The Sioux Falls workforce continues to trend in an upward direction after many businesses endured losses when the pandemic played a large role in the livelihoods of owners, entrepreneurs, and their employees.

For those who have been fortunate to continue their employment and earn a living without any changes would not be unheard of. This may be due to the strong business beliefs of those who sign the checks.

However, changes in a person's priorities most likely have been altered in the last two years.

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In a recently published article at, all aspects of Americans' lives have been affected.

If you had to weigh the five most important areas of your job, what would they be?

Talker found that, and not surprisingly, the salary was number one, followed by health care, and flexible work options.

With the displacement of much of the workforce, employees also feel strongly about where they work. Either at their place of employment or remotely.

And finally the job itself.

We are still seeing plenty of Help Wanted signs when driving around Sioux Falls, but it is improving as businesses are getting smarter on how to attract new employees and being more conscious of how to keep them.


From Frybread to Pheasants - Here are South Dakota's Official State Things

Every state in our nation has chosen things that represent the state in one way or another to be official state things. Like a flower, or animal. South Dakota is no different.

The Mount Rushmore has a state flower. But did you know we also have a state tree and a state fish? Yes, we even have a state code.

Here is what we have so far in Wyoming. Thanks to the South Dakota Secretary of State's Office for the info:

South Dakota Foods You Must Try

Some foods are distinctly South Dakota. How many of these amazing South Dakota dishes have you tried?!

If you live in South Dakota chances are you've eaten many of the items on this food list.

But if you are visiting our state or if you just haven't gotten around to chowing down on these great eats, you need to get on it.

Some foods are distinctly South Dakotan. Here are the 9 South Dakota Foods You Must Try Before You Check Out …

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