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Birmingham Business Journal: From the Publisher: Why we’re focusing on workforce

Workforce development is both the biggest challenge and the biggest opportunity facing Birmingham today. It’s a problem that has caused companies to delay expansions and turn down work. It’s an opportunity for Birmingham to be a capstone community for economic inclusion. Birmingham is the second metro – after Pittsburgh – to get an in-depth assessment about its workforce from Burning Glass Technologies.

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WBHM (NPR affiliate): Birmingham Mayor Releases Strategic Plan Setting New Goals for His First Term

Exactly one year after his election, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin has released a strategic plan providing an update on his administration’s progress and setting new goals for the remainder of his first term. The new plan is a result, Woodfin said, of findings from … a labor report from private data company Burning Glass Technologies.

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CIO Dive: Technology disruption means workers need to put the training wheels back on

The strain of the skills gap is acutely felt by business, technology and hiring managers…Some employers express weariness investing in employees and then losing that investment to another company offering a higher salary. But Will Markow, manager of client strategy, analytics at Burning Glass Technologies, poses a different question: What happens if you don’t train someone and they stay?

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