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SD government internships draw fewer applicants

May 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE (AP) — The number of applicants for internships in South Dakota state agencies is down about 17 percent compared with last year, a decline the program’s administrator says is partly due to an improved job market.

The s…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

6 Workforce Summits planned around South Dakota

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard will host six Workforce Summits across South Dakota between late April and mid-June.

The goal is to get state, community, business and education leaders talking about the state’s workforce challenges and oppo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

6 Workforce Summits planned around South Dakota

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard will host six Workforce Summits across South Dakota between late April and mid-June.

The goal is to get state, community, business and education leaders talking about the state’s workforce challenges and oppo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD state, local employees increase

March 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

South Dakota’s state and local government employment grew from 2007 to 2012.That’s according to a recent study by the U.S. Census Bureau examining federal, state and local government employment trends.In fact, five of the seven Northern Plains states…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Help wanted in Mitchell

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

South Dakota is poised to be on “the leading edge of a national workforce issue,” according to a local development expert.

South Dakota’s businesses, including those in Mitchell and the surrounding area, have been routinely hindered in recent year…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Help wanted in Mitchell

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

South Dakota is poised to be on “the leading edge of a national workforce issue,” according to a local development expert.

South Dakota’s businesses, including those in Mitchell and the surrounding area, have been routinely hindered in recent year…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ND one of few states to see low-income wages increase; SD’s wages decrease

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakota was one of only three states that saw wages rise for so-called “low-income wage earners” during the Great Recession, according to a new study by the Economic Policy Institute.Low-income wage earners are in the bottom 20 percentile, accor…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ND one of few states to see low-income wages increase; SD’s wages decrease

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakota was one of only three states that saw wages rise for so-called “low-income wage earners” during the Great Recession, according to a new study by the Economic Policy Institute.Low-income wage earners are in the bottom 20 percentile, accor…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Self-employment rises only in ND

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakota was the only state in the United States to see an increase in self-employment from 2009 to 2013.

Washington, D.C., was the only other location to also see such growth, according to a recent report by CareerBuilder.com.

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Self-employment rises only in ND

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakota was the only state in the United States to see an increase in self-employment from 2009 to 2013.

Washington, D.C., was the only other location to also see such growth, according to a recent report by CareerBuilder.com.

North Dakota…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com