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  • Advocate-Messenger Op-Ed: Boyle’s workforce development efforts began decades ago (Part 1)

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    February 06, 2019

    By:  Steve Rinehart

    Whether it is during an election season (when candidates tout the number of jobs created or make promises about jobs that will be created), or nearly any other time when economic growth or workforce development is discussed, the conversation seems to always center around the need for jobs, attracting jobs, and retaining jobs. Those discussions rarely acknowledge the fact that nationwide, there are hundreds of thousands of jobs that are unfilled because employers cannot find applicants with the necessary skills. That same situation exists today in Danville and Boyle County as well.

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