workforce development

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.

2 years ago

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?

2 years ago

Culture of respect creates thriving international workforce

Grand Prairie Foods has grown from 15 to 150 employees in 15 years, with a staff of whom almost all were born outside the U.S.

2 years ago

Augustana University class of 2017: 99% job placement

According to a new report, 99 percent of recent Augustana University grads seeking employment are employed in a position related to their major or chosen field.

2 years ago

Sioux Falls Development Foundation steps up workforce strategies

Get to know workforce development manager Jennifer Tuttle, who is rolling out new strategies for the Sioux Falls Development Foundation.

2 years ago

Jodi’s Journal: Taxes, young professionals and quantum computing

It took awhile, but I finally figured out why this idea for a message was cohesive and not the catch-all that my headline might indicate: Because everything I’ve encountered lately that seemed to fit somehow together really is about the future.

2 years ago

School, community combine to fill housing needs in Lennox

Recognizing the need for more housing in Lennox, here’s what happened when students and community leaders came together.

2 years ago

Novak attracts workers with signing bonuses, quality culture

Novak Sanitary is serious about attracting workers, offering a $5,000 signing bonus and jobs with great pay and benefits.

2 years ago

They said yes: Now, how to keep that new hire 

After a successful hire, you might breathe a sigh of relief and feel like your job is done until his or her first day on the job. But it’s important to note that an employee most often makes the decision to stay or leave a position during the first 30 to 60 days.

2 years ago

Jodi’s Journal: What’s the story behind the hiring horror stories?

A perfect storm in retail is resulting in extreme hiring struggles.

2 years ago

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