August Mini Job Fair

Fort Smith Workforce Center 616 Garrison Ave., Fort Smith

On August 22nd from 8:30a.m. to 11:30 p.m. the Workforce Center will be hosting a Mini-Job Fair for local business owners and non-profit agencies.  This service will allow for local service agencies and businesses to be offered to our clients that are seeking assistance or needing employment. This event will be hosted in a large […]

One Stop Committee Meeting

Public Notice The Western Arkansas Workforce Development Board announces a One Stop committee meeting will be conducted on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. virtually in Microsoft Teams Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting Meeting ID: 247 296 819 447 Passcode: dhE6Jm Download Teams | Join on […]

Ride 4 SMILIES – Survey and Discussion Opportunity

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is currently running a research study, Shared Micromobility for Affordable Accessible Housing (SMILIES) - A Community-based Approach.  This is a pilot study of shared mobility option needs for the City of Fort Smith, AR.  As part of the project, the “Ride 4 SMILIES” is currently operating with 40 bikes located at […]

Careers in Welding Mobile Exhibit

Lexicon, Inc. 8900 Fourche Dam Pike, Little Rock, AR

  Careers in Welding Mobile Exhibit! Learn about the many professions and opportunities available within the welding industry. Over 84,000 welding professionals are needed in 2023- you could be one!

ASBTDC Event- How to Sell Online

Point of Contact: Aimee Weever (870) 460-1910 Location: Student Success Center Room 208, 346 University Dr, Monticello AR 71656 Training Topics: eCommerce, Marketing/Sales, Social Media Description: If the pandemic taught us one thing, it is the importance of small businesses being able to successfully sell products or services online. You don't have to waste a lot of money on […]

Managing a Family Business

The Bakery District 70 S. 7th. Street, Fort Smith, AR

Managing a Family Business Date: 9/8/22 Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (CDT) Registration Deadline: 9/8/22 4:00 PM (CDT) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Bill Sabo (615) 618-0629 Location: The Bakery District 70 S. 7th Street, Fort Smith AR 72901 Training Topics: Accounting/Budget, Business Plan, Buy/Sell Business, Human Resources, Legal Issues, Managing a Business, Tax Planning Description: Led by Kendall Ross, director […]

Grow Your Sales with Online Marketing

Date: 9/14/2022 Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (CDT) Registration Deadline: 9/14/2022 2:00 PM (CDT) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Aimee Weever (870) 460-1910 Location: Student Success Center Room 208, 346 University Dr, Monticello AR 71656 Training Topics: eCommerce, Marketing/Sales, Social Media Description: There is a psychology to selling. Once you discover it, you will find making online sales much easier. Like […]

River Valley Black Small Business Panel

The Bakery District 70 S. 7th. Street, Fort Smith, AR

African American business owners were one of the hardest hit groups at the beginning of the pandemic, with the number of self-employed people dropping 31% from the first quarter of 2020 to the second. But now, this group is making a comeback. Just over 1.2 million African Americans were self-employed in February 2022, compared to […]

College/Career Fair at Greenwood High School

Greenwood High School 515 East Gary Street, Greenwood, AR

A college/career fair will be held at Greenwood High School on September 19th from 12-2:30 p.m. Agencies and colleges will both be on hand to discuss the futures of participating students.  

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