Hiring surge added 313K jobs in February, most in 1½ years

March 9, 2018 in Business

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers went on a hiring binge in February, adding 313,000 jobs, the most in any month since July 2016, and […]

Mississippi has agreement with HUD on plan to show jobs from Gulfport port expansion

November 6, 2013 in Business, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi officials say they have an agreement with the federal government to show how existing jobs were preserved with federal money at the state-owned Port of […]

PEER report shows Port of Gulfport job promises unlikely to materialize for 20 years

September 14, 2013 in News, Top Stories

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A legislative watchdog report warns that Mississippi’s state-owned Port of Gulfport may not meet a goal of creating 1,300 jobs from its Hurricane Katrina recovery program until 2035.

The report by the Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review was released Friday after months of delays…

2nd Annual Job for Jacksonians Job Fair held at Jackson Medical Mall

September 26, 2012 in News, Top Stories, Videos

The Mississippi Link reporter Ayesha K. Mustafaa interviews Louis Armstrong, Deputy Director of the city of Jackson Human and Cultural Services at the 2nd Annual Job For Jacksonians Job Fair held at the Jackson Medical Mall, today, September 26.

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Drivers speak on overflow of trucker jobs

August 9, 2012 in Business, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A WLOX Report BILOXI – Job creation is one of the major issues on the minds of many Americans, but what happens when there’re jobs that nobody seems to want? […]

Greenwood leaders still hoping for peanut plant

March 2, 2012 in Business, News

GREENWOOD – (AP) Although an Oklahoma peanut processor says it has no solid plans for a shelling plant outside its home state, Greenwood’s economic development leaders believe one eventually will […]