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Posted on: November 16, 2018

State of the Workforce Momentum Survey Launches for 2019


The Missouri Job Center announces the launch of the fifth annual Momentum State of the Workforce Survey. Businesses and organizations from around the region are encouraged to give feedback through a short 20 question survey. The survey allows the Missouri Job Center to assess needs, as well as identify issues and challenges facing the workforce across the seven-county Ozark Region.

Area businesses, organizations, human resource managers, as well as area school superintendents are encouraged to participate by taking the survey. “The data obtained from the survey helps improve the standards of the local workforce and allows the Missouri Job Center to anticipate needs of employers, ensuring economic vitality in the region,” said Mary Ann Rojas, Workforce Development Director for the City of Springfield.

To access the survey visit Results of the survey will be released at the fifth annual Momentum State of the Workforce Luncheon on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at the White River Conference Center. This year’s keynote speaker will be Laith Wardi, CEcD, President and Founder of ExecutivePulse, Inc.

In 1994-95, Laith pioneered the first web-based system for business retention. Today, The ExecutivePulse CRM System is an industry leading technology solution for all facets of economic development and the most widely used database for business retention and expansion in North America. ExecutivePulse is now being used in Australia as well as the United States and Canada.

For more information, call Katherine Trombetta at 417-841-3389 or [email protected].  To take the survey visit


The Missouri Job Center is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aides and services available on request to individuals with disabilities. MO TTY users call 800-735-2966 or dial 711.

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