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Report: Jonesboro Weathered Recession Well, Leads State in Job Growth

by George Jared 2/12/2016 8:54 am

The Great Recession caused millions of workers nationwide to lose their jobs in 2008 and afterward, and thousands of those losses were in Arkansas. Jonesboro, however, fared much better than other Arkansas cities during the economic downturn, and its job growth continues to be a standard-bearer in the Natural State.

Jonesboro: Skilled Workforce Attracts Industry (Workforce Development (Over 20K) | Winner)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Jonesboro city leaders know it takes a highly skilled workforce to attract industry. Their efforts to build a base of highly skilled workers necessary for the recruitment of industry earned the city recognition as a 2011 Arkansas Business City of Distinction for Workforce Development.