Working from home is ideal for some, but many others met with barriers and obstacles, including challenges reconnecting with community. During the height of the recession that began in 2008, the idea for a center devoted to developing small and home-based business entrepreneurs began as just that: … [Read more...] about Business Assistance Center Serves as Model for Remote Workspace
Northern Arizona Council of Governments – Economic/Workforce Development
After participating in the 113th Arizona Town Hall last month, I felt a renewed sense of optimism and purpose. Although the gathering was held virtually because of the COVID-19 omicron variant, the focus of the discussion was Creating Vibrant Communities, which aligns with my role as executive … [Read more...] about Working Together, Solving Community Issues
According to the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO), the Yavapai County labor statistics demonstrate that in 2019, the total of Yavapai County’s labor force was 93,458, with a participation rate of 48% of individuals aged 16 and older. Participants aged 35-54 years represented the largest … [Read more...] about Where Have All the Workers Gone?