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West Virginia Employment Information


West Virginia Overview


Thanks to energy resources and a fairly constant government presence, the West Virginia job market and economy remained relatively stable during the recession compared with other states. Most West Virginia communities have stabilized and are rebounding.

West Virginia Job Opportunities


Strong demand for coal, the discovery of shale gas in some regions and new drilling technologies are fueling the West Virginia energy sector. Along with gas and coal production, West Virginia career opportunities revolve around aerospace, biometrics, the chemical and plastics industries, and technology and research supported by West Virginia University and Marshall University. With a workforce of 800,000, the Mountain State claims to have one of the lowest employee turnover rates in the country.

The government sector accounts for more than 20 percent of jobs in West Virginia, followed by the trade, transportation and utilities and education/health services sectors. Most industries have been reporting job expansion in 2012 with the construction, education/health services, professional/business services, and leisure and hospitality industries showing the strongest percentage job gains.

West Virginia Employment Trends


West Virginia job conditions are positive. The unemployment rate, which peaked at 8.5 percent in 2010, had fallen to the 7-percent range by the first half of 2012. West Virginia payrolls have shown positive growth through most of 2011 and into 2012. Online hiring continues to show strong job gains in 2012.

Moody’s Analytics expects employment in West Virginia to increase 1.6 percent between Q2 2012 and Q2 2013, higher than 1.3 percent growth expected in the US job supply during that time.
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Assistant Manager Experience Aeropostale! The true spirit of Aeropostale is in the people who work hard each and every day to help achieve success for the brand and for each other. Aeropostale employees are smart, creative, energetic, talented, and diverse individuals who embrace the core vision, mission, and values of the company. Aeropostale has become one of the fastest growing and most recogni...
The Sales Associate reports to the Sales Team Manager and ensures the uniform execution of the Belk direction within their store. Responsible for: * Maintaining floor and stock areas consistent with store standards. * Supporting the Operations Team to ensure new merchandise is unpacked and displayed in a timely manner and stored in a place that does not obstruct customer access to the department....
Enter the exciting field of court reporting. If you love the law/legal field, this job is for you! Candidates should be outgoing and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with emphasis on grammar. Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Legal Studies, Criminal Justice or English preferred. Travel involved. All training and equipment provided to start your new and exciting career....
Cook, Server, Cashier, Food Bar Attendant, Kitchen Staff & Dishwasher positions available in CHARLESTON! Open Interviews - 7/31 or 8/7! Interested? Stop by to interview on 7/31 or 8/7. You can also apply online: www.OvationBrandsJobs.com Experience is not necessary but it is helpful! Cook, Server, Cashier, Food Bar Attendant, Kitchen Staff & Dishwasher and other restaurant positions are available!...
Meet and exceed customer experience and sales objectives for store. Supervise the overall daily operation of a store including hiring, development, discipline, and scheduling of employees to ensure an extraordinary customer experience, cost efficiency, and quality store operations. Maintain inventories at adequate levels, promote sales, and maintain the appearance of the store. Complete accounting...
MOBILE HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT MECHANIC FIELD TECHNICIAN If equipment repair is your passion, Altec could be your career path. Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, telecom, and specialty equipment. We are the leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs, and contra...
Company Information MountainPlex Properties is a privately owned company that was founded in 2007 as a property management and development company. The primary objective is to contribute to the economic redevelopment of the Hinton Historic District through preservation of the community's history, architecture and culture, while serving the needs of local citizens, guests, and visitors. Job Descrip...
Applications are currently being accepted for Staff Pharmacists to work Per Diem hours within the Marshall Pharmacy. This is a great way to earn additional income during the summer months and beyond, covering the pharmacy staff’s time off. Requirements: Pharmacists must have a B.S. in Pharmacy and/or PharmD and current WV pharmacist license. Prior retail experience, a wining customer service attit...
Exciting new opportunity for an experienced Pharmacist-in-Charge in the Marshall Health System pharmacy. This is a unique and rewarding opportunity for a pharmacist with a retail pharmacy background and management experience. Responsible for operational aspects of the pharmacy, including but not limited to medication use, personnel management, developing innovative pharmacy programs and ensuring p...
We have Full-Time Sales Positions Available. No Cold Calling and No experience is Required. What we do is much easier than selling Annuities, Real Estate, Long-Term Care, Security Systems, Cars, or Vacuum Cleaners. Call 888-202-1913 to learn more about this opportunity....
We have Full-Time Sales Positions Available. No Cold Calling and No experience is Required. What we do is much easier than selling Annuities, Real Estate, Long-Term Care, Security Systems, Cars, or Vacuum Cleaners. Call 888-202-1913 to learn more about this opportunity....
North Parkersburg, WV, 26104
We have Full-Time Sales Positions Available. No Cold Calling and No experience is Required. What we do is much easier than selling Annuities, Real Estate, Long-Term Care, Security Systems, Cars, or Vacuum Cleaners. Call 888-202-1913 to learn more about this opportunity....
Sunfire Energy Solutions in Martinsburg, West Virginia is seeking a Sales Manager. The Sales Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the activities of the sales function for an assigned division to effectively execute sales strategies that will maximize sales volume, drive targeted profitable growth and professionally develop the sales staff. Successful candidat...
Description: Talk about meaningful work. Talk about an important role. Let's talk about your next career move. Due to our expanding business, UnitedHealth Group is seeking Medical Coders who share our passion for helping people live healthier lives to join our team. It's an inspiring role and it can inspire your career. For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunit...
Position Summary A Residential Driver is responsible for safely operating a front-, side-, or rear-loading truck, and providing prompt, courteous and complete waste removal services for customers who reside on a designated route. In addition, a Residential Driver is responsible for ensuring his or her vehicle is in compliance with the Company’s safety standards prior to operating the vehicle, ensu...
It is the mission of the Mutual of Omaha Don Lilly Agency to be the company of choice for the communities we serve. For over a century Mutual of Omaha has been in the business of providing quality insurance and investment products to individuals and small businesses. Over the last 102 years Mutual of Omaha representatives have helped millions of families get the protection and advice they need to...
It is the mission of the Mutual of Omaha Don Lilly Agency to be the company of choice for the communities we serve. For over a century Mutual of Omaha has been in the business of providing quality insurance and investment products to individuals and small businesses. Over the last 102 years Mutual of Omaha representatives have helped millions of families get the protection and advice they need to...
Hearing Care Professional Job Label:CONHEAR-HCP- (Huntington, WV) Connect Hearing is looking for a Hearing Care Professional for our Huntington, WV clinic. With a clinic located in a prime area, dedicated individuals, licensed and certified in West Virginia to perform comprehensive audiological and hearing aid evaluations, will find an ideal situation to display their expertise and make their mark...
Kmart, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a mass merchandising retailer that offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands and labels such as Craftsman, Kenmore, DieHard, Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Route 66 and Country Living. We operate over 1,300 Kmart stores across 49 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
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