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Governors, Business Leaders Discuss Workforce Shortages, Opportunities
February 13, 2023 | nj.gov
The nation’s Governors were joined by Fortune 500 leaders to explore solutions to workforce shortages in a panel discussion during the Winter Meeting of the National Governors Association (NGA).
In a panel conversation Saturday (2/12), NGA Chair New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Montana Governor Greg Gianforte led a discussion with Microsoft Vice Chair and President Brad Smith, Cognizant CEO Ravi Kumar, and AECOM Global Transportation Chief Executive Jennifer Aument. The discussion centered on strategies – including broadband access, digital skills training and apprenticeship programs – to address workforce shortages and ensure workers have the skills required to succeed in a changing job market.