You can’t know where you’re going if you don’t know where you are now. The first step is determining the baseline of where your economy is now, and how you iwll track its progress going forward. Economic dashboards, impact analysis, pulse surverys- these are tools to help your community stay ahead of the curve.
Talent retention, development and recruitment is now equal in weight to business development for most communities. We can help your community determine what talent segments you will focus on and what programs you will use for retaining, retraining and recruiting talent.
Ultimately it comes down to having a plan. Ady Advantage can help educate your stakeholders and elected officials on the principles of economic development. We can evaluate your community, identify key issues, and develop an immediate-term plan of action. Finally, we can lead your community through the process of developing a full ED strategic Plan.
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A familiar, but often forgotten or misunderstood term is on the minds and tongues of many economic developers in the wake of the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act (aka, the “Son of CARES” Act) and the next round of major COVID-related stimulus soon to be...
Underpinning many of the assumptions we use every day in our work as economic developers is foundational work from government agencies such as the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Among their standard reports is one that forecasts employment projections looking out...
In recent years, access to talent eclipsed all other site location drivers to become the single most important factor. As a result, the world of economic development is changing. Economic developers can no longer attract a company and expect talent to organically...
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