Content Tagged 'jobs'

Walmart Hiring Veterans for Two New Stores
Walmart wants to hire veterans for two of its new Neighborhood Market stores coming to Biloxi and D'Iberville. Video Video
Harrah’s Gulf Coast Named Among Best Places to Work by Mississippi Business Journal
Harrah’s Gulf Coast earns Mississippi Business Journal’s prestigious ranking, citing generous benefits packages and robust health insurance plans.
Veterans Find Jobs at Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair
While at the Hiring Our Heroes job fair, News 25 spoke to veterans who are looking to transition to civilian life, as well as to the employers who are looking to hire them. Video Video
Gulfport Job Corps Center Celebrate 50th Anniversary
The Gulfport Job Corps Center has been celebrating its 50th anniversary all week. Video Video
Walmart Hiring Up to 190 Jobs for New Coast Walmart Neighborhood Markets
Walmart will hire up to 190 associates to work at two new Walmart Neighborhood Markets slated to open this fall in Biloxi and D’Iberville.
Workforce Training Institute Graduates Class of 2014
CLIMB Community Development Corporation’s (CLIMB C.D.C.) Workforce Training Institute held its graduation Wednesday night, and the Class of 2014 is ready to take on the world. Video Video
College Graduates Have Big Task of Finding Job Ahead
For both military and non-military students crossing the stage, the next step is landing a job. Video Video
National Minimum Wage Could be Raised Soon
Political leaders around the country are talking about raising the national minimum wage. Video Video
Harrah's in Tunica Closing, Leaving Many Jobless
Wednesday, Caesar's Entertainment announced it will close its Harrah's property in Tunica on June 2nd, leaving 1,300 people jobless. Video Video
Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair Held in Biloxi
When military personnel return home, they often have trouble transitioning from military to civilian jobs, but Tuesday, a job fair at the Biloxi Civic Center looked to help with that process. Video Video
Unemployment Eliminators Hosts Job Fair at Coliseum
Potential employees had their resumes ready at the Mississippi Coast Convention Center. Video Video
Keesler Makes Big Economic Impact on the Coast
Keesler Air Force Base pumped more than $1.1 billion into the Gulf Coast’s economy over the span of one year. Video Video
Port of Gulfport Announces New Tenant, McDermott International
McDermott International and more than 100 jobs will be anchored at the Port of Gulfport. Video Video
Port of Gulfport Continues Big Expansion Project
The Port of Gulfport is continuing its expansion project and estimates they will finish by 2016, but according to the regulations of the half billion dollar grant funding the project, the port must create or maintain over 2,000 jobs by 2015. Video Video
Mississippi’s Unemployment Rate Falls to Lowest Level Since November 2008
Bureau of Labor Statistics (B.L.S.) figures released today by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security show that Mississippi’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January 2014 was 7.5%—the lowest the state has seen since November 2008, when the rate was also 7.5%.
That Bachelor's Degree Really Does Pay Off
A new study released this week reveals just how much a four year college degree can pay off. Video Video
Community Colleges form Alliance to Enhance South Mississippi Workforce
Formally known as the South Mississippi Alliance for Workforce Solutions (S.M.A.W.S.), a newly formed five member consortium of south Mississippi colleges is aligning existing training programs for efficiency and creating new training programs to support south Mississippi industries and workers.
Ingalls Strives to Employ More Veterans
Hungtington Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula is starting an initiative to add more military-trained workers to their ranks. Video Video
Ocean Springs Library Offers Free Resume Workshop
The Ocean Springs Municipal Library will host a free Resume Workshop on Thursday, February 27, at 6 p.m. in the library.
Governor's Office Says Jobs Plan is Working
Mississippi welcomed more than 6,200 new jobs, $1.03 billion in private sector investment in 2013.
Gov. Bryant Passes Bill to Protect Employers' Rights
The Governor has signed a bill protecting employers’ rights to run background checks on potential employees. Video Video
Mississippi Unemployment Hits Record Low
Mississippi's unemployment rate hit a record low this year, since the financial crisis in 2008, now at 7.5%.
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