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Fri, 10/22/2021

Earlier this year, an insistent cry arose from business leaders and Republican governors: Cut off a $300-a-week federal supplement for unemployed Americans. Many people, they argued, would then…

Thu, 09/16/2021

LAUREL, Miss. (WDAM) - Several dozen businesses and organizations from around the Pine Belt were at the Sawmill Mall in Laurel on Thursday participating in the I-59 Job Fair.

The free…

Mon, 09/13/2021

The Jones County Economic Development Authority will host the I-59 Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Sawmill Square Mall in the old JCPenney space.

EDA officials hope to provide…

Wed, 09/08/2021

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security has partnered with cities and counties across the state to host several job fairs for Mississippians who are looking for employment.  One job fair…

Thu, 08/26/2021

For reasons some still can’t completely understand, gone are the days of job seekers beating the streets and knocking on doors looking for work. Instead, employers are the ones advertising job…

Wed, 08/18/2021

The Mississippi Department of Employment Security, on behalf of the Southaven Chamber of Commerce, will hold the 2021 Mid-South Area Job Fair in Southaven August 26 at the Landers Center.

Tue, 08/17/2021

CHOCTAW COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- The 2021 Ackerman job fair gave Mississippians the chance to find their next career path.

Hosted by the Governor’s Job Network at the Choctaw County Community…

Wed, 06/23/2021

JACKSON, Miss. — The Governor's Job Fair Network of Mississippi held a job fair with a focus on those re-entering the workforce.

Cars lined up Wednesday at the Mississippi…

Wed, 06/23/2021

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On Monday, the leaders with the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) announced that the Mississippi Re-Entry Drive-Thru…

Wed, 04/07/2021

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WLOX) - After the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many South Mississippians said they need work just as much as employers need workers.

“I’m looking for a job,” Moss…