February 2016

South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

The South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin is a monthly electronic publication providing the most recent market market information data available. It includes data such as labor supply, labor force, nonfarm worker levels by industry, annualized pay and DLR local office and unemployment insurance activities, as well as narrative analysis of timely labor market issues. Businesses and individuals use this publication to assess economic conditions in the state and determine prospective business locations or places to live and work. Read the current edition or subscribe to the Labor Bulletin today!

Learn how your business can have a Registered Apprenticeship or Internship

Registered Apprenticeship programs aid in recruiting new personnel, and often support the activities of your human resources department. Investing in the future of your employees can strengthen their loyalty to your company. Registered Apprenticeship connects job seekers looking to learn new skills with employers looking for qualified workers, resulting in a workforce with industry-driven training and employers with a competitive edge. Learn about the benefits of apprenticeships.

SDWORKS online jobs database includes a one-stop shop for all internships and other jobs offered by the state government, Board of Regents and state technical institutes. Furthermore, SDWORKS is promoted to all students attending post-secondary institution in the state, ensuring these internships are filled by quality applicants eager to apply what they have learned in the classroom.

How Dakota Roots can help you

Dakota Roots is DLR’s effort to enhance the workforce by recruiting more people into our labor force. Dakota Roots connects out-of-state individuals to in-state career opportunities. Staff provide essential one-one-one assistance, such as providing job leads, filling out applications, writing resumes and cover letters, and sharing labor market information. DLR also provides intensive services to employers with hard-to-fill positions. To learn more about Dakota Roots, visit www.dakotaroots.com.

Six in One Poster

To receive a labor law compliance poster which addresses all six of these federal posting requirements at no charge, contact your local South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation office.