By Rob Miller, CEO of VSECU, and Dimitri Garder, Co-founders of Global-Z and Project Lead for The Lightning Jar
Vermont faces some serious economic challenges. While we boast one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, projected annual job growth is at 0.8% and the state’s job outlook is projected to be the third worst in the U.S. over the next few years. Further, we are struggling to keep talented employees and budding entrepreneurs in-state, seeing stagnant population growth and a workforce with the highest median age in the country.
But it’s not all doom and gloom. The state ranks 18th in the U.S. for quality of life and was ranked #5 in the nation for business startups. Our success with startups is an important victory and this entrepreneurialism plays to Vermont’s strengths as a region….
Read the full article at the Vermont Digger