Stark County business and education leaders say they are working more closely than ever to address the local talent gap and to retain recent graduates.
You’ve probably heard the refrain: Thousands of local jobs exist but employers can’t find workers qualified to fill them.
You might’ve also heard about the hundreds of graduates who leave Stark County — or never return after college — because they can’t find a job.
Now there’s a committee — and, for the first time, a point person — focused on eliminating this talent gap and bridge the communication gulf that exists between the business and education communities.
The committee is an overhauled version of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce’s education committee. It has existed for more than a