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  • Construction at LG Electronics on schedule to begin production this fall (600 jobs in Tennessee)

    06/23/2018 3:17:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    WKFN-FM ^ | June 23, 2018 | Staff
    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – (CLARKSVILLENOW) – Construction work is on schedule for the LG Electronic appliance plant to begin production this fall. The $250 million dollar plant, is the South Korean appliance maker’s first washing machine plant in the United States and will employee 600 workers in its first phase. According the Clarksville Montgomery County Industrial development Board, the plant will be operational by October and hiring is now underway. Jobs are posted at www.jobs4tn.gov.
  • Construction, hiring for Nucor steel mill in Sedalia nearly underway (250 jobs in Missouri)

    06/23/2018 3:00:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Sedalia Democrat ^ | June 22, 2018 | Nuria Martinez-Keel
    Preparations are in full swing for Nucor Steel Sedalia LLC as the company works to establish its steel rebar micro-mill. Nucor’s local staff are operating temporarily from the J.A. Lamy Manufacturing Co. building as they oversee the lengthy process of building the third steel micro-mill in the United States. Vice President and General Manager Kevin Van De Ven said Nucor is aiming to have the facility operational by the fourth quarter of 2019. Construction contractors are in the middle of compacting and leveling dirt before building can begin. The next step will involve receiving the necessary permits to start construction....
  • Chinese garment manufacturer hiring in Little Rock; Clothing maker began production in January

    06/22/2018 2:20:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Talk Business & Politics ^ | June 22, 2018 | Wesley Brown
    Chinese clothing maker that signed one of several deals with Gov. Asa Hutchinson to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. has begun production and posted “help wanted” signs on its newly-created website to fill vacancies at its new Little Rock port location. According to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) and Little Rock Pork Authority (LRPA) officials, the Arkansas affiliate of Chinese sport apparel manufacturer Suzhou Tianyuan Garments Company began production goods for Adidas in January – just short of the company’s goal to jumpstart the Central Arkansas facility in late 2017. In a ceremony at the State Capitol...
  • Dollar General Commences Hiring Spree of 7,000 People to Support Growth (Management in 44 states)

    06/22/2018 2:03:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    And Now U Know ^ | June 21, 2018 | Jessica Donnell
    GOODLETTSVILLE, TN - Dollar General is looking to make a dollar go a long way, quite literally. The company is revving up for a 7,000 person hiring spree over the course of the next 10 days, with management roles to fill in 44 states, to boost the organization’s continued growth—an initiative that supports its FY 2018 plans. The positions range from roles at retail operations to those at distribution centers and corporate and can be found online here. “It’s an exciting time to join Dollar General as we seek qualified candidates to support our tremendous growth,” said Bob Ravener, Executive...
  • WRAPUP-U.S. jobless claims fall; mid-Atlantic manufacturing slows

    06/21/2018 1:21:32 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 4 replies
    CNBC ^ | 06/21/2018 | Lucia Mutikani
    Weekly jobless claims drop 3,000 * Four-week average of claims falls 4,000 * Mid-Atlantic factory activity slows in June WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further tightening in labor market conditions. Other data on Thursday showed a moderation in factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region in June amid a decline in new orders. Firms, however, continued to report overall increases in employment this month. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits decreased 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 218,000 for the week ended June 16, the Labor Department...
  • The Top 15 Companies Hiring for $100K+ Jobs Right Now

    06/21/2018 1:42:08 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Money Magazine ^ | June 13, 2018 | Julia Glum
    If you’re on the hunt for a six-figure job — and who isn’t? — you might want to send your resume over to Deloitte Digital, Amazon or Cynet Systems. Those companies have been hiring for a bevy of high-paying gigs over the past six months, according to data provided to MONEY by job search site Ladders. Since the start of the year, Deloitte Digital, Amazon and Cynet Systems have each sought out to fill more than 5,500 positions with starting salaries of $100,000 or more. And they all have something in common: They’re linked to the tech industry, which Ladders...
  • Paycom hiring event touts 100 open jobs (Oklahoma software jobs)

    06/21/2018 12:42:54 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Edmond Sun ^ | June 20, 2018 | Special to the Sun
    Paycom will host its second hiring event of 2018, from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, June 28, at Hilton Garden Inn at 2833 Conference Drive in Edmond. Paycom is considered a leading provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human capital management software. Candidates attending Paycom’s hiring event can meet with the technology company’s recruiters and hiring managers and interview on-site for more than 100 open positions in the departments of client services, new client setup, benefits administration and more. All roles offer enhanced compensation packages and are located at the Oklahoma City corporate headquarters at Rockwell and Memorial Road. Requirements for most...
  • Tobyhanna Army Depot gets $150M funding increase; hiring 100-plus (Pennsylvania)

    06/21/2018 12:14:09 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Times Leader ^ | June 20, 2018 | Bill O'Boyle
    TOBYHANNA — More than 100 new jobs are coming to the Tobyhanna Army Depot thanks to a $150 million increase in spending during federal fiscal year 2019 on WIN-T work — the development and maintenance of the Army’s most modern communications systems. U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright said Wednesday the move represents a long-term shift from reliance on private defense firms to Tobyhanna. Tobyhanna Army Depot will conduct a job fair Saturday, June 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Landing, Building 333, General Lemnitzer Street. “As a result of the increase in workload, we are hiring and are...
  • Concord call center hiring 550 people (North Carolina) [with poll to FReep]

    06/20/2018 11:20:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    A Colorado-based company is hiring 550 people for its Concord call center. TTEC (NASDAQ: TTEC), formerly TeleTech, plans to hold a job fair for the positions Tuesday, June 26, at the Concord offices, 4601 Corporate Drive NW. A press release from TTEC describes the company as a leading global customer experience technology and services provider focused exclusively on the design, implementation and delivery of transformative solutions for many of the world’s most iconic and disruptive brands. This event at the Concord location will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Job opportunities are available to provide customer care in healthcare,...
  • Hiring 716: make $200,000 a year without a college degree

    06/20/2018 11:06:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    WKBW-TV ^ | Ali Touhey
    Larkin Express Logistics is the new business on the block in Buffalo’s Allentown neighborhood. “We find trucks for people that need to move stuff,” explained company co-founder Don De Laria. The company opened earlier this year and it's already made $300,000 in revenue. Right now, the company has room to grow at the office space on Delaware Avenue. But, the goal is to expand beyond these walls in three years’ time. “We have designs to take this to a $125 million company in five to seven years. But, first De Laria said it needs to build a strong, and motivated...
  • Freddie Mac to help unemployed mortgage borrowers in high-need areas get a job

    06/19/2018 8:38:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Market Watch ^ | June 14, 2018 | Andrea Riquier
    Mortgage financier Freddie Mac on Thursday announced a program to help unemployed homeowners find a job, part of the federally required initiative known as “Duty to Serve” that requires Freddie and its counterpart Fannie Mae step up their efforts to serve low- and moderate- income communities. In particular, Duty to Serve directs the two enterprises to improve their activities in manufactured housing, rural housing and preservation of existing affordable housing. The new initiative builds on a 2015 pilot program between Freddie and job-placement firm NextJob. That pilot included 700 participants, of whom half were considered long-term unemployed. Qualified participants averaged...
  • Three companies to hold upcoming job fairs (Alabama and elsewhere)

    06/19/2018 3:39:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    WHNT-TV ^ | June 19, 2018 | Noel Geiger and Christine Mitchell
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Three Huntsville companies are searching for people with different skill sets this summer. Remington Arms Company, Mesker Doors and Torch Technologies will host their own job fairs in June and July. Below are the following details: JUNE: Who: Remington When: Thursday, June 21, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Where: 1816 Remington Trail SW (follow the signs on Wall Triana Highway) Why: Hiring for CNC Mill & Lathe Operators _____________________________________ Who: Torch Technologies When: Thursday, June 28, 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Where: The Freedom Center, 4090 South Memorial Parkway, Huntsville, AL Why: Seeking individuals with technical degrees...
  • With more ICE detainees coming in, Calhoun County Jail is hiring more deputies (Michigan)

    06/19/2018 10:22:25 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Battle Creek Enquirer | June 18, 2018 | Kalea Hall
    Link only due to copyright issues: https://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/story/news/2018/06/18/ice-detainees-coming-calhoun-county-jail-hiring-more-deputies-detention-center/685837002/
  • Houston metro ranked No. 4 in job growth; No. 2 for adding new homes, Metrostudy says

    06/19/2018 12:00:35 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Community Impact Newspaper ^ | June 14, 2018 | Jules Rogers
    New jobs and homes are booming in the Greater Houston area: it is ranked No. 4 in the nation for top job growth markets and No. 2 for adding new homes. The data is from a new Metrostudy report released May 10 on the first three months of 2018; the report looked at the Houston economy’s job growth and population. With regard to employment growth, Houston came in below the New York, Dallas and Los Angeles metros with a total employment of 3,058,500 in February 2018. That is an annual growth of 67,100 jobs, or 2.2 percent, for Houston, according...
  • Instead of Bringing in More People, How About We Raise the Wages of the Ones Who Are Already Here?

    06/18/2018 11:10:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 89 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 18, 2018 | Scott Morefield
    The Trump economy is booming. Employers added 223,000 jobs in May instead of an expected 188,000. Unemployment is at a historic 3.8 percent, as low as it’s been since last century, and consumer confidence is skyrocketing right along with GDP. And for the first time in a long time, there are more jobs available than people to fill them."President Trump’s policies are having a tremendous positive impact on the lives of Americans of all classes and backgrounds," wrote Andy Puzder for Fox Business. "More people are working, there are more job openings, and fewer people are dependent on government. Good news for...
  • Apply Now. Thousands of Transgender Job Opportunities in Financial Services (Real headline)

    06/17/2018 7:44:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Forbes ^ | June 17, 2018 | John Schneider and David Auten, Cashing in on fabulous with queer money
    If you went to school, earned a bachelors or master’s degree, yet were being turned down for jobs you are qualified for because of the way you look or talk, how would you feel? How would you feel if this was happening to your spouse or your children? You’d be infuriated, right? There are thousands of transgender men and woman who face this situation with most job applications they submit. Transgender people are over “four times more likely than the general population to have a household income under $10,000,” even though 47% of them, more than the general population, have...
  • Middletown business that Ivanka Trump visited is hiring (Ohio, $19.23/hr. first years wages)

    06/17/2018 7:08:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Journal-News ^ | June 17, 2018 | Eric Schwartzberg, Staff Writer
    MIDDLETOWN — A privately-owned steel tube supplier to the automotive and HVAC industries is looking to expand its workforce by as much as 21 percent. Middletown Tube Works at 2201 Trine St. manufactures steel tubing from coiled steel, which is automatically seam welded, cut and packaged to customers’ specifications. Founded in 1993, the company includes many production lines that are fast-paced and quality driven, according to Dustin Lepper, corporate director of human resources. The company employs 95 people and is hiring as many as 20 new employees, Lepper said. New hires typically move up quickly as many higher pay positions...
  • The energizing American Shipbuilding Act of 2018

    06/17/2018 6:49:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    American Journal of Transportation ^ | June 7, 2018 | Stas Margaronis
    Last week, Congressman John Garamendi (D- CA), the ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee for Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, introduced The Energizing American Shipbuilding Act of 2018. The bipartisan bill, which would require the construction of over fifty ships and the creation of thousands of maritime and mariners’ jobs, is being carried in the Senate by Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS). In an interview with AJOT, Garamendi said that projections of 50 new shipbuildings by 2040 comes from “the legislationwhich requires a small percentage of exported crude oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) to be transported on U.S.-built and U.S.-flagged...
  • Iowa’s Employment Problem: Too Many Jobs, Not Enough People

    06/17/2018 6:17:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | April 1, 2018 | Shayndi Raice and Eric Morath
    MASON CITY, Iowa—Manufacturers in northern Iowa are begging Terry Schumaker for freshly trained workers for their factories. The problem is he doesn’t have enough students to train. “It’s not like we have the people beating down our door to apply,” said Mr. Schumaker, a dean at the North Iowa Area Community College in Mason City. It is a problem playing out in many parts of the Midwest, a region with lower unemployment and higher job-opening rates than the rest of the country. Employers, especially in more rural areas, are finding that there are just too few workers. That upends a...
  • Amazon to hire 1,000 for new furniture warehouse in Georgia

    06/16/2018 1:46:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Woodworking Network ^ | June 3, 2018 | Bill Esler
    JEFFERSON, Ga. - Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) formally announced plans for a new fulfillment center in Jefferson, Georgia. The 850,000 sq.ft. facility will help Amazon move more deeply into furniture and other large items. When opened, Amazon will create 1,000 new full-time jobs at the facility. The company currently has more than 1,500 full-time employees at its existing facilities in the state. A warehouse currently operating in Jefferson describes positions as paying up to $11.50 per hour, and handling items up to 49 lbs. “Georgia has been a great place to do business for Amazon and we look forward to adding...