Issue 7.07
February 12, 2021
The Skills Mismatch
The CNBC headline of Long-Term Unemployment is Close to a Great Recession Record was enough for me to “hit the link” and read the story. This is very scary stuff, friends. There are millions of jobs available in the country right now. However, there is a serious mismatch between the skills unemployed persons have and the skills needed by employers to fill job vacancies. Read more >
Chamber Priorities to Help People
and the Economy Recovery
The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce respectfully offered a number of policies to the 151st General Assembly that, if enacted, would assist the business community in rebounding from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, while at the same time help Delaware workers find new opportunities.

  • Tax credit for Rapid Workforce Training and Redeployment Initiative hires
  • Engage in creating process related efficiencies in oversight agencies
  • Focus on child care


The Joint Military Affairs Committee (JMAC) of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and New Castle County Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the Delaware Warrior Friendly Business Award are the Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce and Bank of America. This honor recognizes businesses’ efforts to support service members, veterans, and their family members through workplace initiatives. Read more >
Under 50 Employees

“All six staff members employed by the MACC over the years have had a military affiliation of some kind, although we just realized that fact last year in preparing for our milestone 50th anniversary.” - Roxane Ferguson, Executive Director
Over 50 Employees

“We remain committed to continuing to attract, develop, and retain military talent. There are thousands of veterans who we now have the privilege to call teammates, and each one of them brings unique skills and experiences from their service to our country.” - Chip Rossi, Delaware Market President
The honorees will be recognized at the JMAC’s virtual State of the Guard Address on Friday, February 19, which includes the annual State of the Guard briefing to the community on current missions, operations, and people of the Delaware National Guard. Register >
CSC Expands Engagement Through Diversity and Belonging
CSC’s purpose is to create an environment in which its people, partners, customers, and communities will be better off tomorrow than they are today....“We spoke to our employees, listened to their concerns, heard where we are doing well, and are taking action,” said CSC CEO Rod Ward. “We’re increasing our sources for diversified talent to include historically black colleges and universities, women in leadership and technology job posting sites, and our local community connections.” Read more >

Morris James LLP believes that promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is critical to the quest for excellence and their ability to understand and meet clients’ expectations. Their culture fosters an open and welcoming environment that not only encourages, but also expects, contributions from people with diverse views, experiences, and backgrounds. Read more >
Goldey-Beacom College Finds its Place in the DEI Conversation
Many people will agree that it takes a few uncomfortable
conversations to open a dialogue about diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) as well as centuries-long injustices suffered because of race, gender, sexual orientation and much more. However, this is exactly what civil rights leader and former U.S. House of Representative member John Lewis meant when he referred to “getting into good trouble.” Read more >
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