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.
Now in its fourth edition, this year’s Talent Attraction Scorecard revealed positive trends in small communities out West, rural Southern counties, and the Sunbelt. In a recent webinar we dove into these findings and others, discussed helpful strategies to tackle this work, and guiding principles to always fall back on. If you missed the webinar, you can watch it here!
A shift is occurring in where people are choosing to live. Communities across the country are seeing it in different forms, and anecdotally we know it’s happening. Emsi’s new Migration report puts easy to use migration data in the hands of users — and puts data behind the anecdotes.
Talent attraction is only one component of a workforce development strategy, but it’s a timely one. And whether developing a talent attraction campaign or creating an entirely new workforce development plan, there are principles that can help guide your community. Now in its fourth year, our Talent Attraction Scorecard includes a look at the principles that cut across all phases of the talent development life cycle.
In communities big or small, urban or rural, talent is on the move. Learn more about which communities are winning the talent attraction competition, and why, in the fourth annual Talent Attraction Scorecard. Included in the report are strategies and best practices for your community in all phases of workforce development.
Your city and every other community in America are in an all-out arms race to develop, attract, and keep talent. Emsi has spent the last two years mapping local labor markets by skill cluster to help communities more effectively build and market their regional talent ecosystem and partner with higher education to upskill and train workers. Regional skill clusters are becoming a powerful way for regions to better match their talent to companies. Learn how skills are changing the way you define your region and talent strengths.