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

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Taney County Partnership Hosts Workforce Summit

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

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

Contact: Jonas Arjes, EDFP Executive Director, Taney County Partnership jarjes@taneycountypartnership.com 417-337-2540 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 years The airport’s economic impact on the local economy totaled $454.8 million from 2010 – 2015.  Since the reduction of air service

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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

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HVS Market Pulse: Branson, MO

HVS Market Pulse: Branson, MO by 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

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OnPoint Career Finder helps connect talent and opportunity in Taney County

           Media Contact: Heather Hardinger Taney County Partnership Programs & Communications Director hhardinger@taneycountypartnership.com  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Branson, Mo. – Taney County Partnership recently launched a new website and home to its workforce initiative, OnPoint. The new website features a mobile responsive, interactive job search platform to help

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Creating an Empowered Work Environment

Companies across the nation are experiencing similar issues with employee retention. According to recent studies, employee turnover is on the rise in the United States – nearly 59 million employees left their jobs in 2015 and 37% of U.S. employees are currently considering leaving their jobs, an increase of 33% since 2011. This turnover comes

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DED releases July 2016 Jobs Report

Release Date: 08/16/2016 Contact: Amy Susan,  (573) 522-5058 View original article here. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – According to seasonally adjusted data released today by the Missouri Department of Economic Development, Missouri’s nonfarm payroll employment grew by 2,100 jobs in July, reaching a new record high for the state with 2,816,600 active jobs. July’s nonfarm payroll

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