Skills Based Hiring
  by Dr. Gina Caronna, Executive Director

Skills Based hiring, promotion, and retention practices have become a way for companies to expand and enhance their talent pool. These practices are particularly compelling for our region, where we have a relatively low percentage of college educated adults (14.9% of adults have a bachelor’s degree or higher; 5.6% below the national average).

Want to attract a broader pool of talent? Need to build a higher skilled, better equipped workforce? Take a look at this short McKinsey & Company article for some insights. If that article really sparks your interest take a deeper dive with this Deloitte research paper .