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In Ohio, a New Tool Maps the Equity and Sustainability of Potential Business Locations

When companies evaluate potential locations for starting or expanding their operations, they typically consider factors including the costs to build or relocate in the area; risks
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Will people rejoin the workforce? How many workers will quit this year? Survey of 5,000 Northeast Ohioans offers clues

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Despite the all the turnover during the “Great Resignation,” 1-in-5 workers in the Northeast Ohio are still thinking of quitting in the next year.
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Northeast Ohio nonprofits create new online tool providing racial equity scores for regional job sites

Advocates likened the tool to the popular Walk Score and Bike Score websites, which provide comparative measurements of bike- and pedestrian-friendliness on an address-by-address basis across the U.S.
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State of Our Workforce: March 2022

This month, National Fund President and CEO Amanda Cage is joined by Bishara Addison, director of job placement at the Fund for Our Economic Future, for a conversation on women in the workforce.
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Courting Talent: Empathy as a Competitive Advantage

The data emerging from this survey offer an unprecedented look into the hearts and minds of Northeast Ohio’s workforce, with statistically significant insights into residents of 11 counties that we can examine through nearly endless permutations of demographics, geography and industry.
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Getting from Here to There

In today’s tight labor market, your next best welder, computer programmer or nurse aid may not have a vehicle to get to you.
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Data and research drive Where are the Workers, efforts to create an equitable economy

By Jacob Duritsky, Vice President, Strategy and Research – TeamNEO Talent is critical to the success of any region, and in this post-pandemic economy, this has
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Work Culture Clash

...in the employer roundtables happening around the region as part of our analysis, much of what we’re hearing from participating employers is focused on figuring out what’s wrong with today’s workers—and not so much about what might be wrong with today’s work.
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Transportation and the Quest for Talent

Putting lessons of the Paradox Prize to work

June 16
4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

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