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A building-trades program is reconstructing lives in Pittsburgh business

Jul. 17, 2017 11:51 am

A building-trades program is reconstructing lives in Pittsburgh

The Trade Institute of Pittsburgh invests in the formerly incarcerated — building skills and self-respect through counseling and coursework.
Don’t squander PSU: Centre County’s #econdev playbook business

Jul. 17, 2017 10:55 am

Don’t squander PSU: Centre County’s #econdev playbook

How the county has helped young founders like Michael McCarthy get ahead.
It’s a wonderful life in Indiana County business

Jul. 10, 2017 10:09 am

It’s a wonderful life in Indiana County

How officials in the birthplace of Jimmy Stewart are working together to ensure the health of the local economy.
Retraining the workforce doesn’t require starting from scratch business

Jun. 30, 2017 10:55 am

Retraining the workforce doesn’t require starting from scratch

The Appalachia Partnership Initiative wants to support STEM workers across the Rust Belt. “We have to help coal miners figure out what their transferable skills are. They may actually be suited for high-demand jobs and not know it.”
Housing, not jobs, is holding back growth in Central Pa. business

Jun. 16, 2017 10:17 am

Housing, not jobs, is holding back growth in Central Pa.

There's a tug of war between workforce development and housing availability in Cumberland and Dauphin counties.
Johnstown is hitching its wagon to Pittsburgh tech business

Jun. 15, 2017 12:58 pm

Johnstown is hitching its wagon to Pittsburgh tech

Johnstown used to thrive on big defense contracts. Now the seat of Cambria County is hoping to replicate some of Pittsburgh's tech success.
Old county, young workforce? Westmoreland is trying something new business

Jun. 7, 2017 12:58 pm

Old county, young workforce? Westmoreland is trying something new

Here's how the Westmoreland County Forum for Workforce Development plans on boosting the county's economic viability.
For growing cities, a cautionary tale from Pittsburgh business

Jun. 2, 2017 9:59 am

For growing cities, a cautionary tale from Pittsburgh

Pennley Park South has become an example of what not to do in urban planning. How can cities ensure affordable housing while still encouraging new development?
Here’s what employers in Allegheny County can do now to prevent a future workforce crisis business

May 22, 2017 12:59 pm

Here’s what employers in Allegheny County can do now to prevent a future workforce crisis

Jobs are on the rise, but unemployment rates are steady. The disconnect could have something to do with outdated hiring practices.
4 reasons Raleigh, NC is quickly emerging as a top hub for 
tech entrepreneurship business

May 16, 2017 12:54 pm

4 reasons Raleigh, NC is quickly emerging as a top hub for 
tech entrepreneurship

Raleigh and its surrounding Research Triangle have a longstanding history of innovation. But now the region is becoming known for more than just the life sciences.

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