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The new workforce training program ‘ReSkill Mississippi’ was recently launched to help Mississippians obtain skills training through community colleges to shift jobs and work in high-demand careers following economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This program was designed through a collaborative effort from the State Workforce Investment Board (SWIB), the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES), and the state’s four local workforce areas. Click here to read more.

Mississippi is a national leader in creating new jobs and building strategies for connecting workforce development with early childhood education focused on supporting the entire family. Read more about it here.

Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce ranking in 2017 placed Mississippi at No. 2 in the country for creating high-earning jobs that require less than a four-year college degree, and Mississippi’s 1.2 million workers are ready to step into those jobs. Read more about the opportunities for Mississippi’s skilled labor force in this article from the Mississippi Development Guide 2019.