Economic Development

Workforce Development

Issue Brief

Workforce development represents a portfolio of job preparation and training services and labor market intelligence that together ensures that workers have the right skills and qualifications necessary to meet the talent needs of employers when and where they are needed most. Workers are able to attain a sustainable income to support themselves and their families and participate fully in the community, and businesses have the capacity to succeed in today’s highly competitive and global marketplace. Through effective workforce development, the community and economy prosper.


  • Publication date: March 2019
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