Gov. Sanders announced the Arkansas Workforce Strategy, a report from her Chief Workforce Officer detailing ways to grow and develop Arkansas’ workforce

Fort Smith, Ark. – According to the state officials, the Governor established the role of Chief Workforce Officer and the Workforce Cabinet at the beginning of her term through Executive Order and tasked the group with developing this report.

State officials also announced that Mike Rogers serves as Arkansas’ Chief Workforce Officer.

Governor Sanders released the following statement:

“Arkansas’ economy is booming, but if we don’t get workers off the sidelines and prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow, we won’t reap the full rewards of that growth.

I tasked Mike Rogers and the Workforce Cabinet with making Arkansas a national leader in workforce development.

This workforce strategy will guide us toward that goal and help put every Arkansan on the path to a good-paying, valuable career.”

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