EmployLink’s October meeting on the 24th is a special breakfast event featuring the LeaderU movement. This seminar offers a completely new approach to leadership. LeaderU updates and gives a fresh look showing not just how to be a leader, but how to stay a leader that is on the cutting Read More
More than 400 youth from a dozen schools districts across the region participated in the first-ever Manufacturing Day, held Friday at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin. Reps from 20 different manufacturing firms exhibited in the event, coordinated by the Joplin Regional Partnership.
An interim education committee from the Missouri House of Representatives held a hearing in Joplin Wednesday night to gather input on improving Missouri’s education system. The hearing provided an opportunity for lawmakers to learn more about the benefits of the National Career Readiness Certificate
InterviewStream is the premiere web and video-based service offered in Southwest Missouri for employers to save time and money in the first-round interview screening process. Those new to the process can dig deeper thanks to a 30-minute talk show interview from Drive Through HR with Randy Bitting of InterviewStream.
Barry, Barton, Lawrence, and Newton Counties in Southwest Missouri joined the ranks of the 33 counties in Show-Me State with the Certified Work Ready Community In Progress designation. The Missouri Workforce Investment Board at the Department of Economic Development approved the second round of certified counties at its meeting in Read More
Site Selection magazine’s July 2013 edition includes a profile on Jasper County as the nation’s first Certified Work Ready Community. Site Selection provided background on CWRC, Joplin’s success in rebounding from the tornado disaster, and plans for the future. Mark Arend interviewed Susan Adams from Able Manufacturing and Jasen Jones Read More
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