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"Talent Pipeline Study" Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County, 2011.

Description: The study looks at employment trends in key sectors of the economy: Health Care, Manufacturing and Transportation and Logistics. It calculates the supply of workers by industry sector and occupation and compares it to demand projections to determine the gaps that may persist without changes in workforce preparation efforts.




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    This case study features the Industrial Manufacturing Academy (IMA), which is located on South Seattle College’s Georgetown campus, an institution that builds strong collaborations among employers, labor, union, community-based organizations and governmental institutions. The IMA program is a testament to the combined efforts of the Seattle College District and the City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development. Both organizations have worked diligently, in partnership with many others, to ensure that the King County region has access to a skilled manufacturing labor force. The economic health of this region depends on it.

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