Enhancing Workforce Skills that Match Local Industry Needs: County-Based Approaches for Improving Employment Outcomes for Local Residents
County leaders are partnering with post-secondary education institutions, local businesses and workforce development boards to identify and develop programming designed to maximize the skillsets needed for local industry jobs. They are using innovative approaches that support both human capital and major industry needs. Local leaders can partner with major corporations and small businesses to expand employment opportunities for residents and support a growing local economy. Learn what your county can do to expand career pathways and strengthen the local economy.
NACo will soon release a Counties Supporting Post-secondary Education Systems and Workforce Opportunities report. The report will be posted on NACo’s website here.