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Inside Bank OZK: George Gleason’s 10 Defining MomentsLock Icon

With 45 years to choose from, George Gleason has plenty of options for naming the biggest events during his tenure at Bank OZK. read more >
Media & Marketing / Retail

Are You Really Glad I’m Here? (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

Whether it’s someone responsible for frontline reception, wait staff, retail associate (once called clerks) or a general customer service representative, behaviors, conduct, manners and simple etiquette have suffered greatly. read more >
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Building Better Benefits After COVID-19 (Chris O’Dwyer Commentary)

Companies are shifting to offer benefits that take into account mental health, remote work and caregiving — three of the biggest workplace issues that came to light in 2020. read more >
Media & Marketing / Small Business

Arkansas’ Newest News Chain Owner

Arkansas’ newest newspaper chain owner thinks technology has been the enemy of print news for too long. read more >
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U.S. Home Broadband Gains Greatest in Suburbs

The adoption of home broadband varies by demographics, including community type: urban, suburban and rural. read more >
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U.S. Labor Force Recovery Remains Remote

The coronavirus pandemic pushed the unemployment rate in the United States to near record highs and caused millions of workers to leave the workforce, and a year later, the labor market remains far from recovery. read more >
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The U.S. Economy… and Changing Occupations

The COVID-19 pandemic drove down employment and pushed the U.S. economy into recession a year ago, and now many unemployed Americans are considering changing occupations, according to the Pew Research Center. read more >
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Millennial Life: Better Educated, Most Women Work

Millennials are better educated than previous generations, with the share of young adults in the millennial generation (born 1981 through 1996) who have a bachelor’s degree or higher standing at 39% compared with 15% for the silent generation (1928-1945). read more >
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Millennial Incomes: Median Hits $69,000 in 2017

Median incomes of U.S. households are rising again, and “those headed by a Millennial (someone age 22 to 37) now earn more than young adult households did at nearly any time in the past 50 years,” according to the Pew Research Center. read more >
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Give and Take (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

Federal economic policy appears to be non-ideological. Let’s call it whimsical. Americans have a reduction in the taxes we pay, but with tariffs, an increase in the prices of products we buy. read more >
Professor Gerald Jordan in the new converged newsroom of the University of Arkansas’ fully accredited School of Journalism and Strategic Media, which has new facilities to go with its new name.
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Arkansas Journalism Schools Shift to Meet Needs of Job MarketLock Icon

The new name of the University of Arkansas' School of Journalism & Strategic Media presents a potential multimillion-dollar opportunity for the university, which can now put a donor’s name on the school. read more >
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Millennials Constitute 35 Percent of U.S. Labor Force

Millennials are the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, comprising 35 percent of the workforce, according to the Pew Research Center. read more >
Banking & Finance / Education

Student Loan Debt: A $1.3 Trillion Burden

Student loan debt in the United States has soared in the last decade, reaching $1.3 trillion at the end of June 2017, according to the Pew Research Center. That’s more than two and a half times what student borrowers owed 10 years previously. read more >
Manufacturing

Millennials at Work: Not Job-Hoppers

Millennial employees are no more likely to job-hop than Generation X workers did when they were young adults, statistics show. read more >
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You Can Go Home Again: More Young Americans Living With Parents

Living with a parent is the most common living arrangement for 18- to 34-year-olds in the United States, the first time on record that that has been the case, according to the Pew Research Center. read more >
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Most Americans Get Election News from Cable, But Social Media Leads Millennials

Nine in 10 U.S. adults got information about the 2016 presidential campaign in a recent week, but they’re divided about the most helpful sources of news and information. read more >
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Self-Employed Predominate in Agriculture, Construction

Self-employed Americans and those whom they hired accounted for 44 million jobs in 2014, according to the Pew Research Center. read more >
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Percentage of Millennials Living Independently Drops

Despite an improving economy, the percentage of young adults, or millennials, living independently in the United States has not rebounded to prerecession levels, according to a recent study. read more >
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Podcasts Growing in Popularity

While probably destined to become the placards of the 22nd century, podcasts represent an increasingly influential medium. read more >
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Millennials Rising as Biggest Share of Workforce

The millennial generation earlier this year passed Generation X to become the largest share of the U.S. workforce, the Pew Research Center says. read more >