Industrial Workforce Training in a New Brave World
Wed, Oct 7, 2020 · 11:00 AM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar
Of course, it didn’t take a pandemic to put workforce development high on the list of concerns facing businesses. The ability to locate and hire the right workers — and train them as necessary — has been a major business concern for a long time.
Changing Industrial Project Profiles
COVID Landscape: Threats & Opportunities
Site Selection Group's Approach to Workforce Analytics
Chris Schwinden is a senior vice president of Site Selection Group, where he supports the company's industrial site selection and economic development consulting projects.
Chris's extensive background providing advanced analytics in the economic development industry provides Site Selection Group clients invaluable perspective as he evaluates critical location drivers such as workforce characteristics, business environment, transportation and logistics, economic incentives climate, and real estate conditions. Chris has been a key part of site selection engagements with global companies like Adidas, Ryder, Golden State Foods, Duke Realty, and Becton Dickenson. He’s also led comprehensive labor analyses for the Tulsa Regional Chamber and the South Carolina Power Team.
Prior to joining Site Selection Group, Chris was a senior research analyst at the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina. While there, he completed numerous labor market and cost analyses, and built robust competitiveness models to identify specific industry clusters and firms for recruitment to the state. He also worked at the North Carolina Department of Commerce, where he produced economic and fiscal impact analyses for the state's major incentive programs.