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WorkforceZone Summer 2015 edition now online

The Summer 2015 edition of WorkforceZone looks at recent impact and innovation along with emerging opportunities in workforce development for Southwest Missouri and the greater Four-States Area. The magazine-style report helps inform stakeholders, customers, community leaders, and state/federal officials of important progress for the region’s public workforce system. The PDF version is available as a 3mb…

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WIB expands research tools for economic development and sector impact

The noble calling of economic development work extends beyond the mere dollars and cents of business recruitment and expansion.  It’s about prospering communities and creating opportunities for the people of Southwest Missouri and the greater Four-States. The WIB upgraded its capacity with a new suite of tools through its partnership with Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc.…