workforce development

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.

6 days ago Views

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.

1 month ago Views

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.

1 month ago Views

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.

2 months ago Views

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.

2 months ago Views

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.

2 months ago Views

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.

3 months ago Views

Best state for physicians to practice medicine? You guessed it

Here’s why South Dakota is ranked the best state for physicians to practice in, and why some Sanford physicians from New York decided it was the place for them.

3 months ago Views

Regional leader: Innovation key to economic growth

“ZIP code doesn’t really matter in economic development, especially when companies want access to talent.” We talk workforce development strategies that are working with regional leader Nick Fosheim.

3 months ago Views

CTE Academy helps address workforce needs

In his role as principal of the Career and Technical Education Academy, Josh Hall is on the leading edge of efforts to equip students with skills needed by employers.

4 months ago Views

News Tip

Have a business news item to share with us?

Scroll to top