Workforce and economic development professionals must be able to anticipate changes in hiring and employment patterns in order to make strategic decisions for their communities. That's why it’s
Early adopters of new ideas are often seen as risk takers, and not always rewarded for their belief in the potential of something new. In the realm of economic and workforce development, where the
Tourism is one of the most important economic drivers in our country -- and highly impacted sectors due to pandemic travel restrictions, labour shortages, and other challenges. Tourism supports our
Several communities in New York State along the old Erie Canal system have been working on community revitalization along the more than 350 miles of the former industrial shipping channel.
Strategic planning for economic development is not a new thing. But for many smaller communities it hasn’t been a huge priority until recent years. So where do you start with creating a strategic
As with many places in the world, tourism is a critical part of Alaska’s economy. The state is a popular tourist destination, and up to one third of visitors to the state are returning visitors who
Sustainable energy is a hot topic; it's also an industry quickly creating a wide range of jobs that could come to your community. Besides the obvious things that companies invest in, like research