employment

USPS hiring for many positions

If you’re looking to start a new career, the U.S. Postal Service is hiring. The service has openings for delivery and retail positions in Bay St. Louis, Biloxi, Gulfport, Long Beach, Moss Point, Ocean Springs, Pass Christian, and Saucier. The…

US unemployment claims rise by 14,000 to 262,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans who signed up for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since November, though the U.S. job market continues to show signs of strength. Applications for jobless aid climbed by 14,000…

US employers add 528,000 jobs in July

By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added an astonishing 528,000 jobs last month despite flashing warning signs of an economic downturn, easing fears of a recession and handing President Joe Biden some good news heading…

Fewer Americans apply for unemployment benefits last week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week with the number of Americans collecting unemployment at historically low levels. Applications for unemployment benefits fell by 11,000 to 200,000 for the week ending May 28, the Labor Department…

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’…