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Companies meet at GSU to discuss economic development

STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) -

The job search comes down to education or training.

Nearly a dozen of the area's largest companies met today at Georgia Southern University to talk with university and technical college leaders about what they need in workers now and in the future.

Georgia economic developers said the information helps better prepare workers and helps businesses grow more jobs in Georgia.

"We've also found that when we've recruited companies and the found out we're this committed to the workforce, they're interested," said Chris Carr of the Georgia Dept. Economic Development.

The meeting at Georgia Southern on Tuesday was one of thirteen around the state.

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