Wednesday, July 6, 2022

On The Horizon

Local economic development directors discuss plans for 2022

On The Horizon: Emerging Jobs In Sustainability 

Earth Day, an annual event to demonstrate support for environmental protection, has been celebrated annually on April 22 since 1970. Sustainability, the avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain ecological balance, has been gaining a...

On The Horizon: Emerging Jobs In Data Science

Data science is not a new concept by any stretch of the imagination. However, new technologies are making it easier for data scientists to capture and process huge amounts of information, which ultimately helps to provide better results from...

On The Horizon: Emerging Jobs In Cyber Security

The phrase “cyber security” may conjure up images of a fictional evildoer in the movies trying to extort wealth or power from a large corporation or government by hacking into a computer system and holding it for ransom. While...

On The Horizon: Emerging Jobs In Hampton Roads

As a result of the pandemic, millions of companies worldwide had to adapt their business models and practices to meet the new standard. As a result, technology made some existing jobs obsolete while increasing growth of other existing fields...

On The Horizon: Diversifying Is Key For James City County in 2022

JAMES CITY – While the hospitality and tourism industry is the main economic driver for James City County, assistant county administrator Jason Purse said diversifying is the key in 2022. “We have some big tourism draws in our area,” he...

York County Hires Firm to Recruit Retail Businesses

YORK – Jim Noel, the economic development director for York County, admits the businesses in his locality, in general, have fared well during the pandemic. Still, he knows there are challenges ahead. “We do not have a really super high...

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