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Economic & Workforce Comparison

MCEDA Economic and Workforce Overview Comparison

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Economic and Workforce Comparison for Madison County
Economic and Workforce Comparison for Madison County
Economic and Workforce Comparison for Madison County
Economic and Workforce Comparison for Madison County

Top 5 Industry Sectors

INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT – 260,592 EMPLOYED within a 30-Minute Drive Time

SOURCE: JobsEQ, Data as of 2020, Q2

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47,424

HEALTH CARE & SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

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31,460

MANUFACTURING & TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

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27,328

RETAIL TRADE
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23,118

ACCOMMODATION & FOOD SERVICES

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22,858

EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Industry Cluster within the 30-Minute Drive Time containing the highest relative concentration is Auto/Auto-Related.

Location Quotient: 2.09 I Employment: 9,072 I Average Wage: $51,075 I Growth Rate: 1.05%

Workforce Training Solutions

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RECRUITMENT

PROVIDE EMPLOYERS FREE JOB POSTING SERVICES IN A COMPREHENSIVE ONLINE RECRUITMENT SYSTEM
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ONLINE APPLICANT SCREENING

SCREEN APPLICANTS BASED ON THE EMPLOYER’S JOB REQUIREMENTS
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PRE-EMPLOY TRAINING

VERIFY THAT APPLICANTS POSSESS THE BASIC SKILLS AND APTITUDES REQUIRED
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POST-EMPLOY TRAINING

CUSTOMIZED POST-EMPLOYMENT TRAINING PROGRAMS BASED ON COMPANY’S SPECIFIC NEED
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(OJT) ON-THE-JOB TRAINING

REIMBURSE THE COMPANY FOR UP TO HALF OF A NEW EMPLOYEE’S WAGES DURING JOB TRAINING
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Whether it’s customized training to meet the needs of employers or offering welding courses at night to meet workforce needs. Holmes Community College has done it.

  • Manufacturing Training
  • Adult Education
  • Career and Technical Programs
  • Career Services
  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
  • ACT Career Readiness Certificates
MDES
Companies in Mississippi can take advantage of MDES’s On-The-Job Training Program in which the employer can be reimbursed up to half the cost of training eligible employees. Also, if the company desires to conduct off-site recruiting, MDES’s WIN Job Centers can arrange to have potential employees screened while offering its facilities for use by employers for job fairs or off-site interviews. MORE INFO» 

Source: This summary is based on JobsEO 2018 and DATAUSA

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