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The Role of First-Time Employers in Kansas City's Economy

The Role of First-Time Employers in Kansas City’s Economy


Maria Meyers, the executive director of UMKC’s Innovation Center, and Kate Hodel, project director at KC SourceLink, discuss the findings of their latest report, “We Create Jobs.” The report reveals the impact of “first-time employers” on Kansas City’s job growth. What are the trends? Where are the new jobs coming from? What industries are creating those jobs? How does the pay of first-time employers compare to the compensation of more established companies? Learn the answers to these questions and how first-time employers are shaping Kansas City’s employment market in this episode of Smart Companies Thinking Bigger.

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