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Dakota Roots brings family and friends back home


Everyone who has ever lived in South Dakota recognizes the great quality of life the state offers. Many more are now recognizing the great career opportunities available as well. Dakota Roots makes it possible to connect individuals with these opportunities so they can make South Dakota their home.

Launched in October 2006, the web-based program found at www.DakotaRoots.com, has had over 2,000 people from all 50 states indicate their interest in moving to South Dakota given the right career opportunity. Over 400 people from 43 states have found that opportunity and relocated to the state. In addition, almost 40 businesses have expressed interest in starting up or expanding.

Once registered with Dakota Roots, individuals receive one-one-one assistance from Dakota Roots representatives who will work with them to match their skill sets and desired field of interest to current job openings. The SDWORKS job database currently has over 10,000 to choose from. If interested, the participants can pursue the opportunities directly with the business. The individualís information remains completely confidential throughout the entire process.

If you, or a family member or friend, want to make South Dakota your place to live, grow, and build, check out www.DakotaRoots.com or call 1.800.592.1882 today!

Dakota Roots is a joint partnership between the South Dakota Department of Labor, the Office of Governor M. Michael Rounds, and the Governorís Office of Economic Development. More information on other workforce development initiatives is found at www.Workforce2025.com.

www.DakotaRoots.com


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