Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Innovative ‘All of the Above’ Approach to Job Creation

With second quarter numbers squarely in the books, we’re seeing evidence of the economy’s slow but sure recovery. And while a healthy 4.6 percent annual rate increase of the GDP means that the U.S. could see the strongest stretch of economic growth since 2004, job creation remains largely inconsistent. 

For six years now, political leaders from both parties have produced a litany of proposals to jump start not only employment in America, but investment in critical industries. Consider the calls for expanding domestic energy production, the federal investments made in research and development and shovel-ready infrastructure projects, and an emphasis on education programs that train workers for jobs of the future. The truth is, in today’s competitive global economy there is no silver-bullet to create jobs. We need an “all of the above” approach to grow the economy in a lasting and meaningful way…