The Going PRO Talent Fund, the same training dollars that upskilled 590 employees and provided training to 340 new hires through 174 awarded trainings in 2019, is not included in the State’s 2020 budget.Read More
Building the workforce of tomorrow today
Our Board is a business-led policy and oversight organization responsible for creating a comprehensive, community-wide response to the challenges of building a highly skilled workforce and a competitive regional economy. As a convener of community leaders and stakeholders, our board engages in an ongoing strategic planning process to identify strategies, actions and measurements that will create and maintain a healthy and growing economy, equipped with a local workforce that has the knowledge and skills needed by business in a technological and competitive marketplace. The result will be to draw from a vibrant pool of skilled workers enabling business and industry to thrive year-round. In turn, this business vitality creates the potential for higher paying jobs; thus improving the overall regional economy.
UPward Talent Council promotes and addresses the needs of businesses for current and future work-ready talent, in support of a strong and resilient economy.
UPward Talent Council envisions a healthy, resilient and globally competitive regional economy, with a workforce that has the knowledge and skills to strengthen and support business success.