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Trainers operating with a federal grant have come through Brookings and Pierre to educate public and private employers on compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act that was signed in 1990.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has held his last in a series of workforce summits this week intended to gather ideas on what the state can do, if anything, to address a shortage of qualified workers.
One of the ways to get a better educated workforce is through offering online degrees.
The president of Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown is back from a meeting with the Vice President of the United States.
According to the latest jobs report released Friday, employers are adding jobs across the country but unemployment remains steady. Meanwhile, here in KELOLAND, state leaders are still working to fill open positions throughout South Dakota.
The City of Sioux Falls has gotten into the job fair game, with its first ever event connecting citizens to what could be their new career.
On Monday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the City of Sioux Falls will host a career fair.
South Dakota state agencies will welcome about 20 percent fewer interns to Pierre this summer.
The City of Sioux Falls is looking to hire new employees.
Hewlett-Packard says it is cutting another 11,000 to 16,000 jobs, above a target of 34,000 the company outlined in a multi-year restructuring plan in May 2012.
The governor and other state leaders have four more stops in a workforce needs tour.
More than a quarter of the state's workforce is at or nearing retirement age and many employers are concerned about filling jobs.
With South Dakota high school seniors poised to pick up their diplomas this weekend, many companies are hoping the new graduates will consider careers in construction.
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