For 2013, economic development is talent development.
is the message that came from both local and state officials at the
Economic Development Alliance of St. Clair County’s semi-annual luncheon
“We really have to get a handle on the skill levels of our ,”
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.