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Michigan News: Michigan Needs More Qualified Police Officers, See if You Have What it Takes

KALAMAZOO, MI (STL.News) – Community members interested in training for a career in law enforcement are encouraged to attend one of several upcoming information sessions about Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s Police Officer Training Academy.  There is currently a state-wide shortage of certified and qualified police officers.  The next training academy, the college’s 88th, begins August … Continue reading Michigan News: Michigan Needs More Qualified Police Officers, See if You Have What it Takes

Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Joins Tech Leaders Announces New Cybersecurity Training Pilot for Women

This Pilot Builds on Cybersecurity Bootcamps and Training Programs at City Colleges of Chicago CHICAGO, IL (STL.News) – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel yesterday joined leaders from City Tech Collaborative, World Business Chicago, AnitaB.org, ISACA and Bosch to announce a new training pilot for women looking to enter the cybersecurity field.  This training pilot, run jointly … Continue reading Chicago News: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Joins Tech Leaders Announces New Cybersecurity Training Pilot for Women

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

Ohio Political News: Ohio Governor John R. Kasich Statement on May Jobs Report

COLUMBUS, OH – Yesterday, Ohio Governor John R. Kasich, issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics May jobs report that shows Ohio created 20,100 new private sector jobs last month, bringing the total number of private sector jobs created in Ohio since Kasich took office to 520,500. “Stabilizing Ohio’s … Continue reading Ohio Political News: Ohio Governor John R. Kasich Statement on May Jobs Report

Kentucky News: Brown-Forman’s Old Forester Distillery Returns to Whiskey Row

FRANKFORT, KY – Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin Thursday congratulated Brown-Forman Corp. as company leaders opened the Old Forester Distillery, a $45 million, 29-job bourbon production center and visitor attraction re-establishing the brand’s historic home on Louisville’s Whiskey Row. “Old Forester is an iconic brand within the bourbon industry, and it truly feels like this distillery … Continue reading Kentucky News: Brown-Forman’s Old Forester Distillery Returns to Whiskey Row

Chicago News: Walgreens to Move Approximately 1,800 Positions to New Chicago Office

Walgreens to Open Approximately 200,000 Square Foot Office in Chicago’s Old Post Office Building CHICAGO, IL – Walgreens announced yesterday it plans to open a new office in Chicago where it anticipates 1,800 people will be based.  The new office space will include approximately 200,000 square feet in The Old Post Office building, 433 West … Continue reading Chicago News: Walgreens to Move Approximately 1,800 Positions to New Chicago Office

Missouri News: State announces projects creating 272 new jobs in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Today the Missouri Department of Economic Development announced that five companies are expanding in Missouri with plans to create 272 new jobs at a total capital investment of $32,175,000. “We worked hard alongside our partners to help these companies create new jobs in Missouri,” Director of the Missouri Department of Economic … Continue reading Missouri News: State announces projects creating 272 new jobs in Missouri

Florida News: Florida Governor Scott, Southwest Florida Unemployment Rates Remain Low

Florida employment is as beautiful as its sunsets and wildlife NAPLES, FL – Florida Governor Rick Scott announced today that unemployment rates in Southwest Florida areas have dropped in the past year.  The Naples area’s unemployment rate was a low 3.1 percent, 0.6 percentage point less than it was in the past year.  Fort Myers’ … Continue reading Florida News: Florida Governor Scott, Southwest Florida Unemployment Rates Remain Low

Connecticut News: Governor Malloy Announces Companies to Create Nearly 4,000 Jobs, Retain Over 15,000 Jobs Statewide

HARTFORD, CT – Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced following yesterday’s state Bond Commission meeting that 16 companies have been approved for $80.7 million in assistance to relocate, expand, and create new jobs throughout the state.  In total, the companies are expected to retain 15,003 jobs and create 3,876 jobs. “The investments we’re making today … Continue reading Connecticut News: Governor Malloy Announces Companies to Create Nearly 4,000 Jobs, Retain Over 15,000 Jobs Statewide

Georgia News: Deal – Solar cell manufacturer to create more than 500 jobs in Whitfield County

ATLANTA, GA – Georgia Governor Nathan Deal May 30, 2018 announced that Hanwha Q CELLS Korea, a leader in the global solar industry, will create more than 500 jobs and invest $150 million in a new solar module manufacturing facility in Dalton. “Georgia has maintained strong partnerships with Korean businesses for more than three decades … Continue reading Georgia News: Deal – Solar cell manufacturer to create more than 500 jobs in Whitfield County

Virginia News: Virginia Governor Northam Announces 20 New Jobs in Augusta County

RICHMOND, VA – Virginia Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Provides US, Inc., a manufacturer of heat exchangers, will invest $897,000 to expand its operation in Augusta County.  The company has secured 50,000 square feet of additional production space, and will install new equipment to meet increased demand.  The project will create 20 new jobs. … Continue reading Virginia News: Virginia Governor Northam Announces 20 New Jobs in Augusta County

New York News: NY Governor Cuomo Announces $3 Million to Support New York State’s Workforce Needs

NEW YORK – New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a $3 million investment for The State University of New York and the State Department of Labor to partner with New York businesses on the development of registered apprenticeship positions that directly answer New York’s workforce needs.  The Governor’s program dedicates funding specific to … Continue reading New York News: NY Governor Cuomo Announces $3 Million to Support New York State’s Workforce Needs

Connecticut News: Connecticut Governor Malloy Applauds Continued Job Growth at UTC

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Dannel P. Malloy yesterday released the following statement regarding the announcement made yesterday that the United Technology Corporation (UTC) plans to create 35,000 new jobs, including 2,000 at their Connecticut facilities: “United Technologies is a tremendous partner to the State of Connecticut, and thanks to the astute leadership of Greg Hayes, … Continue reading Connecticut News: Connecticut Governor Malloy Applauds Continued Job Growth at UTC

South Carolina News: JTEKT Expanding Its Oconee County Koyo Bearings Operations

Automotive Supplier Investing $19.4 Million to Create 56 New Jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. – JTEKT North America, a producer of bearings, driveline components, steering systems and machine tools, today announced that it is investing $19.4 million to expand its existing Koyo Bearings production facility in Oconee County.  The growth will result in the creation of 56 … Continue reading South Carolina News: JTEKT Expanding Its Oconee County Koyo Bearings Operations

Amada North America Selects Guilford County, North Carolina for New Facility, Creating 201 New Jobs

RALGEIGH, NC – Amada North America, Inc., a manufacturer of precision sheet metal fabricating equipment, will develop a new product line in Guilford County creating 201 new jobs over the next five years, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced today.  Amada will invest $87 million in a facility in High Point that will manufacture and … Continue reading Amada North America Selects Guilford County, North Carolina for New Facility, Creating 201 New Jobs

10 Best Work-Life Balance Jobs

Be honest: how many of your “sick days” last year were actually just vacation? Taking time off from work is healthy.  For Americans, finding the right work-life balance remains elusive.  For example, one in three workers claim that having a work-life balance has become less attainable.  Vacation days taken are on the decline, and less … Continue reading 10 Best Work-Life Balance Jobs

Georgia News: InComm expansion to create more than 150 jobs in Georgia

ATLANTA, GA – Georgia Governor Nathan Deal today announced that InComm, a leading prepaid product and payment technology company based in Atlanta, will create more than 150 jobs and invest over $20 million in capital developments in metro Atlanta and Columbus. “In addition to being the No. 1 state for business, Georgia is now a … Continue reading Georgia News: InComm expansion to create more than 150 jobs in Georgia

St. Louis flooring company, Missouri Terrazzo plans to expand under new owner

ST. LOUIS, MO – Missouri Terrazzo Company, a flooring contractor that installs terrazzo, resinous flooring and wall systems and dyed, polished and stained concrete, plans to expand its workforce in St. Louis by adding at least 10 highly skilled jobs over the next two years. St. Louis executive, Paul J. Berra III, purchased and plans … Continue reading St. Louis flooring company, Missouri Terrazzo plans to expand under new owner

Florida Governor Rick Scott Announces JinkoSolar to Build New U.S. Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility Creating 200 Jobs

JACKSONVILLE, FL (STL.News) Thursday, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar industry, will build a new state-of-the-art solar panel manufacturing facility in Jacksonville.  The new facility will create 200 new manufacturing jobs and will begin production of high efficiency solar panels beginning this year. … Continue reading Florida Governor Rick Scott Announces JinkoSolar to Build New U.S. Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility Creating 200 Jobs

Nestlé plans to hire approximately 135 employees in Trenton, Missouri

TRENTON, MO (STL.News) Nestlé announced that it has reached a conditional agreement with Conagra Brands, which will support the manufacturing of Chef-mate products in Trenton, Missouri. Under this agreement, Nestlé will purchase from Conagra Brands the proprietary cooked-before-canning (CBC) line along with the factory building.  The purchase of these assets will allow Nestlé to implement … Continue reading Nestlé plans to hire approximately 135 employees in Trenton, Missouri

Montana Governor Bullock Announces Montana’s Unemployment Rate at 4.1%

HELENA, MT (STL.News) Montana’s unemployment rate remained level at 4.1% for the month of January. The U.S. unemployment rate also remained at 4.1%. “Montana’s economy remains strong and we’re working directly with businesses large and small to get more folks into good paying jobs,” said Governor Bullock.  “Communities continue to attract new and innovative business … Continue reading Montana Governor Bullock Announces Montana’s Unemployment Rate at 4.1%

Florida Governor Scott: Florida Businesses Created More Than 10,000 Private-Sector Jobs in January

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) Today, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses created more than 10,000 private-sector jobs in January.  Since December 2010, Florida businesses have created nearly 1.5 million jobs, which includes more than 144,000 in the last year.  Florida’s annual job growth rate of 1.9 percent continues to exceed the national rate of … Continue reading Florida Governor Scott: Florida Businesses Created More Than 10,000 Private-Sector Jobs in January

Grove Collaborative announces plans to create 210 jobs in St. Peters, Missouri

ST. PETERS, MO (STL.News) Grove Collaborative, a high-growth natural home focused platform delivering products directly to consumers, announced plans today to open a new fulfillment center in St. Peters, Missouri.  The new 137,000 square foot facility represents $3,708,500 in total capital investment, and will create 210 new jobs in the region over the coming years. … Continue reading Grove Collaborative announces plans to create 210 jobs in St. Peters, Missouri