workforce development

Workforce development priorities focus on drawing talent, educating for future needs

The Sioux Falls Development Foundation strives to be the place for businesses to connect to workforce development resources, and with new leadership and a renewed focus on the topic, it’s a significant priority for this year and beyond.

4 months ago

Road to 2026: Best career advice for talent today and tomorrow

Almost two-thirds of today’s elementary school-age children will work in jobs that have yet to be created. Here’s a fascinating forecast for jobs that are growing and those that are shrinking.

4 months ago

‘Dirty Jobs’ host funds scholarship for tech ed students in South Dakota

Celebrity Mike Rowe’s visit to South Dakota last year to promote technical school education has inspired him to help fund scholarships for those students.

5 months ago

Good jobs and hot careers: Here’s what’s trending in S.D.

They’re in-demand jobs that pay above the state’s median wage. South Dakota’s Labor Market Information Center recently released its list of Hot Careers in South Dakota.

7 months ago

Second chances: Employers find dedicated workers in those trying to rebuild their lives

“If I judged them on their past alone, I might be missing out on a great employee.” Hear from a number of employers who say prior offenders are helping fill their workforce needs.

7 months ago

Jodi’s Journal: When tourism meets workforce development

If you’ve ever said we need more young, creative workers in Sioux Falls, this column and this week are for you.

7 months ago

Mundt: Attraction, retention, expansion are primary goals for 2019

During 2019, the Sioux Falls Development Foundation will focus its efforts on the attraction, retention and expansion of both business and talent.

8 months ago

Hiring is just the start: This firm goes beyond many to help employees develop careers

They made a choice to stay in South Dakota after graduation. Now their employer is helping them develop in their careers.

8 months ago

Fiegen, O’Gorman partner in hands-on construction class

When Fiegen Construction learned O’Gorman High School no longer offered shop class, it stepped in to create one that attracted dozens of students.

8 months ago

One-of-a-kind office, unique culture build employee loyalty

There’s no office in Sioux Falls quite like Carsforsale.com. From the moment you enter the lobby, it’s clear this place has a culture all its own.

9 months ago

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