6 days ago
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Mississippi economy

An expert says Mississippi’s economy is growing at a modest pace, but continues to lag behind the national average. Today, state economist Darrin Webb told lawmakers Mississippi has struggled to gain momentum since 2000. The state had the second lowest workforce participation rate in the nation in 2016. Only 56 percent of Mississippi residents who […]
4 weeks ago
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Grand Reopening of the Win Job Center in Gulfport

Right here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, residents can take advantage of the Win Job Center. The center is a valuable tool for finding employment throughout the entire state. As of today, the center is bigger and better than ever. The Win Job Center in Gulfport hosted a grand reopening this afternoon, welcoming employers from […]
6 months ago
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Nonprofits Brace for New Law

Local nonprofits are preparing for a new federal rule that would increase the number of people eligible for overtime pay. The rule would boost the salary threshold for overtime exemption from $23,600 annually to $47,467 annually. While the new rule is beneficial for some employees, Executive Director of the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum Kevin O’Brien says it […]
6 months ago
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95 Job Openings at St. Martin Neighborhood Walmart

If you’re on the hunt for a job, Walmart may be the place for you. The new Walmart Neighborhood Market on Washington Avenue in St. Martin will open this fall. The company has opened a hiring center to fill 95 jobs, both full and part time. The new hires will begin work in September. The […]
9 months ago
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State Jobless Rate Down

Mississippi’s jobless rate fell to six percent in April as people exited the labor force. It is the state’s lowest unemployment rate since January 2008. Mississippi’s jobless rate dropped for the fourth straight month, down from 6.3 percent in March and 6.5 percent in April 2015. Mississippi had the seventh highest jobless rate among states […]
9 months ago
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New Rule Expands Overtime Pay to Millions

Salaried workers who make up to $47,476 will automatically qualify for overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week. CNNMoney’s Christine Romans explains the new rule, which will go into effect on Dec. 1, 2016.
10 months ago
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Margaritaville Resort Jobs

If you’re looking for a job, spruce up your resume. Margaritaville Resort in Biloxi is hosting job fairs this weekend to fill 600 open positions. The fairs will be from May 1st through the 3rd at the Biloxi Civic Center. Applicants are asked to bring a resume. The resort has job openings in a number […]
11 months ago
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The Shuck Factor

Do you have talent? The Biloxi Shuckers want to hear from you. Coming up this Friday, you can participate in the Shuck Factor where you can audition for on-field and off-field positions. The Shuck Factor takes place on Wednesday March 16th from 3-7 p.m. Auditions are for national anthem singers, on-field emcee, on-field promo team […]
12 months ago
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Pelican Wharf Host Jobs Fair

Dozens of Coast job seekers have already showed up to Beach Bums hoping for a job at the coast’s newest restaurant. Looking for a job prospective employees showed up to Beach Bums today hoping for a shot at working at Pelican Wharf. Next week, Beach Bums will be transformed into Pelican Wharf by Coast restaurateur […]
1 year ago
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Veterans Job Fair at the Coliseum

Many veterans, recent graduates, and job hopefuls tweaked their resumes and put on out their best suit for today’s job fair at the Coast Coliseum.