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Tennessee News: Governor Bill Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Volkswagen to Create 1,000 New Jobs in Chattanooga

Chattanooga chosen as company’s U.S. base for electric vehicle production NASHVILLE, TN – Jan. 14, 2019 – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe along with Volkswagen AG announced today that Chattanooga will be home to the company’s first electric vehicle manufacturing facility in North America. The project … Continue reading Tennessee News: Governor Bill Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Volkswagen to Create 1,000 New Jobs in Chattanooga

Jasper Contractors Announces New Employment Opportunities at Locations in Northwestern Florida

  TALLAHASSEE, FLA./ JANUARY 14, 2019 (STL.News) Jasper Contractors today announced multiple new positions to serve commercial and residential roofing markets from new offices in Panama City, Florida, and Tallahassee, Florida. Each of the newly-established branches will consist of a full, permanent office and support staff, including roles in construction management, administration, general management, sales, … Continue reading Jasper Contractors Announces New Employment Opportunities at Locations in Northwestern Florida

Business News: Apple to build new campus in Austin and add jobs across the US

New sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California Cupertino, California and Austin, Texas — Apple today announced a major expansion of its operations in Austin, including an investment of $1 billion to build a new campus in North Austin.  The company also announced plans to establish new sites in Seattle, San Diego and … Continue reading Business News: Apple to build new campus in Austin and add jobs across the US

South Carolina News: Gnotec Group Locating New Operations in Orangeburg County

Automotive Supplier Creating 78 New Jobs in South Carolina COLUMBIA, SC – Gnotec Group, a supplier to the automotive industry, is locating new operations in Orangeburg County.  The company’s $5.9 million investment is projected to create 78 new jobs in the community. Gnotec specializes in the engineering and manufacturing of metal components for automotive and … Continue reading South Carolina News: Gnotec Group Locating New Operations in Orangeburg County

Florida News: Governor Rick Scott Announces Nearly $30 Million in Awards for Florida Job Growth Grant Fund Projects

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Yesterday, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced eight awards for $28.6 million in funding from the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund.  The Florida Job Growth Grant Fund, established by Governor Scott and the Florida Legislature last year, provides funding for improving public infrastructure and enhancing workforce training in Florida.  Since this July, the … Continue reading Florida News: Governor Rick Scott Announces Nearly $30 Million in Awards for Florida Job Growth Grant Fund Projects

Alabama News: Governor Kay Ivey awards grant to help create jobs in Washington County

MONTGOMERY, AL – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has awarded $85,000 to help create new jobs in Washington County. The Washington County Commission will use the Community Development Block Grant funds to extend public water service on U.S. Highway 43 to serve Okra Energy which plans to employ 25 people.  Okra Energy supplies liquefied natural gas … Continue reading Alabama News: Governor Kay Ivey awards grant to help create jobs in Washington County

Missouri Department of Economic Development News: MO DED releases July 2018 jobs report

Missouri’s unemployment rate edged down another tenth of a point to 3.4 percent in July, the lowest it’s been since June 2000.  Non-farm payroll employment in the state was little changed from the revised June level. JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The state’s unemployment rate has been edging down from the 3.7 percent level at the beginning … Continue reading Missouri Department of Economic Development News: MO DED releases July 2018 jobs report

Stanford University News: Stanford study shows how job candidates show their emotions may result in hiring disparities, workplace bias

Stanford study suggests that the emotions American employers are looking for in job candidates may not match up with emotions valued by job-seekers from some cultural backgrounds – potentially leading to hiring bias. STANFORD, CA – Standford University/Stanford News Service, July 6, 2018, released a press release offering the following information.  Article was written by Melissa … Continue reading Stanford University News: Stanford study shows how job candidates show their emotions may result in hiring disparities, workplace bias