Thanks to the Great Resignation, caused in part by the pandemic, many employers are facing a talent shortage, with a new survey from the Fund for our Economic Future finding that four of five companies surveyed in Northeast Ohio say they have been increasing pay, trying to solve that problem, with some adding benefits like more flexibility, and training reimbursement.

To start today’s “Sound of Ideas,” we’ll talk about a new initiative that helps connect students to these unfilled jobs, while also hoping to solve the region’s talent gap.

Listen to the episode here.