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Bayou Business Download: A Troubling Labor Force Gap

9/27/22
In this episode we’re talking about the labor market. Why are there many more available jobs than it seems workers to fill them and what does this mean for our economy in the short and long term. We'…
Economy

Bayou Business Download: Houston Creating Jobs at Record Rate in '22

7/28/22
In this episode of Bayou Business Download, we talk about Houston's record job creation in the first half of 2022, which sectors are gaining and which are losing, as well as what resiliency Houston…
Economic Development

Talent Developers Have New Pipeline to Employers

7/25/22
Talent developers across greater Houston have a new tool to help them directly connect clients without bachelor’s degrees to employers specifically seeking to hire them. The tool, Stellarworx, is a…
Economic Development

Partnership, United Way Build Coaching Community 

7/12/22
United Way of Greater Houston and the Partnership’s UpSkill Houston initiative have convened the first cohort of career coaches from across the region to provide professional training to strengthen…
Education

Higher Education Commissioner: Urgent Action Needed to Address Texas Skills Needs

6/14/22
The shift toward an innovation-based, technology-enabled economy has rapidly changed the skills and credentials needed by Texans in the workforce. Many individuals have struggled to keep pace. A new…
Economic Development

Employers Tap First-Gen Students as 'Rising Stars' Through University of St. Thomas Internship Program

6/13/22
In his scrubs, sneakers and surgical mask, Peter Nguyen looks a lot like other staff of the Houston Methodist Research Institute for Technology, Innovation & Education (MITIE℠), in the Texas…