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  • Low Unemployment Rate Means Fewer Workers for Companies

    This article was originally published on clevelandbanner.com.“Most of the places you would want to locate a plant anywhere in the county are facing the same type of situation we are. It’s kind of a perfect storm.” — Gary FarlowThere was a time when people could not find jobs.Now, there are not enough people to fill the available positions.That is where the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce’s new initiative comes into play.That was the subject presented to the Ro...  Read More...

  • ‘Your Skills. Your Future’ Drive Shared with Kiwanis

    This article was originally published on clevelandbanner.com.Having launched its “Your Skills. Your Future.” initiative in January, the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce continued to spread the word by visiting the Cleveland Kiwanis Club on Thursday.Chamber Director of Workforce Development Sherry Crye and Director of Existing Industry Programs Lisa Pickel were on hand to share more information about “Your Skills. Your Future.”According to Crye, the local education facilities have been makin...  Read More...

  • Bradley County Launches Workforce Campaign

    This article was originally published on timesfreepress.com.Facing a tightening labor market coupled with rapid job growth, Bradley County on Friday kicked off a new effort to help meet what officials call "critical" workforce needs.Dubbed "Your Skills. Your Future," the three-year campaign centers on a new website where students, parents, educators and others can learn more about resources for jobs, post-secondary education, financial aid, certifications and training."It's focused on Bradl...  Read More...

  • EDC Plans Career Path Education Initiative

    This article was originally published on clevelandbanner.com. The Economic Development Council will begin an initiative early next year to educated students on available career path alternatives.It could also help to replenish a local workforce which is being quickly depleted as new industry continues to move into the area.The EDC chose the Waterhouse Public Relations firm to create the campaign, which is planned for a January kickoff.“For a couple of years, we have been working on how to g...  Read More...

  • AEGIS Law Enforcement Foundation Hosts 6th Annual Luncheon

    This article was originally published on chattanoogan.com.The AEGIS Law Enforcement Foundation of Greater Chattanooga will be hosting its sixth annual luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center.   Read More...