High-wage jobs with long-term career trajectories, most offering a full range of employee benefits like essential health, vision and dental, retirement contributions and more are going unfilled because of the mismatch between low skilled, underemployed, or currently unemployed people in our state and the jobs employers are dying to fill....The volatile and challenging economic conditions employers find themselves in says very loudly, the future is now, and it will be owned by the States that rebuild their workforce quickly. Read more >
Join a State Chamber Committee
Advocating for Delaware’s business community – YOU! To the State Chamber this is more than just a phrase. It’s our mission. But in order to be successful in that mission we need to hear from you. Every member large or small has a voice, and our voice is stronger together. Our committees are your opportunity to be heard, learn about policies and issues that affect you, play an active role in shaping legislation, and to connect with other industry leaders. Read more >
WIRING RURAL KENT WITH HIGH-SPEED BROADBAND
In the last two years, the Kent Economic Partnership (KEP) has helped facilitate some big wins for Kent County; particularly in attracting new manufacturing to the area....Attracting businesses creates an economic ripple effect in our communities by offering more opportunity to residents. We are proud to have been involved in these projects that will bring hundreds of high-quality jobs with them. However, during our analysis of the county’s greatest needs, we keep coming back to a significant lapse in infrastructure: rural broadband connectivity. Read more >
JOBS FOR DELAWARE GRADUATES
Jobs for Delaware Graduates (JDG) has been providing a hand up to students since 1979. The organization began as a pilot program under
Governor Pete du Pont to prepare at-risk high school students for transition from school to work. Its model was developed to support students who were struggling academically with the education, skills, and resources that would help them become more successful. Read more >
Create Consumer Confidence
More than 700 Delaware businesses, including more than 100 restaurants/bars and 100 retail stores, already participate in the COVID-19 Customer Protection Standards.
Complete a fast and simple checklist and email it to email@example.com. The Customer Protection Standards sticker will be mailed to your business to affix to the front door. Your business will also be listed on a map and online directory of participating businesses found at delbiz.com/protect.
After mass closures and too little support,...
Driving to work before dawn last winter, Valerie Norris heard an NPR report about a terrible disease spreading in China - a pandemic, people were starting to call it. It sounded sad but very far from Rocky River, Ohio, where she'd led the...