Our office surveyed almost 100,000 Mississippi businesses to determine their needs, employee qualifications, barriers, and what was most important to their operations.
We received more than 1,800 responses. An educated workforce to improve our economy is of vast importance to Mississippi’s businesses. Significant results from businesses included:
- About to 75% of businesses find it moderately to significantly difficult to find an educated workforce.
- About 45% would expand in Mississippi if they had an educated workforce.
- More than 40% said having an educated workforce is most important to their business; more than 20% said community support was most important.
To view the survey results, click here: Y’all Business Survey Results