By Chris Engle, Principle, Avalanche Consulting
This article, published in
Expansion Solutions Magazine
last month, discusses the realities and response to the labor environment seen across the U.S. today. Companies can sharpen their toolkit in evaluating labor markets and finding a current and future workforce. Educators can better understand the needs of companies, particularly in hard-to-fill positions requiring technical or specialized skills. Economic and workforce developers can deploy new attention to the development of talent from within their communities in addition to attracting workers. Collectively, we can all learn how a high-performing economy must be continually supplied with a labor force that is dynamic, responsive, and innovative despite the challenges brought on by technology, demographic change, and uncertainty.
Read the full article here
which includes specific tactics and data on which communities are succeeding in growing a young, IT-savvy workforce.