Bedford County Work Force
Globally Competitive Businesses need World-Class Talent
Bedford County is becoming a talent magnet
Why? We are creating dynamic quality-of-life amenities with the goal of attracting and retaining talent. With top educational partners like Penn State University, Saint Francis University, and Alleghany College of Maryland, add that to our workforce partners PA Careerlink and Southern Alleghenies Workforce Development board, we have the pipeline of talent to meet your companies needs.
We have the higher-edu talent to fuel your business.
With more than 80 colleges and universities producing world-class talent, there’s strength in numbers. We draw from more than 35,000 annual graduates from college and research universities within 200 miles. It’s a powerful engine that drives a workforce with cutting-edge knowledge and skills.
But what sets us apart is our collaboration. Our higher-edu community has a proven track record of working with local businesses, tailoring degree programs that fit employers’ needs. Working side-by-side, we’re producing graduates who are prepared to step in and contribute on Day 1.
Within 200 miles we pull talent from
Building a Pipeline to Careers
To build a nationally recognized economy, we need world-class builders. And electricians. And plumbers. And advanced manufacturing workers. People who can get the job done with hard work, know-how, attention to detail, and dedication to their craft.
In Bedford County, we know what it takes. To create world class skilled talent, it takes leaders from business, education, and economic development sectors, united to cultivate the next generation of our skilled workforce by: