Workforce Development

Explore the gallery of tools, data, and resources below to learn more about the workforce development landscape in Missouri.


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Workforce Development Story Map  

This story map explores four factors affecting workforce development across Missouri: population change, commuting impacts, workforce training, and skills mismatch. Use this story map to explore workforce gaps, opportunities, and partnerships.

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Engagement Guide

Engagement Resource Guide

Use the Workforce Development Engagement Guide to get started identifying partners, joining local conversations, and building on existing programs.

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Workforce System

Understanding Missouri’s Workforce System

Authored by Rob Russell, Director of Labor and Workforce Development at University of Missouri Extension, this quick-read guide provides an overview of the major workforce development actors and programs in Missouri.

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University of Missouri System Community Connect  

The University of Missouri System Community Connect website provides a space to showcase engagements between the Universities and their communities.

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Economic Snapshot

Economic snapshot allows you to build a report around counties of your choice with a set of basic economic indicators.

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Broadband Access Story Map  

There is wide inequity in access to broadband internet across the state of Missouri. Rural areas in particular lack sufficient infrastructure to supply high-speed internet to residents as well as the business community.

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Educational Attainment

What skills are needed in my region?  

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT: Explore sub-county levels of educational attainment. See areas where increases in high school graduation and post-secondary degrees are needed.

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Race and Ethnicity

Who lives in my region?  

RACE & ETHNICITY: Use this map to view selected racial and ethnic populations at a sub-county level.

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Business & Community Report

This report provides a selected set of indicators related to businesses and communities. Maps and data are available for individual counties and groups of counties.

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