(SALINA,Kan) — Unemployment in Kansas currently sits at 6.4 percent, but some experts say the job market is bouncing back... slowly. Tuesday businesses from across the state came to Salina looking to bolster their staff.
The Bicentennial Center was the spot for Kansas businesses small or large...corporate or mom and pop to land some new employees. The annual job fair saw thousands of people attend with the hope of landing a new gig.
Has the job market bounced back? That is the question that has left even the experts scratching their head. Kaci Davignon spent her day selling people on the benefits of working in Dodge City...she says it is back in a big way.
“We can’t even keep up with openings,” says Davignon.
A lot of people are familiar with filling out a good ole fashion paper application. However a lot of the business venders were handing out a constant reminder, that the application process is moving along with technology. Adding that applying on-line is becoming the norm.