Anne Arundel County had a problem, but it was also a great opportunity. Low unemployment meant businesses had open positions they couldn’t fill. Their ALICE population had the skills and work ethic to fill those positions. Data helped identify the barriers that were in the way.
With Emsi’s Job Posting Analytics, you can understand the skills, job titles, and education level that employers are asking for in your community. This insight can provide you with valuable information on what businesses need today, and how you can help them. Watch this quick video to see how you can leverage real-time data in your community.
From its State of the Sector reports to the creation of an employer-driven education program called GNOu, Greater New Orleans, Inc. is a model for how economic development organizations can develop and market their workforce.
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