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MetaBank develops veterans group to recruit, retain talent

MetaVet, a new group at MetaBank, has found innovative ways to recruit and retain military veterans.

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Jodi’s Journal: In best states for business, S.D. drops to No. 24. What happened?

South Dakota was CNBC’s top state for business in 2013. Four years later, it has dropped to No. 24.

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Jodi’s Journal: Want to hire top talent? Ask the right questions

I recently wrapped up several features on small family businesses that collectively made up this month’s cover story for the Chamber News. And – as often happens – that reporting led me to a story-within-a-story.

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Staffing firm gpac aims to become among nation’s largest

Staffing firm gpac plans to grow from 135 employees to 300 in the next five years.

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Economist: Sioux Falls should think broader in recruiting workers

Sioux Falls needs to look beyond surrounding communities to attract enough workers to support its growth, Creighton University economist Ernie Goss told a group of leaders Thursday.

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Foreign workers support tourism industry in S.D. — if they can get here

Several tourism-related businesses depend on hiring foreign workers for seasonal jobs. A federal program allows them to do it, but that may be changing.

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S.D. employers use immigrant sponsorships to fill workplace gaps

South Dakota employers increasingly rely on immigration programs to recruit and retain talented employees to fill the gaps.

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Good Samaritan lays off more than 100

More than 100 employees have lost their jobs as part of a restructuring at the Sioux Falls-based national headquarters of The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society.

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Five surprising findings about employee engagement

More than one in three workers throughout the world feels disengaged at work. And only 13 percent feel highly engaged and highly satisfied. For everyone in between, there’s room for improvement, too.

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