Addressing the Skills Gap Starts in Your Own Office

A survey from the Chronicle of Higher Education shows that government and nonprofit employers have a more-difficult time with recent-graduate hires. Most of the issues cited involve “soft skills.” Of the 700 employers in the survey who offered feedback on specific troubles they experienced with recent grads, most mentioned communication and critical thinking. Specifically, the […]

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C2ER, Harvard present cluster mapping training

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Sarah Jane Maxted from the U.S. Cluster Mapping Project discusses an upcoming training class, Cluster Mapping for Economic Development.

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Ellen Harpel on Evaluating Incentives Programs

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Economic development organizations across the country use a wealth of incentives to attract businesses and encourage investment.

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Drew Conrad discusses business attraction, supply chain analysis

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Drew Conrad, CEcD, discussed business development activities resulting from supply chain analysis in northern Iowa, as part of C2ER’s Certified Community Researcher webinar series.

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