Dividends Nebraska and First Five Nebraska are teaming up to develop a new toolkit for employers who want practical ideas on how to promote early care and learning opportunities for their businesses, workers and communities. We need your feedback to make it happen!
Blueprint Nebraska will bring together leaders from business, education, agriculture and government to create a strategic plan for the ongoing prosperity of our state. It’s our role to embed high-quality early care and learning into those conversations as a critical component of Nebraska’s economic development.
Nebraska business leaders know that employees’ ability adapt to changes in industry, workplace and specific job responsibilities has a direct bearing on their bottom line. In our latest feature story, we look at why children’s executive function development matters when it comes to growing an adaptable, highly competitive future workforce.
Dividends Nebraska is bringing the conversation about economic development and early childhood to a growing array of partners statewide. Learn more about where we’ve been throughout the spring.
Luke Virgil, Director of Economic Development for Wayne, NE, explains why child care plays a central role in attracting and retaining talent to Greater Nebraska communities.
It was a rocky road for Nebraska’s strategic investments in early childhood during the 2018 legislative session.
At Dividends Nebraska, it’s our job to report on emerging issues in business, education and public policy related to the cultivation of tomorrow’s workforce and the continued economic vitality of our state. To better live up to that job, we’re launching a new email update to keep our membership informed and engaged.
Crete Carriers success depends on the company's most critical asset—its people. Like other growing businesses, Crete Carrier understands that the quality of its employees informs its ability to thrive in a rapidly evolving industry. This is why the leadership at Crete Carrier is highly intentional about identifying, cultivating and retaining skilled and motivated workers—and why they're on board with Dividends Nebraska's mission to keep the state's talent pool strong for the decades ahead. Learn more in the third part of our Member Spotlight series.