A new National Park Service report shows that 2,920,250 visitors to national parks in Alaska spent $1.36 billion in the state in 2018, resulting in 17,760 jobs and a cumulative economic benefit of more than $1.98 billion.
The Internal Revenue Service urges taxpayers who work multiple jobs or who may be adding summer employment to complete a Paycheck Checkup.
Elected officials join business leaders to announce Alaska as leading maritime state.
The employment increase in March was encouraging, as growth continued and was higher than January and February.
UA President Jim Johnsen reflects on the efforts UA has made to help provide an educated, dedicated workforce for the state’s industries.
Alaskans looking for summer employment have the opportunity to work in the seafood processing industry.
Schools throughout the nation are facing a teacher shortage, and nowhere is this felt more starkly than in Alaska, where a large number of educators are recruited from the Lower 48.
The North Slope and the Interior are carrying the brunt of Alaska’s construction projects. Overall, however, the state’s construction landscape continues to inch toward brighter pastures.
Healthcare employment has recently seen consistent increases—not many sectors in Alaska are seeing that trend. What isn’t common knowledge, however, is the process involved in filling the positions that fuel the growing demand for jobs.
“If nonprofits were treated as their own industry, they would be the second largest source of non-government employment behind oil and gas in Alaska,” according to a January 2018 report.