How to grow a new crop of professionals

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Opinion

September 17, 2019 - 10:50 AM

Unemployment in Kansas stands at 3.3%, according to the Kansas Department of Labor.

But before you jump for joy, take note that Kansas is on a long-term trend of losing jobs. Over the last decade, the state has lost 42,000 positions, dropping from 1.521 million to 1.479 million.

And increasingly, finance, engineering, computer science and health care fields are facing severe shortages.

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