Regions that focus on talent and workforce development benefit economically. How is the WCA connecting businesses with talent?
Amidst the pandemic, businesses of all sizes are struggling, and the level of unemployment in Westchester is a critical challenge, with tens of thousands yet to find work. Understanding and responding to the evolving current and future employer needs in our region is key to our economic recovery.
The WCA focuses on the importance of hiring and investing in employees who add value to the organization, and is uniquely qualified with its strong relationships with employers, colleges and other education/training providers. The WCA understands the essential value of engaging key stakeholders to work together to meet the region’s short- and long-term talent needs.