Retention Strategies are Key as Employers Ply a Market with Few Job Seekers

Amid record low unemployment it’s hard to find employees in Montana, not just the Flathead Valley. Still, the work is ongoing locally to promote strategies that can help businesses keep the employees they already have.

Montana’s unemployment rate is the fifth-lowest in the nation, dropping from 2.7% in January to 2.6% in February, according to the Montana Department of Labor and Industry. Flathead County’s unemployment rate is slightly higher at 3.8%.