34 minutes | Oct 14, 2021

How to Build a Comprehensive Approach to Economic Development - Missy Hughes, Secretary of the WEDC

Economic development strategies must take on a comprehensive, collaborative approach, especially in today's climate. Missy Hughes, Secretary and CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), joins us to talk about all the factors that play into such an approach. We discuss relevant economic development issues, like:Why workforce issues are about far more than jobs and skillsHow government can instill the speed of action common in the private sectorThe rise of entrepreneurship in the current economyThe role of technical education in preparing learners for the workforceResources employers can utilize to support their workforce
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