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What Does the Word Manufacturing Mean to Houston?

For generations, the word manufacturing was synonymous with places. In Detroit, it meant automobiles; in Ohio and Pennsylvania it meant steel. More recently, in the Silicon Valley and the Research…

How Accenture Expands Houston Opportunities with Apprenticeships

When the global professional services company Accenture wanted to expand and equip its workforce to meet future needs and tap into new talent sources, it turned to a well-known model for developing…

Bayou Business Download: How Many Jobs Will Houston Create in 2022?

In this episode of Bayou Business Download, we look at what 2022 has in store for the Houston region with Partnership Senior Vice President of Research Patrick Jankowski.  Key topics include:  The…
Economic Development

Report: Texas Among States Leading on Talent Attraction and Retention

A new survey suggests Texas is one of several states leading the nation in talent attraction and retention strategy.  Respondents to a survey from the Site Selectors Guild, an association of leading…

Bayou Business Download: A Look Ahead at the Houston Economy in 2022

In this episode we’re starting to look ahead to 2022 and what the new year might hold for Houston.  As our Senior Economist Patrick Jankowski prepares his annual employment forecast, we discuss what…
Digital Technology

Digital Skills: Creating Pathways to Opportunity

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a fundamental shift already underway toward digitalization of workplaces and workflows across the regional and global economy. The rate at which employers have…