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Mississippi Works: Built to prepare, connect, and sustain a high-quality workforce for economic growth

High-Performance Workforce

Education is preparation. Whether entering the job market for the first time, filling skills gaps for a career change, or seeking new credentials for new opportunities, Mississippi’s workforce will be prepared at every education level for occupations with higher earning power.

Workforce on Demand

The Workforce on Demand model gives Mississippi businesses a unique advantage by identifying the right labor pool, connecting the pool with jobs, and verifying skills to ensure the right person for the right job is found at the right time.

Business and Industry Engagement

By aligning workforce strategies, such as apprenticeships, with hiring cycles, Mississippi businesses can capitalize on a precision workforce. This creates a pipeline that channels the state’s high-performance workforce into occupations that fulfill dynamic industry needs.