Panelists at the annual Manufacturing Outlook on Dec. 7 reflected on workforce recruitment and retention and investments in automated equipment before a sold-out crowd of 450 attending the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
Personal responsibility and caring for employees are common themes among nine thought leaders.
The networking and mentoring initiative for women in business was founded in 2016.
The rest of the state’s MSAs follow suit, according to latest government data.
Educational centers in Buffalo, Reeds Spring and Monett also are impacted.
The Nov. 8 passage of Amendment 3, for which supporters asked Missouri voters to approve recreational weed, is likely to open the floodgates for both increased sales and workforces within the burgeoning marijuana industry, officials say.
Nonprofit officials respond to a letter issued by the group.
Average weekly pay comes to $979, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
Reporter Mike Cullinan brings you workforce, new business and medical marijuana coverage and analysis.
Ericka Schmeeckle succeeds Sally Payne, who suddenly exited last month.
Less than six months after launching Innovate SOMO, a regional network that aims to spur digital workforce and economic development in the state, officials with the initiative are making plans for a recently received $2 million federal grant.
Springfield Public Schools is partnering with Ozarks Technical Community College.
Springfield Community Gardens announces its second grant in a week.
The Springfield-based auto parts retailer is No. 122 out of 200 companies nationwide.
Reporter Karen Craigo brings government and development coverage and analysis.
Classes will begin next semester in the university’s 67,000-square-foot building.
The decision is expected to cost the company millions of dollars.
The figure comes to 1.6% in September, according to latest federal data.
Springfield Business Journal’s 2023 Trusted Advisers event honors 20 businesspeople.