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10,000 Baby Boomers

Access to workforce is consistently the most important factor for companies in deciding where to locate. Therefore, our state’s economy depends on how we respond to these seismic demographic shifts. West Virginia must focus on attracting and retaining the next generation of leaders as older West Virginians, who have earned the right to retire, exit the workforce daily.

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