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Candidate profile: Jerry Nankervis, Assembly D2

...people to fill state positions of retiring Juneauites. What can the Assembly do to further this goal?Encouraging young workers with families to move to Juneau will take several things. We need to increase the good paying, year-round jobs...
Juneau's future mapped out

...first decrease in Juneau employment since 2009, according to the study), and high cost of living, which deters young workers from moving to Juneau.The capital city is also facing potential decreases to the workforce in the next 10 years as...
David Williams Richards

...spent at the Alyeska Pipeline Terminal in Valdez. He ran the woodshop where his greatest pleasure came from mentoring young workers and chatting it up "with the old guys."He served as an officer in the Juneau Home Builders Association and contributed...
My Turn: Older workers: another potential Alaska gold mine

...are more quality-conscious and have a firmer dedication to their jobs, product, services, and employers than younger workers. Myth: Older workers frequently miss work for health reasons. Reality: Absenteeism is only slightly higher for...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...percent of the employers said the younger workers are less competent. On the bright...employers surveyed said their younger workers were technically more skilled...percent of those surveyed said the younger workers had poorer technical skills...
Business Digest

...The center was founded in 1987, has 10 employees and offers a variety of assistance programs and partnerships for young workers, entrepreneurs, new and existing businesses, and students. Education association director named ANCHORAGE - The...
Perfect blend

Today's work environment is unique in that workers span several generations. With young workers entering the workforce and older workers delaying their retirement, it's no wonder there might be some generational differences...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...feeling strapped. Increasingly they are turning to younger workers to help fill the void. Karen Baker, owner of J Baxter's...They pick up the computer faster,'' Baker said of younger workers. ``Five years ago I would have been reluctant to...
Money for now, money for later

...Plentiful Free Time and Soul-Satisfying Work" (The Freedom Store LLC, $24), says it's for this reason that young workers are often unfairly faulted for not saving more. "When you are age 25, an age 65 retirement is so far off in the...
State works to recover retirement funds

...invested in it were likely nearing retirement age, a time when they couldn't afford to make the riskier investments younger workers might be more comfortable with. Contact Pat Forgey at 523-2250 or .


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