For Job Seekers

By Associated Press | Apr 21, 2017 - 12:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell to record lows in four U.S. states last month after months of steady job creation nationwide.
By Associated Press | Apr 17, 2017 - 05:36 pm
DANVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A Chinese company that makes food for pets has announced plans to open in Arkansas and bring 70 jobs to the state.
By Associated Press | Apr 7, 2017 - 12:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added just 98,000 jobs in March, the fewest in a year, though the unemployment rate fell to a nearly 10-year low of 4.5 percent.
By | Apr 6, 2017 - 12:38 pm
Little Rock (Talk Business & Politics) — Retail giant Wal-Mart in its re-organization of the Walmart U.S. technology division is eliminating around 300 jobs in the Information Systems Division (ISD).
By | Mar 16, 2017 - 01:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Employers posted more open positions in January and the number of Americans quitting jumped, evidence that the job market is steadily improving.
By Associated Press | Mar 14, 2017 - 12:41 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An effort to prevent cities and counties from raising the minimum wage higher than the state or federal rate has failed in the Arkansas Senate.
By Associated Press | Mar 13, 2017 - 01:45 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas officials say the state's unemployment rate ticked down by one-tenth of a percentage point in January to 3.8 percent.
By Associated Press | Mar 10, 2017 - 03:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a robust 235,000 jobs in February and raised pay at a healthy pace, making it all but certain that the Federal Reserve will raise short-term interest rates next week.
By Asssociated Press | Dec 2, 2016 - 01:15 pm
 
By Asssociated Press | Nov 29, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Delta Regional Authority says nearly $26 million will be invested in Arkansas for projects aimed at driving economic growth and improving infrastructure.
By Asssociated Press | Nov 18, 2016 - 01:56 pm
 
By Asssociated Press | Nov 17, 2016 - 01:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level since 1973 last week, evidence that businesses are confident enough in the economy to hold onto their workers. 
By | Nov 14, 2016 - 07:15 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.
By Asssociated Press | Oct 31, 2016 - 01:43 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — More companies are embracing the notion that on-the-job training is good business. Under that banner, members of the central Arkansas construction community are banding together to fill employment gaps in their ranks.
By Asssociated Press | Oct 20, 2016 - 04:23 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Chinese manufacturer that makes apparel under the Adidas, Reebok and Armani brands will open a factory in Arkansas, creating 400 jobs, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Thursday.

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