Category: Economic Development

“Attracting and Retaining Employees” is the topic of Layton City’s October 2021 Small Business Seminar, slated for October 28 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. The city’s Community and Economic Development department continues this popular business education series in less than two weeks, featuring Darren Rogers with the Utah Department of Workforce Services. The Wall […]

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In spite of difficulties brought on by the COVID pandemic, the outlook for Utah’s economy is bright. As national economic reports are coming in after the pandemic, Utah is still recognized as one of the strongest economies in the country. The Beehive state is still one of the best places to do business. Utah has […]

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The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute revealed that Utah’s defense industry is a vital component of the state’s diverse economy — generating over $19 billion in economic activity. The state’s local defense industry currently supports around 211,000 jobs (a number that has nearly doubled since 2015). Credit for the most significant share of growth goes […]

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The state of Utah recently announced the launch of new apprenticeship programs found at apprenticeship.utah.gov — the state’s first all-inclusive apprenticeship website. Businesses are currently struggling to hire enough workers, and apprenticeships can help employers offer employees the opportunity to start right away and learn on the job. Apprenticeships are industry-driven, high-quality career pathways that […]

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Utah’s Department of Workforce Services invites job-seekers to meet with employers that are hiring now. Employers are from around the state and a wide variety of industries. Join the job fair from the comfort of your own home. Going to a job fair can be a welcome change of pace. You are presented an opportunity […]

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Layton City recently received additional federal Community Development Blog Grant (CDBG) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help prevent and respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The City plans to prioritize the unique needs of low- and moderate–income persons and continue its support of its partnerships between Lantern House, […]

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