Focus Area: Sector Strategies
The WDC plays a critical role in convening industry, education and labor leaders around industry workforce issues and finding solutions that meet business needs and get people jobs.
How Do We Choose Our Focus and Watch Sectors?
Every two years, the WDC reviews the industry sectors in King County to determine which we should choose for our workforce development efforts and what those strategies should be. Industry leaders may also request that the WDC convene a sector panel based on workforce needs that they have identified in their industry.
Our focus sectors are:
Our watch sectors are:
Transportation and Warehousing (including Logistics & Supply Chain Management)
Trade (including Wholesale & Retail)
The key criteria are:
Economic size and scope
Supply and demand alignment
Potential for impact