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Workforce Development in Southwest Missouri

While many local companies struggle to recruit workers, some organizations are facing the region’s workforce development challenges head-on. Learn about their creative solutions to attracting and retaining talented employees. BY STEPHANIE TOWNE BENOIT, BIZ 417 At the height of the Great Recession, the scheduling board in the office of Brookline Doorworks, a Springfield garage door… Read more »

Taney Co. Students Connect with Area Employers About Careers

March 11, 2017 Local News 0 Comments BRANSON, Mo. – This week, nearly 1,500 high school students from Branson, Forsyth and Hollister high schools were introduced to career pathways and empowered to learn more about how they can contribute to Taney County’s workforce efforts through Taney County Career Days, put on by Taney County Partnership’s… Read more »

The Greater Ozarks Centers for Advanced Professional Studies is accpeting applications

The Greater Ozarks Centers for Advanced Professional Studies (GO CAPS) is accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year until February 28. GO CAPS is a career exploration program for high school juniors and seniors from 14 school districts: Bolivar, Branson, Hollister, Logan-Rogersville, Marshfield, Monett, Nixa, Ozark, Reeds Spring, Republic, Spokane, Springfield, Strafford and Willard. The… Read more »

Taney County Partnership Hosts Workforce Summit

February 1, 2017 Local News Taney County Partnership Executive Director Jonas Arjes and Programs and Communications Director Heather Hardinger College of the Ozarks Career Center Director Jim Freeman Cultural Exchange Network Summer Work Travel Program Abigail Palmer by Tim Church POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – The Taney County Partnership welcomes area employers, businesses and organizations to… Read more »

Taney County Partnership to Host Community Workforce Summit

January 16, 2017 Local News by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – In an effort to bring the community together around the workforce challenges facing the Branson-Lakes area the Taney County Partnership is hosting a Community Workforce Summit on Tuesday, January 31st, at The Keeter Center in Point Lookout. Taney County Partnership Executive Director Jonas Arjes… Read more »

Branson Airport’s local economic impact totals $454.8 million in five years

Contact: Jonas Arjes, EDFPExecutive Director, Taney County Partnershipjarjes@taneycountypartnership.com417-337-2540 c | 417-243-2126 o FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, December 12, 2017 Branson Airport’s economic impact on local economy totals $454.8 million in five yearsThe airport’s economic impact on the local economy totaled $454.8 million from 2010 – 2015.  Since the reduction of air service at Branson in 2014,… Read more »

Group expands on workforce development

Elizabeth Barmeier | Branson Tri-Lakes News The Taney County Partnership has been focused on workforce development and establishing ways to meet the current supply and demand market in Taney County. Executive Director Jonas Arjes presented an update on the organization as a whole. Currently, the partnership has 40 members including 10 public sector partners and 30… Read more »

Group expands on workforce development

Elizabeth Barmeier | Branson Tri-Lakes News   The Taney County Partnership has been focused on workforce development and establishing ways to meet the current supply and demand market in Taney County. Executive Director Jonas Arjes presented an update on the organization as a whole. Currently, the partnership has 40 members including 10 public sector partners and… Read more »

HVS Market Pulse: Branson, MO

HVS Market Pulse: Branson, MOby Justin Westad Named after the owner of the area’s first general store and later developed as a center for lumber shipments, Branson, Missouri, had an inauspicious start as a tourism destination. Over the course of the past century, however, Branson has built a reputation as a “family friendly” counterpart to… Read more »