Sioux Falls Development Foundation

Tech education program sparks surprise visit

When Denny Sanford saw an article featuring tech education students at Malloy, he decided to meet them. Here’s what happened next.

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Today’s workforce: Experience adds value

It’s no secret that as our population ages, the workforce is aging right along with it.  In light of the declining population of younger workers and the projected shortages of talent in many areas, savvy employers are turning to workers 50 and older to gain and maintain a competitive edge.

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POET welcomes largest intern group as demand for spots spikes

POET is working to build its future workforce by crafting a college internship program that often draws up to 100 applicants for each spot.

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Popular new event among successful workforce strategies

Here’s an update on new workforce development strategies — and a reminder to register for a popular new event.

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Manufacturer shares successful on-boarding approach

The first days at a company go a long way in determining whether an employee stays. Here are some best practices to take away from a fast-growing area manufacturer.

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New workforce strategies include employer summit, targeted recruitment

A new event centered around workforce development as well as targeted recruitment efforts are among new strategies from the Sioux Falls Development Foundation.

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High school, college students learn skills, find jobs through public-private internship program

Thanks to state-backed programs and an employer partnership, students are getting a fantastic work experience and education at Malloy.

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Sioux Falls Development Foundation names new leader

The president and CEO of a Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce will be the next leader of the Sioux Falls Development Foundation.

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Evening welding class draws wide range of students

When a high school freshman wanted to weld, he became the youngest person to attend Southeast Technical Institute. His dad went with him, and they became part of a tight-knit nontraditional class.

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Boutique success story Filly Flair embarks on new stage of growth

From her basement in Crooks, Laura Benson has built an industry-leading boutique.

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