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LVEDC Talent Supply Update: We Want to Hear From You

By Colin McEvoy on November 3, 2017

LVEDC Director of Talent Supply Karianne Gelinas

LVEDC Director of Talent Supply Karianne Gelinas

Each week, Karianne Gelinas, Director of Talent Supply with the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC), will provide an update and additional information about its ongoing initiative to identify talent supply and demand issues in the region and create a strategy that results in a broader, ongoing understanding of the Lehigh Valley workforce. (See past updates.)

If you represent a Lehigh Valley company within one of our identified key target sectors, you may have heard from MDB Insight recently.

That’s the company LVEDC has commissioned to lead our talent supply study. Last month, they began telephone surveys and interviews as part of our effort to identify talent supply and demand issues across the region.

We want to make sure your company has an available workforce prepared to meet your needs. So if you’ve heard from MDB Insight, we’d appreciate it if you would take the time to answer their questions, and help ensure we have broad, ongoing understanding of the regional workforce.

Click here to read more about LVEDC’s ongoing talent supply initiative. Click here to see previous talent supply initiative updates.

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