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2021 Critical Issues Series: The Workforce Forum | Recruiting, Training, and Retaining Talent

Thursday, July 22, 2021 (8:30 AM - 10:00 AM) (EDT)


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What: The Workforce Forum | Recruiting, Training, and Retaining Top Talent

Who: Coordinated by The Chamber For a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro and presented by Chapel Hill Media Group, Duke Energy, and Durham Technical Community College.

When: Thursday, July 22, 2021 from 8:30-10:00am

Why: Each year, local employers leave tens of thousands of dollars on the table in cash, tax credits, and in-kind support to recruit, train, and retain workers. The purpose of this forum is to help local employers know what workforce resources are available, why they matter, and how to take advantage of them. 

Flow: This forum will demystify the current workforce system and resources available to help local businesses, and begin the community-wide conversation on what it means and what it takes to have a local talent pipeline that meets current and projected demands. 

How: Zoom (register to receive the link)

About the Critical Issues Series: Coordinated by the Chamber's Government Affairs Committee, the 2021 Critical Issues Series (formerly known as the Policy Series) includes ten forums and features influential guest speakers who address timely topics for Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro related to the economy, economic and workforce development, public policy, and local elections.

Contact: For questions, contact Katie Loovis, Vice President of External Affairs for The Chamber at (919) 696-0781 (cell) or   

Free for Chamber members
$15 for non-members
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Thursday, July 22, 2021 (8:30 AM - 10:00 AM) (EDT)
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