San Diego’s Good News of the Week – June 21, 2024

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week. GNOTW is sponsored by Manpower San Diego.

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For the week of June 21, 2024, here’s what we’re reading:

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Report: Lack of sufficient training a key challenge in hiring entry-level business talent

EDC’s Talent Initiatives team analyzed the region’s talent pipeline for entry-level business roles, leveraging insights from 126 companies in San Diego County with a total of 24,000 employees. With findings around hiring challenges, job growth, and more, the Talent Demand Report serves as an industry guide for education providers on the skills students need to access quality, in-demand jobs in the region.

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Liz Muthoni
Liz Muthoni

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San Diego’s Good News of the Week – June 14, 2024

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For the week of June 14, 2024, here’s what we’re reading:

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Last call: EDC’s Annual Dinner

Together with more than 900 business and community leaders, EDC invites you to join us next week at our Annual Dinner at Petco Park on June 18.  We’ll enjoy a brief program honoring our Life. Changing. awardees followed by dinner and networking at the new Gallagher Square.

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Liz Muthoni

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San Diego’s Good News of the Week – June 7, 2024

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EDC’s Annual Dinner: June 18 at Petco Park

Together with more than 900 business and community leaders, EDC invites you to join us at our Annual Dinner at Petco Park on June 18.  We’ll enjoy a brief program honoring our Life. Changing. awardees followed by dinner and networking at the new Gallagher Square at Petco Park.

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Liz Muthoni

Coordinator, Economic Development

San Diego’s Good News of the Week – May 31, 2024

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week. GNOTW is sponsored by Manpower San Diego.

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For the week of May 31, 2024, here’s what we’re reading:

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EDC, Apprenti partner to grow local talent pipeline

Amid a nationwide talent shortage, EDC has partnered with Apprenti to invite San Diego companies with advanced manufacturing operations to hire registered apprentices.

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Kyle Winnick

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San Diego’s Good News of the Week – May 24, 2024

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week. GNOTW is sponsored by Manpower San Diego.

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For the week of May 24, 2024, here’s what we’re reading:

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Webinar: New Cargo Opportunities at Port of San Diego

Together with the Port of San Diego, World Trade Center San Diego invites you to join our June 27 webinar to learn about the heavy-duty all-electric cranes recently installed and what they mean for your business. You’ll also hear updates on other inland projects that emphasize energy transition.

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Liz Muthoni

Coordinator, Economic Development

San Diego’s Good News of the Week – May 17, 2024

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For the week of May 17, 2024, here’s what we’re reading:

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Get help doing business in San Diego

IIs your business looking to expand in San Diego? EDC’s expert team is available to companies seeking guidance on doing business in the region. EDC helps companies find sites, business incentives, talent, and more—at no cost.

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Liz Muthoni

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San Diego’s Good News of the Week – May 10, 2024

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For the week of May 10, 2024, here’s what we’re reading:

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EDC, SBDC: Talent acquisition is greatest small business challenge

In a recent survey across San Diego and Imperial Counties, EDC and SBDC found that 1 in 3 San Diego small businesses plan to increase hiring – yet 55 percent struggle to recruit talent. Explore the full study, including regional small business trends, outlook, and more.

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Kyle Winnick

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San Diego’s Good News of the Week – May 3, 2024

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week. GNOTW is sponsored by Manpower San Diego.

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For the week of May 3, 2024, here’s what we’re reading:

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EDC, Apprenti partner to grow local talent pipeline with apprenticeships

Together with Apprenti, EDC invites companies with advanced manufacturing operations to hire registered apprentices in order to create a pipeline of critical, diverse, and emerging talent and support our local workforce. As part of this program, apprentices will tentatively begin in Summer 2024, with training completed and full-time onboarding in Winter 2026.

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Liz Muthoni

Coordinator, Economic Development

San Diego’s Good News of the Week – April 26, 2024

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week. GNOTW is sponsored by Manpower San Diego.

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For the week of April 26, 2024, here’s what we’re reading:

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Webinar: New Cargo Opportunities at Port of San Diego

Together with the Port of San Diego, World Trade Center San Diego invites you to join our April 30 webinar to learn about the heavy-duty all-electric cranes recently installed and what they mean for your business. You’ll also hear updates on other inland projects that emphasize energy transition.

Register Here


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Liz Muthoni

Coordinator, Economic Development

San Diego’s Good News of the Week – April 19, 2024

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week. GNOTW is sponsored by Manpower San Diego.

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For the week of April 19, 2024, here’s what we’re reading:

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EDC’s Annual Dinner: June 18 at Petco Park

EDC invites you to join us at our Annual Dinner together with more than 900 business and community leaders. We’ll enjoy a brief program honoring our Life. Changing. awardees followed by dinner and networking at the new Gallagher Square at Petco Park.

Last Day for Early Bird Tickets


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Liz Muthoni
Liz Muthoni

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