The primary focus of our EDO studies is to quantify and assess an area’s labor market assets and potential shortcomings, while making recommendations on marketing strategy and workforce development practices where appropriate. Economic Development Services from WDG Consulting help you understand the industries you want to attract.

Business Recruitment & target industries analysis

Labor market studies are of most value in demonstrating to Corporate Prospects that an area can sustain their HR Requirements. Our economic development resources and target industry studies provide the necessary Data-Driven information to evalaute your community with confidence. A Target Industry Analysis from WDGC will help your community attract the businesses and jobs that will best serve your workforce needs and wants.  

Business Retention

Existing companies weighing local Expansion also find our economic development services helpful. In our experience, having this research readily available increases the likelihood that local employers engage the EDO in open dialog before making a decision to relocate elsewhere.

Workforce Development

Workforce development stakeholders tend to appreciate the objective, metric-driven, and practical advice emanating from WDGC’s labor market evaluations. Past clients have used our studies to steer workforce development initiatives, including investment in new training facilities. 

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WDGC stands ready to guide you through the alignment process to ensure that the overall site selection process advances your business objectives. Our role is flexible, we can either lead to the study team or provide selected expertise (e.g., labor market metrics) as a dedicated team member.