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Mississippi Overview


Mississippi has experienced its fair share of challenges, including the recession, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the BP oil spill in 2010, as well as floods and violent tornadoes in 2011. In the face of such adversities, the 1.3 million workers in the Mississippi job market are constantly redefining themselves. Today, Mississippi is attracting new businesses -- led by the government, retail, manufacturing and agriculture sectors -- that offer new jobs and higher wages.

Mississippi Job Opportunities


Agriculture and the state’s 42,000 farms employ nearly 30 percent of the Mississippi workforce. Leading products include poultry, eggs, soybeans and forestry. Legalized casino gambling on the Mississippi River and several currently in-progress billion-dollar manufacturing and energy projects also support the economy.

Most jobs in Mississippi are provided by the government and the trade, transportation and utilities industries. While most sectors in Mississippi have reported mixed performance in job gains, the education/health services sector is showing positive momentum. In recent months, the financial sector has also reported positive job gains.

Mississippi Employment Trends


Mississippi’s employment conditions reflect the challenges the state has weathered. From late 2009 to early 2012, the unemployment rate remained higher than 10 percent. The unemployment rate fell below 10 percent in February 2012 and continues to improve. On the other hand, Mississippi payrolls continue to fall, though at a slower rate since mid-2011. Some minor job growth was reported in September and November 2011. On a more positive note, online hiring has reported solid gains over the past year and is nearing prerecession levels.

Employment in Mississippi is expected to increase 1.3 percent between Q2 2012 and Q3 2013, on par with the 1.3 percent growth expected in the US job supply during that time, according to Moody’s Analytics.
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Forest, MS, 39074
THIS POSITION AND ANY SUBSEQUENT OFFERS MADE ARE CONTINGENT UPON CLEARANCE As a defense contractor, there are specific programs requiring a certain level of security clearance for assigned staff. The selected candidate will be required to secure the clearance if it does not already exist. Not being able to secure the security accesses needed for this position may result in an offer of employment ...
Forest, MS, 39074
Job Description: This opening is for a Production Test Engineer in the Hardware Engineering Center (HWEC) of Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) business unit. This position is based in Forest, MS, and will support production and testing of complex electronic systems, units and modules associated with military radar and communications products. Responsibilities include development and mai...
Forest, MS, 39074
Job Description: Conduct internal evaluations or audits of manufacturing build and test areas. Ensure Mission Assurance across all areas through compliance to company management standards and instructions for the manufacture of electronic and electro-mechanical assemblies, units and systems. This individual will be responsible for generating corrective action requests, charts and graphs represent...
Brand: Aaron's Req# C15019W Description: Aaron’s provides a fun and positive environment for our associates and a place where we take building relationships with our customers personally! At Aaron’s, we call our Delivery Driver role Product Technician because our Product Technician position is so much more than driving! As a Product Technician, you’ll serve as Aaron’s ambassador, upholding our ...
Description General Description/Primary Purpose The Express Store Supervisor will report directly to the Express Store Team Leader and will be responsible for all aspects of the operation in the Store Team Leader's absence. Description of duties and task essential job functions Evaluate associate's performance and coach them on performance-related problems and on their general development. (N/...
Description The Off Hour Stock Clerk is responsible for maintaining a well-stocked appearance in the store which helps ensure the best customer experience is achieved. This individual will work closely with the Store Management team to ensure company standards are met during the stocking process. The hours for this shift are commonly early morning, however in certain locations or during holiday s...
Description Job Summary Store Team Members will work regularly with customers to find and sell products that match their needs. Responsibilities Interact heavily with customers on sales floor and cash register Utilize company selling approaches to create an enriched customer experience Assist in maintaining a well stocked and neat store appearance Act quickly to address customer concerns an...
Description Job Summary Store Team Members will work regularly with customers to find and sell products that match their needs. Responsibilities Interact heavily with customers on sales floor and cash register Utilize company selling approaches to create an enriched customer experience Assist in maintaining a well stocked and neat store appearance Act quickly to address customer concerns an...
Description The Off Hour Stock Clerk is responsible for maintaining a well-stocked appearance in the store which helps ensure the best customer experience is achieved. This individual will work closely with the Store Management team to ensure company standards are met during the stocking process. The hours for this shift are commonly early morning, however in certain locations or during holiday s...
Distribution Coordinator - Location: Richland, MS Responsible for ensuring that all warehouse functions are completed accurately and on time. Keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment. Responsible for filling customer orders and delivering them to the delivery platform in a manner that meets Company standards for safety, security, and productivity. Responsib...
Job Description “One of the 25 best sales organizations” (As Rated by Selling Power Magazine) UniFirst Corporation (As shown on the CBS show Undercover Boss) is one of the largest and fastest growing companies in the multi-billion dollar garment services industry. Through superior customer service, pride, integrity and professionalism, we outfit an impressive range of clients such as Canadian T...
Job Description UniFirst Corporation is the premium supplier of uniform and facility services throughout North America. From a small, start-up business in 1936 to a billion dollar industry leader, UniFirst now serves more than 240,000 customers throughout the U.S. and Canada and offers great careers in sales. Forbes Magazine recognized UniFirst as one of the “400 Best Big Companies in America” an...
Job Description UniFirst is one of the largest companies in the garment services industry employing over 11,000 people and servicing well over 250,000 customer locations in Canada, the United States and Europe. We recognize that our continued success not only depends on the superior customer service and products, but also the skill, creativity and initiative of everyone on our team. YOUR PERSONA...
Brand: Aaron's Req# C04012K Description: Aaron’s provides a fun and positive environment for our associates and a place where we take building relationships with our customers personally! At Aaron’s, we call our Delivery Driver role Product Technician because our Product Technician position is so much more than driving! As a Product Technician, you’ll serve as Aaron’s ambassador, upholding our ...
Quintiles (NYSE: Q) is the world’s largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services with a network of more than 29,000 employees conducting business in approximately 100 countries. We helped develop or commercialize all of 2013’s top-100 best-selling drugs on the market. Quintiles applies the breadth and depth of our service offerings along with extensive ther...
AT&T: So Much More of What You Work For Looking for an opportunity where you can put your energy and enthusiasm to work to create unlimited earning potential? Of course you are. How about a chance to learn, grow and advance with the number one wireless company in America? Even better. We're AT&T, and the only thing we enjoy more than pioneering and selling the latest devices is helping people...
AT&T: So Much More of What You Work For Looking for an opportunity where you can put your energy and enthusiasm to work? Of course you are. How about a chance to learn, grow and advance with the number one wireless company in America? Even better. Were AT&T, and the only thing we enjoy more than pioneering and selling the latest devices is helping people make the most of them. Our retail opp...
Raymond, MS, 39154
We are looking for enthusiastic, career-minded, motivated individuals to become independent insurance sales representatives, working in a professional business-to-business sales environment. As an independent insurance agent representing Aflac, you’ll have the opportunity to build your own business and enjoy a flexible work schedule, while being backed with the support of a Fortune 500 company and...
We are looking for enthusiastic, career-minded, motivated individuals to become independent insurance sales representatives, working in a professional business-to-business sales environment. As an independent insurance agent representing Aflac, you’ll have the opportunity to build your own business and enjoy a flexible work schedule, while being backed with the support of a Fortune 500 company and...
AT&T: So Much More of What You Work For Looking for an opportunity where you can put your energy and enthusiasm to work to create unlimited earning potential? Of course you are. How about a chance to learn, grow and advance with the number one wireless company in America? Even better. We're AT&T, and the only thing we enjoy more than pioneering and selling the latest devices is helping people...

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