How to Improve Talent Attraction as an Economic Development Organization

One of the major jobs you have as an Economic Development Organization (EDO) is talent attraction. The ability of local companies to attract job seekers that will move or travel to your area to work is critical to your success. One way EDOs are attempting to solve this problem is…

What is a Job Board and How Can it Improve Your EDO, University, or Trade Association

JOB BOARD Unlike a job search engine that looks at job postings throughout the Web, a job board is typically more focused on a particular type of job, a certain location, or an industry. These are some key features of a job board: Jobs specific to a location, industry, etc.…

Market & Drive Traffic to your EDO Website

As an Economic Development Organization (EDO), you sometimes have limited resources to work with to market your organization and bring in benefactors and sponsors. In this post, we'll give you a few ways to utilize low and no cost tools you probably already have to drive traffic to your website,…

Fitting Small Businesses & Startups into your Entrepreneur Development Program

Economic Development Organizations face many challenges in achieving their goals. Many EDOs struggle to allocate their limited resources to all of their target audiences, including job seekers, existing companies, new organizations, big businesses, small businesses and startups. While it’s difficult to address every audience with one program, it is…

Ann Arbor SPARK Launches TrueJob

After a thorough search, Michigan-based economic development organization Ann Arbor SPARK has replaced its legacy job portal with TrueJob's SaaS solution. Ann Arbor tech company TrueJob aims to eliminate online job-hunt headaches…