January Memo from Mike

  Working the Macro and Micro of Workforce Workforce development looks very different depending on perspective. As we engage with stakeholders in our community on their workforce challenges what a solution looks like is very different. Solving an employer’s...

December Memo from Mike

Goals and Gratitude I try to remember every morning to write out a list of my goals for the day and things I am grateful for. Especially during this holiday season, I often find myself consistently grateful for all the amazing things happening in my life, and since...

November Memo from Mike

Wages: Where are they now? All the time when I’m watching TV in the evening I’ll have a thought like, “I wonder where contestant X is from Top Chef Season 8?” I’ll then whip out the phone and do a quick search in Google or IMDB. The nerd-alert admission on my end is I...

October Memo from Mike

The Golden Rule – Not So Golden in the Workplace I remember growing up a lesson instilled in pretty much everyone was, “treat others how you want to be treated.” It is an important moral lesson in empathy and one that will hopefully be taught to children...

September Memo from Mike

2% – Why This Career Center Looks Different In my work with industry throughout the state and the country I have had the pleasure of touring some truly state of the art training facilities. These modernly designed, beautiful, engaging, and well-equipped spaces...

July Memo from Mike

Title: Hamilton Co Has 16,000+ Open Jobs…. Breaking Down the Data When considering how hot the labor market has been over the past year it seems like a wild time to be saying we’ve hit a new peak. The goal of federal action on interest rates to combat inflation...