Recovery Leaving Least-Skilled Behind

Skills That Were An Advantage Before Now A Necessity

Posted: December 23, 2012 at 4:35 a.m.

Corbin Hulsizer adjusts the lifters on a diesel engine Dec. 12 at Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale. The program has a high placement rate and illustrates the area’s need for skilled labor, experts said.

Northwest Arkansas suffered economic downturns before 2008, but something changed with the latest bust and recovery, Marianne Haddock said.

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