Attracting Remote Workers Should Be Part Of Every Economic Development Organization's Strategy

28 Mar 2022


Remote worker attraction should be part of every EDO’s strategy given how workforce attraction has become critical for economic growth. As businesses have expanded in recent years, so has the need for talent. Whether looking for welders, programmers, manufacturing workers, or office staff, businesses of all sizes have begun to prioritize workforce attraction and so have the economic development agencies that support them.

Golden Shovel Agency has witnessed a significant shift in how economic developers approach their job and prioritize objectives, with priorities like site selector engagement no longer a singular priority. Quality of life initiatives, workforce development, and workforce attraction have begun taking center stage for the critical role they play in a community being able to support the existing businesses they do have while ensuring that new businesses have the environment and workforce they need to thrive.

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