workforce development

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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Businesses benefit by hiring people with disabilties

There’s a gap between how many people with disabilities want to work and how many have jobs. That could mean opportunities for businesses.

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Becoming more employee-friendly starts with leaders

Journey Group realized that for many of its employees, work revolved around two things: The project they’re working on and the person they’re working for. That was the start of a workforce strategy.

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Lemonly hits the mark with millennial workforce

Lemonly has a message for millennials: You don’t have to job hop to gain experience: You can role hop.

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Connecting business with education helps build workforce

Education and industry must work together to keep the skills gap from getting even bigger. Here are some strategies.

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Problem-solving courts connect reformed offenders with employers

Sometimes, all it takes is a second chance. This court program is helping offenders get a fresh start — and providing a workforce option for businesses.

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Jodi’s Journal: The boomers are quitting. Will you hire them?

Many top performers are deciding to quit their jobs. But are businesses positioned to capitalize?

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