Westmoreland leaders form workforce forum to help young people qualify for careers

An educated workforce qualified and willing to take available jobs in the region will be one key to moving Westmoreland County's economy forward, officials said Wednesday.

James Smith, president of the Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland, told more than 220 business and community leaders at the organization's annual membership meeting at St. Vincent College in Unity that finding companies that want to hire people is easy, but finding qualified people to take those jobs is the hard part.

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Posted on Thursday, February 26, 2015 (Archive on Thursday, March 12, 2015)