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Flathead Valley Community College Offers New Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Preparatory Course

Program is geared toward potential military recruits and anybody else considering secondary education

Bumble Gave Nearly Its Entire Staff a Week Off to Combat Burnout. Here’s What It Learned

One of several companies to institute a ‘reset week,’ the dating app business has useful lessons on how to let your employees unplug.

Great Falls Economic Development Top 10 for 8-1-21

Here is our Top 20 for the last five weeks celebrating work and successes to grow and strengthen the Great Falls regional economy — Montana’s Golden Triangle. And, sharing business resources and skill-building opportunities to empower your success.

CBS Sunday Morning – The history and future of Butte, Montana

For a small town, Butte, Montana is rich in history – from being, at one time, the largest city between Chicago and San Francisco, to being the site of one of the world’s most productive copper mines.

Bozeman, Montana’s young entrepreneurs showcase businesses at Children’s Business Fair

The Acton Children’s Business Fair is not unique to Bozeman — it’s a global affair. The fair is a program developed by Acton Academy, a worldwide alternative model to schooling that’s based on a one-room school structure with a multi-age classroom. Acton schools have held 850 fairs across 16 countries — this fair was happening the same date as one in Romania.

National parks are so crowded that Congress is getting involved – Are Tourists Loving Montana Too Much?

Reservations, staffing, and car limits are pitched as solutions during testimony in a Senate subcommittee hearing

California Congressman Mark Takano Introduces Legislation For A Four-Day Workweek – Working 9-To-5 Is An Antiquated Relic

“A shorter workweek would benefit both employers and employees alike.” He pointed out, “Pilot programs run by governments and businesses across the globe have shown promising results, as productivity climbed and workers reported better work-life balance, less need to take sick days, heightened morale and lower childcare expenses because they had more time with their family and children.”

There’s a Rough Technology Sunset Coming for Rural Communities

Retiring old communication technology standards could have an outsized negative influence on rural communities with limited providers and competition in the field of broadband internet and wireless services.

Upcoming Trainings – Prospera Business Network

Prospera Business Network is the lead non-profit organization advancing and supporting community-centered economic development in southwest Montana. Our focus is helping people start and grow their business – in turn strengthening our region’s economy and communities.

GFDA is conducting a childcare feasibility study

“We’d like to get at least 500 responses from parents in the region or guardians about their childcare needs because it adds depth and richness to the number crunching that’s already been done.”