JOBS & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT POLicy
Plano will assist the education and business communities in developing a competitive workforce to provide job skills demanded by the regional marketplace and employment opportunities for local graduates.
Create a partnership involving executive leadership from the city, local education services, and businesses for providing data and analysis that address community issues impacting workforce development.
Create an annual report on the city’s workforce strengths and challenges.
Meet with local colleges and public education providers and encourage the creation of programs that enhance job skills of city residents needed by employers.
Encourage and support efforts by area colleges and businesses to integrate recent graduates into the local workforce.
Conduct employer preference surveys to identify and improve quality of life aspects that are necessary to retain and recruit a highly-skilled workforce for the community.