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How to Hit the “Reset” Button on the Workforce

Workforce development is top of mind for many people in this current economic climate. All industries are feeling the stress of the lack of workers. Where did they go? While there’s no one-size-fits-all answer or quick fix—here’s one probable cause, as well as a [...]

By |2022-09-08T08:28:56-05:00September 8th, 2022|Partnership, Workforce Development|

Calling on the Community to Rally, Educationally

Adams County is currently in a deficit. No, I’m not talking about a financial deficit—I’m talking about an educational deficit that is affecting our kids, our communities, and our workforce. What is this educational deficit? It’s Adams County’s lack of a career and technical center [...]

There’s a Wrench in the Talent Pipeline

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, November 11, 2021. When we say something is in the pipeline, it’s a way of saying something is in development or in process. Lately, it’s become the newest buzz phrase to be applied to our workforce, [...]

Do You Believe in Second Chances?

Think about the worst thing you’ve ever done. Really. Pause there for a moment—and then you’ll see where I’m going with this. The quote, “Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done” by Bryan Stevenson is a quote that our partners [...]

By |2021-08-12T08:19:34-05:00August 12th, 2021|Adams County, Partnership, Workforce Development|

Reminder: The Alliance Has Your Back

I’m hearing a lot of phrases these days that include the word “back.” As in, we’re getting back to normal, we’re back in business, tourists are coming back, customers are coming back and so on. Adams Economic Alliance is here to support all the comebacks! [...]

Propel Your Business with Intel

Time for a little Adams County trivia: Can you name the five closest airports to Adams County? How many homeowners are there in Adams County? Think about Adams County demographics: Which age group is largest? And this one might be tough: Think about the talent [...]

Exciting Manufacturing News on the Horizon

Tom Palisin, executive director, the Manufacturers' Association, in the new Center of Excellence's shop This column was published in the Gettysburg Times, May 13, 2021 Need some positive news? One of the brightest spots on the region’s economic horizon is thanks to our partner the [...]

By |2021-05-13T07:04:36-05:00May 13th, 2021|Partnership, Workforce Development|

Rebuilding–with Data

This article was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, June 11, 2020 Economic recovery is underway, as Adams County businesses continue to reopen and adjust to our “new normal” amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the recovery process, we want to remind Adams Countians [...]

Adams County Middle School Students: Our Future Workforce

This column was originally published in the Gettysburg Times, February 13, 2020. When someone has energy and passion for a cause, it’s contagious. Kim Jenkins is one of those people! There’s a growing movement recognizing that a 4-year college degree isn’t the only post-secondary career [...]

By |2020-02-13T09:44:23-05:00February 13th, 2020|Workforce Development|

#AdamsCoAdvantage

Whether you make a New Year’s resolution, choose a “word of the year,” or set a series of goals for the new year, all of these strategies are designed to propel you forward into new growth and achievements. The same is true for businesses and [...]

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