Steve Weitzner weighs in on a new Jobs Ohio program

Oct 16, 2016

The new JobsOhio talent recruitement tool is similar to Louisiana's FastStart program. Steve Weitzner's client benefited from Louisiana's program when the state recruited and trained people (at the State's cost) to replicate a sophisticated assembly operation that was moving from New England.


Poor location decisions too common, but avoidable

Sep 25, 2016

Too often organizations fail to fully understand the new labor market they’ll be competing in. Dennis McAndrew discusses how site selection consultants like Silverlode can help companies avoid making hasty relocation decisions and make thoughtful decisions based on comprehensive stakeholder input.


Silverlode helps Cleveland Heights finalize selection of development partner

Sep 13, 2016

After several months of screening, interviews presentations, and due diligence, Cleveland Heights has narrowed the field to two finalists and intends to negotiate a developer agreement with the selected partner before the end of the year.


How to avoid giving incentives to companies that offshore jobs

Aug 28, 2016

Indiana is facing criticism for giving incentives to companies which have then sent jobs overseas. Steve Weitzner weighs in on how other states have avoided this pitfall by requiring a statewide job creation or retention target.


The value of fixed fees and taking control of lead generation

Jul 01, 2016

Steve Weitzner led a panel of site consultants at the World Forum for FDI in San Diego. Business and community leaders got a crash course in the key issues dominating the site selection consulting profession, including compensation and winning projects.