NOLABA’s Winning in the Talent Marketplace symposium is a half-day event bringing together stakeholders to advance talent attraction and retention strategies for area businesses and the City of New Orleans. Here is the full agenda for Sept. 28:
By Mary Matthews, 504ward Executive DirectorNew Orleans' long- term economic competitiveness is fundamentally tied to the quality of our workforce. In order for a company to expand in or move to New Orleans, they need access to a deep, talented pool of highly skilled, highly educated workers. Talent and workforce development, therefore, are two of the most crucial pieces of the economic development puzzle, especially as opportunities in knowledge-based industries like tech and healthcare grow.