Archives for June, 2022

Replay: Webinar on Working-Age Adult Survey Data

On June 8, we hosted a public webinar showcasing the latest insights from our working-age adult survey and sharing what’s next for this work. Watch the replay and access slides from the presentation here.


Survey reveals reasons behind labor shortage in Portage area

…workers want employers to include salary information in their job listings, freelance and contract work is a growing part of the job landscape, that COVID-19 has had a big impact on people looking for work, there are mixed feelings about vaccine mandates in the workplace, and workers have a high interest in job training and education. 


A new face of growth in Northeast Ohio and Akron

Northeast Ohio also has worked diligently to create a more integrated conceptualization of economic development and has gradually expanded the tool chest through organizations such as chambers of commerce and entities including the Fund for our Economic Future


The Changing Reality of Human Resource Management

Fund President Bethia Burke moderated a panel of human resources leaders who discussed the role’s evolution in the wake of recent workforce changes.


Fund seeks quotes for data dashboards for Where Are the Workers

The Fund for Our Economic Future invites data visualization and design firms or
consultants to submit a quote for a user-friendly, interactive dashboard by June 20, 2022.

Fund for our Economic Future