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Midlothian Boasts Young, Educated Workforce

September 12, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

"Experienced. Talented. Dedicated. Best at what they do."

This is how Midlothian, Texas, business managers describe their employees.

Located in Ellis County and part of the dynamic 12-county Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington MSA, Midlothian offers a lucrative location for companies in search of versatile, skilled labor.

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Search for Skilled Workers in Aerospace Grows as Industry Reaches New Heights in North Texas

September 05, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

Over the years, Texas has been viewed as the driving force behind many different critical industries. Now, it has reached a new height of being one of the most important locations for aerospace and aviation manufacturers. 

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Aerospace Industry Gains Altitude in North Texas

Texas has long been a key player in the aerospace, aviation, and defense industry, and the state is solidifying its success as time goes on.

In fact, the Lone Star State claimed the No. 2 spot on PricewaterhouseCooper’s (PwC) 2018 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings — a significant jump from last year’s No. 8 spot.

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Changing the Tide of Higher Education: How Texas Remains Committed to Tomorrow's Workforce

In the manufacturing world, it’s tough to dispute the power of the Texas workforce.

Texas communities deliver big when it comes to workforce investment — thanks to a multitude of technical education systems and robust state and local training programs.

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How House Bill 5 Affects the Workforce Skills Gap

House Bill 5 changed everything for the workforce skills gap.

On June 10, 2013, the bill was signed into law, lowering the number of required end-of-course exams that high schoolers in Texas must pass to graduate from 15 down to five.

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Midlothian Teams Up With Local Businesses and Schools to Spur Workforce Development

What is one thing that every community and every company have in common?

People.

Industrious men and women are what drive our world forward. Which is why workforce development issues are a perennial hot topic across every industry. 

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Solving the Manufacturing Skills Gap: 3 Tips to Retain a Skilled Workforce

It’s no secret that the increasing role of automation and advanced technologies is widening the manufacturing skills gap.

Companies who attract and retain skilled workers can gain a competitive edge in an industry that rewards productivity, efficiency, and quick turnaround times.

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5 Ways Tuition Assistance Improves the Workplace

February 21, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

In today’s competitive economy – where attracting top talent is always a concern – tuition assistance is a valuable tool in an employer’s cache of perks.

For many savvy companies, tuition reimbursement grants the opportunity to stand out from the crowd; shine a little brighter.

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Industry 4.0: Why Texas Technical Jobs Aren't Going Anywhere

February 14, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

The future of manufacturing has arrived, and with it comes doomsday predictions about how artificial intelligence and automation will transform the Texas workforce.

AI, smart-home technology, and other innovations have come to reality in quick succession over the past few years, transforming lives and businesses everywhere.

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