Category: economic development

MOVE-HIRE Program Gains Momentum

Funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, MOVE-HIRE is a tuition free skills training program, providing industry recognized credentials, and work-based learning opportunities, including apprenticeships, on the job training, and internships to prepare participants for careers in the medical device industry. Through its partnership with the Workforce Investment Network, the MOVE-HIRE program identified the following number of people interested in careers within the medical device... Read More
at Oct 18

Building a Stronger Workforce GMACWorkforce aligns with EDGE

Building a Stronger Workforce GMACWorkforce aligns with EDGE In April 2017, the Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) Board of Directors voted unanimously to accept the Greater Memphis Alliance for a Competitive Workforce’s (GMACWorkforce) proposal to align itself with EDGE. GMACWorkforce will join the Memphis and Shelby County Port Commission, the Depot Redevelopment Corporation, the Industrial Development Board, and Foreign Trade Zone 77 as entities managed and supported by EDGE.... Read More
at Jun 21