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NEWS: STORIES WE ARE FOLLOWING
WEBINAR: 2021 ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Patrick Harker, president & chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia provided a regional economic outlook with a focus on Delaware’s economy. Harker also discussed issues like affordable, quality child care, retaining talent, and transferrable skills training — all are key to a functioning and prosperous economy.
Read President Harker's prepared remarks >
View the Occupational Mobility Explorer >
Explore the Delaware Childcare Map >
Guide to Apprenticeships >
REBUILDING DELAWARE'S WORKFORCE THROUGH RAPID TRAINING: THE PLACE WHERE JOBSEEKERS FIND TRAINING TO ENHANCE OR GAIN SKILLS; AND EMPLOYERS CONNECT WITH A QUALIFIED WORKFORCE
Forward Delaware provides training opportunities to Delawareans to become more employable in the following industries: Healthcare, Construction & Trades, Hospitality & Food Service, Logistics & Transportation, Computers & IT. It also provides employers with a newly trained workforce available for hire in targeted industries.
CREATE CONSUMER CONFIDENCE:
More than 700 Delaware businesses, including more than 100 restaurants/bars and 100 retail stores, already participate in the COVID-19 Customer Protection Standards.
Complete a fast and simple checklist and email it to email@example.com. The Customer Protection Standards sticker will be mailed to your business to affix to the front door. Your business will also be listed on a map and online directory of participating businesses found at delbiz.com/protect.
BUY LOCAL OR BYE LOCAL: SUPPORT THE PLACES YOU LOVE TODAY
Monthly Labor Review - January 2021
YOUR CHAMBER @ WORK
From the President
OCCUPATIONAL MOBILITY EXPLORER: BUILD YOUR PATH. COMPARE SKILLS. VIEW TOP TRANSITIONS.
In Exploring a Skills-Based Approach to Occupational Mobility, researchers from the Philadelphia and Cleveland Feds analyze the skills that employers request in the 33 largest metro areas and look for opportunities for workers to transfer their skills from one occupation to a similar — but higher-paying — occupation in the same labor market. This application is designed to make the findings interactive and wholly accessible to those interested in economic mobility.
To successfully build the workforce of the future, we must constantly innovate and invest in the economy's most important resource — human capital.
The new economy competes on talent, yet the the current approach to financing talent development was built for a different era and economy. In this dynamic economy, jobs — and the skills required to fill those jobs — are constantly evolving. We need an approach that can evolve with the economy, and the changing needs of employers. This groundbreaking new initiative, Talent Finance, explores private sector-led solutions and innovations in finance to better invest in people. Read more >
EXPECT DELAYS. PLAN AHEAD.
Rehabilitation of I-95 from I-495 to North of the Brandywine River Bridge
delaware business magazine
Delaware One Stop:
Registration & licensing portal for businesses operating in Delaware