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NWA Leaders Seek to Boost Local Workforce

Several nonprofits and schools are working to recruit and train local students with the hopes of helping them build a career. read more >
Angee Valentine is interim director of the Reimagine Workforce program at Shorter College in North Little Rock, which offers eight fields of study, including human resources and computer technology.
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Grant Helps Workers Reimagine CareersLock Icon

The state of Arkansas provides $13 million to two Arkansas colleges to meet job training needs. read more >
Carla Boyd, Northwest Arkansas Community College’s nursing program director, shows off the college’s new nursing simulation lab. NWACC is doubling its nursing enrollment.
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‘We Need Your Nurses’ Is Plea as Northwest Arkansas Builds Talent PipelineLock Icon

Northwest Arkansas continues to grow in population while its unemployment rate remains low, leading to a labor crunch among the area’s businesses. read more >
Stephanie Howard was an executive assistant at USA Truck of Van Buren for 13-plus years before joining Beall Barclay & Co. in Fort Smith.
Business Services / Education / Public Companies / Transportation

Executive Assistant Adjusts to New CEOs

Executive assistants adapt to their employer's expectations – even when those expectations and duties change according to who's in the executive seat. read more >