-person research shop, just like it has a one-person business attraction team and a one-person marketing team. This means the Phoenix-area EDO doesn’t have time or resources to waste
South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance (SCTWA) served as part of the team that recruited Gruppo Concorde (an Italian tile manufacturer) to Mount Pleasant, Tennessee—resulting in $80 million in capital investment and adding 180 jobs to the rural region. The ability to demonstrate workforce and demographics information, using EMSI data, was key to this process.
This article revisits our 2008 case study about Newton, Iowa, which lost its largest employer that year. Now, spirits are up, and Jasper County (where Newton is located) has surpassed 2008 job counts and is driving unemployment into the ground.
It’s both exciting and encouraging to watch someone (or something) rise out of a slump and come back stronger. And there’s no better example than you’ll find in Detroit, Michigan: the nation’s underdog upstart.