Fergus Falls isn’t a dying town by any means. But what does it need to truly thrive? We looked at data on quality of life, industry, workforce, and education to find the answer.
Economic developers are tasked with telling their community’s story because they know it better than anyone. They could decide to market a niche industry cluster, a concentration of a specific type of talent, a creative coworking space, an effective partnership with workforce or education providers, or dozens of other unique assets. Read about our six tips for effective data story telling.
As a workforce development professional, understanding in-demand occupations in your region is of paramount importance for how you train jobseekers. Luckily, Emsi has built an occupation report that helps workforce development boards pull in-demand occupations with flexibility, ease, and understanding.
The Emsi consulting team combined data analysis and on-the-ground observation to develop a strategy for economic growth in Richmond, Texas. They found opportunities to invest in infrastructure, tailor recruitment to specific industries, and highlight Richmond’s quality of life advantages.
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.
Workforce development is a dynamic, complex process that takes constant fine-tuning. In this blog you will have access to a full webinar recording and can review a 6-phase talent pipeline to attract, develop, and retain skilled workers in your region.