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Hannibal/Kirksville Region

Missouri Celebrates IT Professionals Day; Continues to Grow Tech Workforce

Today is IT Professionals Day – a day dedicated to honoring the men and women we rely on to keep us connected. Missouri’s tech workforce includes thousands of the top IT ... Read More

Missouri Announces Statewide Apprenticeship Matching Service

The Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development and the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently announced the start of a new statewide apprenticeship matching service that helps employers ... Read More

Missouri Governor Officially Declares September 2020 Workforce Development Month

Missouri Governor Mike Parson has officially declared September 2020 Workforce Development Month to promote higher education and job training programs across the state. In an official proclamation, Governor Parson said “Missouri ... Read More

Missouri’s Unemployment Rate Drops – Economic Recovery in Full Swing

Unemployment numbers released this month show that Missouri’s Show Me Strong Recovery Plan is working. The state’s unemployment rate is more than 3% lower than the federal unemployment rate of 10.2% ... Read More

Missouri is Home to Three of Top Ten US Distribution Center Sites

“COVID-19 has hit supply chains with a ‘double whammy,’” writes John Boyd in Supply Chain Quarterly. “Meanwhile the already booming e-commerce sector has kicked into overdrive.” Boyd, a highly respected consultant ... Read More

Missouri Companies Continue to Grow Workforce Despite COVID-19

While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused companies across the world to lay off workers, many companies in Missouri have continued to see their local workforces grow. Centene Corp., a health innovation ... Read More

Missouri Announces $50 Million Broadband Expansion to Aid in COVID-19 Recovery Effort

Missouri Governor Mike Parson recently announced nearly $50 million to support broadband expansion across Missouri. Funding for the new programs comes in large part from the state’s Coronavirus Relief Fund and ... Read More

Missouri is North America’s Logistics & Distribution Center

When it comes to business expansion and new site selection, location is one of the most important factors. Centrally located in the Midwest, and in the center of North America, Missouri is ... Read More

Missouri is Leading the Way in the Health Innovation Industry

Cutting-edge biomedical research is taking place across Missouri in world-renowned research hospitals and innovation districts such as the Cortex Innovation Community and the Missouri Innovation Center. Cerner, Centene, and Express Scripts ... Read More

The Future of Work Is Remote

Imagine this – you’ve been working all day on your home computer, attending video conferences, and managing your team spread out over half of the country. Then, you step outside and ... Read More