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Job Fair Brings Companies and Job Candidates Together

Oct 10, 2018

Southeast KANSASWORKS and its partners, KANSASWORKS, Northeast Oklahoma Works, Montgomery County Action Council, and Coffeyville Area Chamber of Commerce will host the “Fall Into Your Perfect Career” job fair being held on Thursday, November 1st at the Coffeyville Recreation Center at 508 Park Street, Coffeyville Kansas. Nearly 50 employers scheduled…

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New KANSASWORKS App Launches Today

Oct 8, 2018

TOPEKA – To better assist job seekers with finding great employment in Kansas, the Kansas Department of Commerce and KANSASWORKS are pleased to introduce the new KANSASWORKS app, available today on both Apple and Android devices. This free app was designed to make it easier for Kansans to find work…

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Minority Enterprise Development Week Starts Today

Oct 8, 2018

TOPEKA – Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D., has proclaimed the week of October 7 – 13 as “Minority Enterprise Development Week.” The week will serve as a reminder of the many contributions and achievements of minority- and women-owned businesses in the state of Kansas. Minority Enterprise Development Week celebrates the vital…

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Manufacturing Summit A Huge Success for Manufacturers in Kansas

Sep 24, 2018

TOPEKA – More than one hundred manufacturing professionals from across the state came together to hear advice from industry leaders, network, and learn about the newest innovations in Kansas manufacturing at an event held by the Department of Commerce last week. There were presentations on a wide range of topics…

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Overstock.com Announces New Kansas City Distribution Center

Sep 13, 2018

KANSAS CITY – Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK), one of the world’s largest online home goods and furniture retailers, today announced the opening of a distribution center in Kansas City, Kansas that the company expects will create over 100 jobs in the region within the next two years. The Utah-based eCommerce leader,…

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The Kansas Department of Commerce Announces Plans for 2018 Energy Conference

Sep 12, 2018

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Commerce will be hosting the 2018 Kansas Governor’s Energy Conference on October 11th through the 12th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan, Kansas. This event will be a gathering of the top minds in the Kansas energy industries, including Natural Gas, Wind, and…

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Community Service Tax Credits awarded to 16 nonprofits

Sep 6, 2018

TOPEKA -- The Kansas Department of Commerce has awarded 16 nonprofit organizations around the state Community Service Tax Credits (CSP). Since 1994, CSP has helped nonprofit organizations undertake major capital fund-raising drives for several different projects which have made a significant impact on the lives of Kansans - including health…

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Kansas Department of Commerce announces plans for 2018 Minority and Women Business Awards Luncheon

Sep 3, 2018

TOPEKA -- The Kansas Department of Commerce’s Office of Minority and Women Business Development is announcing plans for its 34th Annual Minority and Women Business Awards Luncheon. The luncheon will take place during Kansas Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week, the Department’s annual celebration of minority and women entrepreneurs in Kansas.…

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Registration Opens for 2018 Kansas Governor’s Energy Conference

Aug 21, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Kansas Governor’s Energy Conference, which will be held October 11 and 12 in Manhattan. Our state’s energy sector has brought billions of dollars of capital investment and thousands of quality jobs to Kansas,” said Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. “We remain committed to…

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Manufacturing Summit coming to Wichita

Aug 16, 2018

TOPEKA – Wichita is the site of the second annual Kansas Manufacturing Summit, a forum providing those in the manufacturing sector the opportunity to network, learn about business match options, and gain insight into workforce development. The event will be held September 18 at the National Center for Aviation Training…

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