With the vaccine and drastically lower COVID numbers, companies in Idaho and elsewhere started expecting staff to work in person again. However, many employees are pushing back and even quitting because they want the work from home life that they became accustom to.
The struggle in Idaho currently is business' having a hard time filling positions. Restaurants and businesses have actually had to close or adjust their hours simply because they cant seem to get enough people hired.
College, to go or not to go, that is the question. Teens are bombarded with messaging about college and how essential it is. College is great and can do wonders for students futures, but can you not be successful or make a great living without a college degree? Absolutely. Check out the top 25 paying jobs in Boise with no college degree required.
There is a new building materials factory from The Azek Company taking over the old Shopko near the Boise airport. They are hiring over 80 jobs in the next year and over a hundred more shortly after. The positions are expected to pay at least $50,000 annually.
The report shows that Idaho continued to move forward and in turn has become one of the fastest economic recoveries in the country since spring 2020 rocked all of our worlds. During that time, Idaho hit historic unemployment levels. The good news, its bouncing back.