Delaware is small, but diverse. As you travel around our three counties, you discover there is a lot to be learned from the success of our neighbors. We all benefit in the end if we engage in conversation and collaboration to generate job creation. The innovations created from these partnerships will help businesses thrive in Delaware. Join the dynamic discussion at Developing Delaware, an event to inspire the future of economic development statewide.
For more information, please contact Kerri Welcher.
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WORLD-CLASS RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING
Named the nation’s “best state workforce training program,” LED FastStart® was designed to do just that in the state of Louisiana. FastStart provides customized employee recruitment, screening, training development and training delivery for eligible, new or expanding companies—all at no cost.
Jeff Lynn, the creator of LED FastStart® and the current President of Central Alabama Community College, discussed what it takes to build a successful workforce development program.
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UNIVERSAL BROADBAND: CONQUERING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE
Broadband is critical to building our innovation economy, supporting education, and enhancing citizen safety. While Delaware is recognized nationally for some of the fastest broadband speeds, access and affordability are still challenges experienced by many. This panel featured:
- Moderator, Héc Maldonado-Reis, Tech Impact's Data Innovation Lab
- Kevin Broadhurst, Comcast
- Jason Clarke, Chief Information Officer, State of Delaware
- Robert McGuckin, Verizon Delaware
ZOGBY ANALYTICS STUDY RESULTS - By the Delaware Workforce Development Board
On behalf of the Delaware Workforce Development Board (DWDB), this document contains:
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RISE UP: BUILDING LIFE-CHANGING CAREERS - By the National Retail Federation Foundation
PRIVATE SECTOR-LED FINANCE INNOVATIONS TO BETTER INVEST IN PEOPLE - By the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) is engaging employers and their partners across the country in developing a new demand-driven approach—talent pipeline management—to close the skills gap. Learn more >
The T3 Innovation Network’s mission is to enable the digital transformation of the talent marketplace by promoting data interoperability and harmonization across diverse stakeholders, including: employers; education, training, and credentialing providers; government agencies; and technology partners. Learn more >