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Best Practices For Growing Your Workforce

Monday, February 14, 2022

As businesses throughout the country struggle to fill job vacancies, EDCs are stepping up to the plate. EDCs are working with community partners to develop innovative programs, connect talent with employers who are hiring, upskill the local workforce, and grow a pipeline of next-generation workers. Here are some of the best practices Golden Shovel is seeing throughout the country. Bonus Content: DOWNLOAD THE UNDERSTANDING CURRENT WORKFORCE SHORTAGES WHITEPAPER HERE.

BEST PRACTICES FOR INCREASING WORKFORCE PARTICIPATION

ATTRACT WORKERS WHO ARE COMMUTING OUT
An initiative developed by the GREATER SPRINGFIELD PARTNERSHIP (GSP), CLARK COUNTY JOBS is inviting residents to reconsider Clark County as a destination for growing their careers. The county has a history of workers living there but leaving to work in nearby Dayton or Columbus, Ohio. As the GSP has attracted major investment to the community, it’s become necessary to redirect residents' attention back to their own community for finding a job. Through storytelling, videos, and featuring local companies they are creating awareness of local opportunities. 

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