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“I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies.” ~Lawrence Bossidy

This apt quote from Bossidy illustrates a key point: great employees can help make a business. Businesses in the Gateway Cities COG region are fortunate to have a diverse workforce of about 1 million people to draw from. The manufacturing sector is currently the largest employer, followed by retail and health care.

In addition to statistics on existing employment sectors, our website has a great tool for learning researching the local labor force.

Check out the site today to learn more.


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Gateway Cities COG Air Quality Action Plan

Due in part to the heavy concentration of goods movement and industry in and around the Gateway Cities, the sub?region has historically experienced the adverse impacts of air pollution. Learn More