Category: Workforce and Employment

State sees its jobless rate slide

Unemployment in Arkansas dipped again in August, from 4.3% in July to 4.2% in August. The state’s labor force, which has been decreasing and creating hiring challenges for employers, rose

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Jobs rebounding quickly, Young says

After the pandemic, employment has rebounded locally almost to 2019 levels, Mark Young, president and CEO of the Northeast Arkansas Industrial Development Corporation, said. The city is providing NAIDC with

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Summer Job Market for Teens Is Sweet

Young Americans are saving the summer. Businesses are counting on teenage workers to staff restaurants, golf clubs, resorts and other hot-weather entertainment spots emerging from pandemic lockdowns. Many employers are struggling

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