Tag: workforce

Toxic culture is a key reason for workers leaving jobs

Retaining good employees is more challenging than ever, and while good pay is important, a toxic culture, job insecurity, failure to distinguish between high...

April jobs up 0.9 percent over 2018

Officials at the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development say April employment was up an estimated 0.9 percent, or 2,800 jobs over the same month in 2018.

$3.35 M grant will support job training

A $3.35 million federal grant awarded to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development will fund programs to train workers who lost their...

Statewide employment down in June

State labor officials say preliminary estimates for June show a decline of 1,700 jobs from June 2017, a loss of 0.5 percent.Some 1,000 jobs...

Growing number of Alaska workers are older

Seniors may make up a smaller share of Alaska’s population than most states, but they comprise the fastest growing senior population in the nation...

Murkowski to oil and gas industry: hire Alaskans

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is asking the five largest oil and gas producers in Alaska to share hiring data and for ideas on how...

Future workforce will be smaller, but smarter

Fishing industry officials faced with a declining workforce are increasingly modernizing and automating equipment to meet harvesting and processing demands with a smaller, but...

November jobs down by 2,800 workers

Total employment in Alaska dropped an estimated 0.9 percent in November over November 2016, a loss of about 2,800 jobs, state labor officials said.Statistics...

Opportunity knocks at the Kodiak docks

Fishing is big business in Alaska, but in Kodiak it’s colossal. The small city is the second-most prolific port in the nation (513.9 million...

Economy takes a hit on work force

Job losses in Alaska, impacted by losses in oil and construction, are impacting most of the state’s economy, state labor officials say.A detailed report...
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