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Workforce Development

Community Based Organizations: Where Talent and Opportunity Meet

According to the new WorkingNation American Workers Survey, 56 percent of workers said they didn’t know whether there were local training programs nearby that could help them get the skills they need…
Health Care

Report: Health Care to be Major Driver of Houston Economy in Years Ahead

Over the next 16 years, about 1 in 4 of all new jobs added in the Houston region will be in the health care sector, but not properly preparing the workforce pipeline for those positions could cost…
Economic Development

Bayou Business Download: Houston's Cost of Living

In this episode of Bayou Business Download we look at the cost of living in Houston and how that compares with living costs in the 20 other largest U.S. metros. Hint: Houston is very competitive.  We…

Small Biz Insider: Construction Firm CEO Says Talent Key to 1080% Growth Over 3 Years

A Houston-based commercial general contractor has just recently received some national recognition.  Garrison Construction Group was named on the Inc. 500 list. That's the top 500 companies from the…

Re-Imagining Education and Career-Connected Learning — How Junior Achievement is Driving Opportunity for All

Career exploration and the skills to succeed have become a part of K-12 education across Texas over the last several years, but a new educational model within Houston Independent School District’s…

Economic Update: The Keys to Recovery

A new surge of COVID-19 cases threatens to slow the economic recovery nationwide and here in Houston. But recent indicators show increased consumer and business confidence nearly eight months into…
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