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Workforce Information and Research Links

Business, economic development, and job seekers can access statistics and information here that can help make better decisions!

Businesses need to know
  • Do I need to raise the pay to attract better qualified workers?
  • Should I open or expand my business in an area?
  • Why is it so hard to find good employees?
  • What are our area's latest labor force and unemployment statistics?

Job Seekers need to know
  • Which jobs are in demand and what do they pay?
  • Why is it so hard to find a job?
  • Do I need to update my skills to get a new job in my field?

Local Demographics and Statistics
We have compiled local information so you can find what you need quickly.

Internet Sites
Link you to such a variety and quantity of information you may forget what you started to look for! There is national, state, and local data available within a few clicks!

Survey Results
Indicate the results of a 2007 employer survey conducted in the 12 county area to determine employer training needs and workforce issues.

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If you need special information or presentation of the data, contact business services at the workforce centers or contact the Business Services Manager at 936-639-8898.