SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — On this week’s Inside KELOLAND, we’re digging into South Dakota’s worker shortage as well as the hot housing market.
Over the last few months, you may have noticed quite a few “hiring” signs across KELOLAND. As of August 31st, there were more than 27,000 job openings advertised on the SDWORKS database.
However, the South Dakota Labor Department says the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July is at just 2.9 percent.
According to the Labor Department’s website, about 13,500 people are currently listed as unemployed. August data will be released on September 16th.
- Adjusting hours, to stay open through extreme staff shortages
- Young employees heading back-to-school intensifies workforce shortage
- Are you making it harder for businesses to hire employees?
- Nursing shortage worsens in South Dakota at a time when COVID-19 is reemerging
- More need, fewer applicants for teachers in Sioux Falls
- Beresford School District sees growing need for substitute teachers
- Help wanted for several Sioux Falls School District positions
- Rental vacancy rates at all time low in Sioux Falls