Attracting and Retaining Workers in Today's Challenging Market
5 Jul 2022
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment has fallen to pre-pandemic levels, but that doesn’t mean the workforce is simply returning to normal. In March of 2022, a record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs, leaving 1.9 job openings for every unemployed worker. According to the Institute of Supply Management, filling positions in the manufacturing industry is particularly challenging. According to a recent survey by CNBC, fifty-two percent of all small business owners report trouble finding workers. It’s safe to say that for every employee who resigns, others are contemplating quitting.
Springs Park opens in La GrangeJul 1 2022
Springs Park in La Grange held a grand opening for several of its focal attractions Friday evening, including a splash pad and million-dollar Farmers’ Market pavilion. Hundreds gathered for a ground breaking ceremony and address from Mayor John Black for the park's 6 p.m. opening. Dozens of children cooled...
Signing Days Celebrate Technical Training and Careers in Advanced Manufacturing in Kentucky's I-71 CorridorJun 8 2022
This spring, Carroll County and surrounding communities celebrated students pursuing advanced manufacturing careers in our region with College Signing Day. Due to restrictions during Covid, 2022 was the second time this event was offered since it’s inception in 2019. College Signing Day highlights graduating high school students who have...
Andy Beshear has plenty to boast about. With a tandem of recent mega wins in the EV mobility sweepstakes, the first-term governor has declared Kentucky to be “the undisputed electric battery production capital of the United States of America.” Big statement, that. “Between Ford and the Envision plant,” Beshear...