Who We Serve
Utilizing reliable labor market data, trusted relationships and proven insight, ConxusNEO illuminates pathways to prosperity. We serve companies, career seekers, educators, the community and you.
How We Work
At ConxusNEO, we know that our vision to create and sustain a demand-driven, data-informed talent system is made possible by partner engagement. By building shared understanding of the opportunity, providing strategic guidance to develop a common agenda and inspiring critical thinking to address complex issues in innovative ways, ConxusNEO:
- Supports aligned activities
- Establishes shared measurement practices
- Advances policy
- Mobilizes funding
Whether you're a company, educator or passionate community member, we value your knowledge and want you in the mix.
The need to build a talent system that Akron provides opportunity for Summit County residents and a competitive edge for companies has been highlighted recently. Find out more below.What Does the Public Think About Cross-sector Collaboration? July 31, 2017 Insights gleaned from focus groups exploring the public’s views of cross-sector collaboration can help practitioners better communicate their work. Read More Q & A: Michelle Collins, vice president, ConxusNEO July 17, 2017 In 2015, a nationwide public-private initiative called TechHire was implemented in communities across the U.S. to address the shortage of qualified workers to fill open tech positions — which at the time was about 500,000 and projected to surge to 1 million by 2020. TechHire’s goal is to help companies fill in-demand tech jobs with individuals who have completed high-quality training. ConxusNEO, an Akron-based nonprofit, is convening those efforts locally. Michelle Collins, its vice president, elaborates: Read More Akron Public Schools named Ford Next Generation Learning Community May 16, 2017 APS only school district in Ohio to receive this designation Read More