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No Surprise: Higher Pay Helps Attract, Retain Employees

by Mark Friedman 10/24/2016 12:00 am

All industries, from health care to manufacturing, have faced a shortage of workers. Kathy Deck, director of the Center for Business & Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton School of Business at the University of Arkansas, says increasing pay would be the first action she would suggest when companies can’t find the right workers to fill positions.

Arkansas Travelers Embrace Changes Following Firings

by Todd Traub 9/30/2013 12:00 am

On the surface, things look much the same under new Arkansas Travelers General Manager Paul Allen as they were under Pete Laven, who was fired almost a year ago. But it's clear the Travelers are in transition.