Issue 6.09
February 28, 2020
Message from the President
"The value of U.S. oil exports has increased just under 20,000% over the last 15 years, by far the fastest-growing major U.S. export or import in that time period."  I read that late last week in a  Forbes piece   and was completely surprised. The story points to two major events that spurred this growth - hydraulic fracturing and the relaxation of federal oil export policies during the Obama Administration.  Read more
Easterseals = A lifetime of services
Students at John M. Clayton Elementary school have come to expect Alex Layton’s smiling face when they visit their school library. After all, Alex has been their library assistant for nine years. Twenty-eight-year-old Alex landed his dream job shortly after graduation thanks to Easterseals Supported Employment program. Read more
Calling all Small Businesses!
Take this short survey

The  Delaware Division of Small Business  and the  Delaware Small Business Development Center   are giving small businesses a voice to share their needs, successes, challenges, and expectations on a wide variety of topics. The info gathered will help improve resources for companies in the state and provide valuable insight for government and business leaders alike.

Everyone who completes the survey will be able to enter to win one of 20 gift cards of $25 for dining, shopping or entertainment at any of two dozen Delaware small businesses.

The survey will be open through 11:59 PM on March 5, 2020. All responses are anonymous. Contest entry contact information will not be linked to survey responses.
Preparing the future of the workforce
As Businesses Automate, Goodwill® Seeks to Provide Workers With In Demand Skills 

As the need for skilled-workers continues to grow, Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County (Goodwill) seeks to train and upskill workers to meet business demand. In line with our existing digital skills training program, Goodwill has identified Robotic Process Automation as a unique training opportunity in the First State. Read more
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