Tracking North Carolina's progress in competitive business climate, education and talent supply, and infrastructure and growth leadership.
Before the pandemic, North Carolina’s employers, across industry sectors, struggled with hiring workers who had the certifications or training matching the jobs in demand. COVID-19 widened the skills gap and narrowed talent pipelines. Baby Boomers retired at a faster rate than expected for various reasons including successful savings plans and rising home value. Parents, mainly […]Read Articlearrow_forward
Competitive Business Climate
North Carolina’s ability to retain, attract, and create businesses and good jobs is critical for our overall economic success.Read More
Education & Talent Supply
Developing and sustaining a first-rate education and talent development system that is effective and agile will ensure that North Carolina can consistently produce a competitive, diverse, world class workforce.Read More
Infrastructure & Growth Leadership
A sound physical infrastructure that provides predictable access to energy, transportation, broadband, water, and clean air is important to meeting demand related to population and business growth.Read More