Advancing San Diego: Employers

Employers consistently cite access to talent as a key challenge facing their business and play an important role in strengthening the local talent pipeline.

Through Advancing San Diego (ASD), employers can share insight about how skills are changing in their field, help identify Preferred Providers of talent, and learn more about and connect with San Diego’s local education system and the diverse student body it serves. Opportunities for involvement below.

Explore our Life Sciences Talent Demand Report

Explore Advancing San Diego’s sixth Talent Demand Report on the Life Sciences industry outlining the fundamental skills required for key critical middle-skill roles in the industry, as described by a group of employer advisors.

View the full report → 

Join our industry advisor list, and we’ll periodically reach out about upcoming working group meetings to gather insight on how job skills are changing in your field. See all talent demand reports below.

Preferred Providers are recognized by industry as helping prepare a diverse study body for high demand jobs. Employers are encouraged to reach out to EDC, or directly to Preferred Provider programs for their recruitment needs. Learn more about Preferred Provider programs.

EDC, alongside Advancing San Diego partners, advises individual companies on how they can build stronger relationships with the Preferred Provider network.


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For more information or to get involved, please reach out to:

Taylor Dunne
Taylor Dunne

Manager, Talent Initiatives

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