Saturday, March 02, 2013

Talent tops 2013 economic development agenda

For 2013, economic development is talent development.

That is the message that came from both local and state officials at the Economic Development Alliance of St. Clair County’s semi-annual luncheon Tuesday.

“We really have to get a handle on the skill levels of our workforce,” said Dan Casey, chief executive officer of the EDA. “I know some of you in this room are working on this problem, and you have some solutions, and I want to thank you for your efforts. But we’re not there yet. There is a huge skills gap out there and it is getting worse.” More here.

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