Category: Education

Memphis a Hot Bed for High-Demand Jobs

The Daily News By Michael Waddell Each year the Center for Economic Research in Tennessee puts together its Labor and Education Alignment Program report detailing which jobs are most in demand statewide and for each of the state’s nine economic and community development regions. The report found 111 occupations with high employer demand in the Greater Memphis area, including information technology (IT), health care, engineering, business and financial operations, and... Read More

The Workforce Connection Conversation: Creating Partnerships for a Stronger Workforce

On Wednesday, October 25, led by the Greater Memphis Alliance for a Competitive Workforce (GMACWorkforce) and the Greater Memphis Chamber, more than 25 private companies met with representatives from Shelby County Schools and several municipal school districts to discuss how the two groups can work together to improve and support career readiness in education.  Keynote speaker, State Representative Mark White (R-83), discussed the State of Tennessee’s efforts to attract more business... Read More