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Jeff-Standridge

Innovators and Entrepreneurs - the Long Game

From Shark Tank to The Profit, incubators to accelerators to venture investing, the public seems to be more attuned to the risks and rewards of entrepreneurship than ever before. It’s not just a passing trend. In fact,....

Board-Member-H-McDonald

Did you know that Arkansas has an employment problem?

Did you know that Arkansas has an employment problem? Yes, Arkansas businesses have approximately 30,000 jobs that need to be filled. Unfortunately, businesses are having great difficulty filling them because applicants don’t have the proper skills,....

Board-Member-K-Vire

Fastest-Growing Occupations in the U.S. are Home Health and Personal Care Aides

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the two fastest-growing occupations in the country are Home Health Aides and Personal Care Aides. BLS projects the need in these two careers will increase by 70% over the next few years. In real numbers, ....

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Career Education and Workforce Development Board Elects New Officers

LITTLE ROCK – The Career Education and Workforce Development Board elected new officers at its July 12th meeting. Hugh McDonald of Little Rock will serve as Chair and Gina Radke of North Little Rock will serve as Vice Chair. McDonald and Radke will each serve a one year term. ....

Adam Arroyos PhD

Adam Arroyos, Ph.D. speaks at State DECA Conference in Little Rock

Recently, I had the honor of serving as the keynote speaker for the State DECA Conference in Little Rock. It was a tremendous opportunity for me as I had the opportunity to return to give back to a student organization that is very similar to the student organization that gave so much to me.....