EDWC Launches New Sites and Buildings Tool

EDWC just completed migration to our new web-based Sites and Buildings Tool called Guru. Powered by our relationships with GIS WebTech, you will quickly discover enhancements that make this so much more than a place to search out available sites and buildings. Try the New Tool 5 Ways to Use the Site [...]

By |2022-09-01T13:02:19-05:00August 29th, 2022|Consulting, Economic Development, Workforce Analytics|Comments Off on EDWC Launches New Sites and Buildings Tool

Where to Find the Workers You Need

We are nearly across the finish line in how to optimally position your organization to attract needed workers.  Here’s a recap of the steps we’ve taken so far in this series: Set the stage by understanding the reality of the hiring landscape in Washington County. Read: Shift the Hiring Imbalance Your Way Determined the [...]

By |2022-08-11T13:32:20-05:00August 11th, 2022|Consulting, Economic Development, Workforce Analytics|Comments Off on Where to Find the Workers You Need

What to Pay to Secure the Talent You Need

Shift the Hiring Imbalance Your Way Part 3: How Much Do I Need to Pay to Get Them? So far, we’ve established local trends and framed up desired talent as part of our EDWC exclusive series on how to use real-time data to optimally position for attracting and retaining needed workers. Let’s now figure out [...]

By |2022-06-02T13:33:47-05:00June 2nd, 2022|Consulting, Economic Development, Workforce Analytics|Comments Off on What to Pay to Secure the Talent You Need

Frame Up the Pool of Talent You Need

This is the second of an EDWC exclusive five-part series where we’ll use real-time data to optimally position your organization for attracting and retaining the workers you need. Last week we leveraged real-time job posting analytics to uncover market insights on Washington County hiring. Today, we will use analytics to build a pool of talent [...]

By |2022-05-19T14:56:46-05:00May 19th, 2022|Consulting, Economic Development, Workforce Analytics|Comments Off on Frame Up the Pool of Talent You Need

Shift the Hiring Imbalance Your Way

You can do this. No excuses…and we have your back. This is the first of an EDWC exclusive five-part series where we’ll use real-time data to optimally position your organization for attracting and retaining the workers you need. The approach: 1. Frame up the pool of talent you need 2. Determine what it takes to [...]

By |2022-05-12T14:07:07-05:00May 12th, 2022|Consulting, Economic Development, Workforce Analytics|Comments Off on Shift the Hiring Imbalance Your Way

Making the Case for Employee Net Promoter Scores (eNPS)

Employee Net Promoter Scores can give you valuable insight into how engaged your employees are and how likely they are to refer others to work for you. Net Promoter Scores (NPS) have historically been used as a customer loyalty metric, developed in 2003 by management consultant Fred Reichheld of Bain and Company. The objective was [...]

By |2022-04-28T12:00:48-05:00April 28th, 2022|Workforce Analytics|Comments Off on Making the Case for Employee Net Promoter Scores (eNPS)

The Definitive Guide to Net Promoter Scores

We all know the power of customer loyalty. But how do you measure it, how do you leverage it, and how do you improve on it? Enter…the Net Promoter Score (NPS). Developed back in 2003, NPS is a customer loyalty metric that seeks to identify a clear and simple customer satisfaction score. The beauty [...]

By |2022-04-29T07:17:46-05:00April 27th, 2022|Economic Development, Workforce Analytics|Comments Off on The Definitive Guide to Net Promoter Scores

Why Offering Hiring Bonuses Might Not Be the Winning Strategy You Think it Is

It seems as if every billboard and building is advertising hiring bonuses in an effort to attract a limited labor pool. As labor supply issues continue, many organizations have increased starting pay. We currently see this within many Washington County organizations. Without addressing those compression issues through wage market-level adjustments, the practice of hiring [...]

By |2021-09-15T15:02:53-05:00September 15th, 2021|Economic Development, Workforce Analytics|Comments Off on Why Offering Hiring Bonuses Might Not Be the Winning Strategy You Think it Is

What’s Next in the Battle for Workforce Talent?

Last fall we looked at the rising number of online job postings, the increase in remote work opportunities and the decline of the unemployment rate in Wisconsin from 6.3% in August to 5.4% in October. Well, the unemployment rate for the state of Wisconsin has now declined to 3.9%, without the labor participation rate [...]

By |2021-06-02T13:38:51-05:00May 27th, 2021|Economic Development, Workforce Analytics|Comments Off on What’s Next in the Battle for Workforce Talent?

3 Steps to Successfully Approach Workforce Attraction

Companies recognize that today’s front on the war for economic development is talent retention and recruitment and have decided to make this core to its strategic pursuits.  Laying important foundations to address the gap between job growth and available workers is key to taking the next step in your growth initiatives. Below are 3 [...]

By |2021-02-15T09:56:38-06:00February 11th, 2021|Economic Development, Financial, Site Selection, Workforce Analytics|Comments Off on 3 Steps to Successfully Approach Workforce Attraction

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