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The Higher ED Blog: What’s new in economic development research (fall 2017 edition)

The Higher ED Blog publishes a quarterly economic development research roundup that shares new research practitioners might find useful. The series draws from Economic Development Quarterly, Regional Studies, the Journal More...

The Higher ED Blog: Tough Talk from an Industry Veteran on Talent Attraction and Retention

Is it possible not to notice that thousands or tens of thousands of people have moved to your region? Apparently so. Over my 22 years More...

Generation Z – What to expect

By 2020, people born after 1995 will account for one-third of the United States population. Many of these people are preparing to enter the workforce. They are More...

Why are apprenticeships so important?

Why are apprenticeships becoming such a beneficial option for employers, students, and the economy? There are a few reasons. Due to a shortage of workers in trades, More...

The Secret to Combating Youth Unemployment

Youth unemployment has been a long-time concern for various countries, Canada included. According to Trading Economics, Canadian youth unemployment has never exceeded 20.7%, but once More...

The Higher ED Blog: Best of 2016

If your Facebook feed is anything like mine, you’ll have the feeling that 2016 was a bad year. John Oliver, host of HBO’s Last Week More...

Palm Beach County Establishes First-Ever Partnership Between Business and K-20 Educators

West Palm Beach, October 21 – In an unprecedented partnership between industry and education, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County created the Academic More...

Best jobs in Canada for 2016

Canadian Business recently released the best jobs in Canada for 2016. Read the full story

Working in 2020

What will your job look like in the future? Markedly different, according to the World Economy Forum’s recent report, ‘The Future of Jobs and Skills,’ More...

Site Selectors Enthusiastic About Palm Beach County

A panel of four site selectors gave a positive endorsement of Palm Beach County as a place to do business during the Business Development Board’s More...

BDB Announces CEL Aerospace has Opened an Office in Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, and Jupiter, Florida. – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce that CEL Aerospace has opened More...

Richard Florida’s Creative Class: Why creativity is the new economy and what it means for YOUR community

Richard Florida’s idea of the “creative class” as the foundation for the “new economy” represents his raison d’être for the next economic age of development. More...