Tagged: arkansas jobs

Inside the 2014 Issue of Arkansas Next: A Guide to Life After High School

by Lindsay Irvin 9/16/2013 11:30 am

Students, teachers, guidance counselors and parents, we are excited to present our latest (and what we think is our greatest) edition of Arkansas Next: A Guide to Life After High School.

The Economic Recovery: Are You Feeling It? (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 2/4/2013 12:00 am

The announcement on an eerily warm Tuesday of a shiny new $1.1 billion steel plant to be built at Osceola feels like recovery.

What Not to Do on a Job Interview

by Amanda Hoelzeman 9/19/2011 12:00 am

Avoid these 10 bad behaviors if you want to get your foot in the door during a job interview.

Fayetteville Getting Infusion of 75 Jobs

by Mark Carter 9/1/2010 8:49 am

The Northwest Arkansas economy will receive a nice little infusion of jobs by next year when Delta Group Electronics finishes construction of a 36,000-SF facility in Fayetteville.

A Jonesboro Jobs Loss and a Dumas Jobs Gain

by Mark Carter 6/11/2010 12:21 pm

Thursday's announcement that 86 jobs will be lost when International Paper closes its Jonesboro box plant was buffered somewhat by news coming out of Dumas on Friday.

Job Openings Up: Are You Ready?

by Mark Carter 6/8/2010 11:32 am

Job seekers, awaken. Time to shave, DVR your favorite daytime shows and see if your suit still fits. And most importantly, dust off that trusty ol' door-opener, your resume.

It's Easier to Be Green (Jobs)

by Mark Carter 5/18/2010 12:17 pm

Administered by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services, the Arkansas Energy Sector Partnership grant is funded from -- you guessed it -- the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Welspun Expansion Means New Jobs for Little Rock

by Mark Carter 5/3/2010 4:49 pm

The bulk of the new Welspun jobs will be for electricians, technicians, welders and machinists with pay in the $12-$14 per hour range. Jobs will be added in stages, and all 230 positions will be filled by this time next year, according to company officials.

Jobs: Good News, Bad News

by Mark Carter 4/2/2010 8:56 am

The good news? More jobs were created last month than since the recession began. The bad news? The 162,000 jobs added nationwide in March were well below analysts' expectations of 190,000 new jobs.

Getting a Raise in What Still Feels Like a Recession

by Mark Carter 3/25/2010 10:19 am

What are the most effective ways to secure a raise in this economic environment?

Experts Say Arkansas Jobs On Their Way Back

by Mark Carter 3/18/2010 12:47 pm

Arkansas' unemployment rate has remained steady at 7.6 percent for a couple of months, and continues to track much better than the national rate of 9.7 percent.

Arkansas Jobs: Feds, Meds and Wal-Mart

by Mark Carter 3/18/2010 12:04 pm

Government and health care continue to carry the bulk of jobs in the state; Wal-Mart is No. 2 on the list of largest employers.

Job of the Week: Provider Rep for Hewlett-Packard

by Mark Carter 3/3/2010 9:00 am

HP is expanding its presence in Arkansas.

Job of the Week: Account Rep for Arkansas Business

by Mark Carter 2/18/2010 6:15 am

A little shameless self-promotion for this week's installment of The Work Blog's Job of the Week.

Facing Down the Job Interview

by Mark Carter 2/1/2010 11:58 am

Whether it's your first time or the first time in a long time, there are some job-interview basics that are too important to take for granted.