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MGCCC hosts Coastal Mississippi Job Fair

Dozens gathered at MGCCC Jackson County campus looking to start a new career. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College partnered with the Mississippi Department of Employment Security to offer the 2022…

2022 Mississippi Coastal Job Fair

If you’re looking to start a new career, mark your calendar for next Monday and Tuesday because that’s when the Coastal Mississippi Job Fair is taking place. It’s a joint effort…

Centennial Plaza job fair continues tonight

Centennial Plaza in Gulfport continues its three day job fair today. Positions are available at Centennial Plaza as well as its sister properties, Margaritaville, the White House Hotel, and Hotel…

US jobless claims fall to 326,000, first drop in four weeks

By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week, another sign that the U.S. job market and economy continue their steady recovery from last year’s coronavirus recession. The Labor…

US hiring surges in July, unemployment rate drops to 5.4%

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hiring surged in July as American employers added 943,000 jobs. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.4% as the U.S. economy continues to bounce back with surprising vigor from last year’s coronavirus shutdown. The July numbers exceeded economists’…

Mississippi shipbuilder Ingalls plans to hire 3,000 new workers

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A shipyard that’s the largest private employer in Mississippi says it is planning to hire about 3,000 new full-time employees. Ingalls Shipbuilding held a hiring event Wednesday in Pascagoula. Its parent company, Huntington Ingalls Industries, said…

US job growth slows sharply in sign of hiring struggles

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The recovery of America’s job market hit a pause last month as many businesses - from restaurants and hotels to factories and construction companies - struggled to find enough workers to…

South Mississippi Regional Center hosted drive-thru job fair

New beginnings and job opportunities were available at the Win Job Center courtesy of the South Mississippi Regional Center. The organization held a job fair in Gulfport, recruiting a variety of positions such as LPNs, RNs, as…

Home Instead Senior Care is hiring

Taking care of seniors has been especially important in our community during the pandemic. Now, Home Instead Senior Care is hiring compassionate workers all along the Coast. Home Instead has an open number of job offers for…