Jobs in West Virginia

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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Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast t...
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast t...
The Legal Document Specialist is a member of the on-site Williams Lea team delivering exceptional customer service at our client locations. Responsibilities include document creation and editing, document repair and recovery, and providing MS Word expertise. This position is available at our offices in Wheeling, West Virginia. Job Responsibilities : Create and edit legal documents to client specif...
Thank you for your interest in this job opportunity at our offices in the beautiful Stone Center, formerly the Stone and Thomas Department store, in Wheeling, West Virginia. Williams Leas Wheeling Center is growing; the following role is a planned expansion to our operation. While we are acquiring applications now, we anticipate hiring for this new opportunity in approximately May 2014. The Admini...
Thank you for your interest in this job opportunity at our offices in the beautiful Stone Center, formerly the Stone and Thomas Department store, in Wheeling, West Virginia. Williams Leas Wheeling Center is growing; the following role is a planned expansion to our operation. While we are acquiring applications now, we anticipate hiring for this new opportunity in approximately May 2014. The Accoun...
Union, WV, 24983
Description We seek an experienced and energetic ACE/ Continuous Improvement leader for our DeIcing, Rescue, and Specialty Systems (DRSS) business unit, with locations in West Virginia, Ohio, California, and France. This position will have the primary responsibility for accelerating the implementation of ACE (Achieving Competitive Excellence) initiatives and driving Lean Transformation and Process...
ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer AA/EOE/M/F/D/V SUMMARY: At Terminix®, our people bring tremendous pride and integrity to everything we do. In turn, we provide a working environment where these skilled professionals can achieve true satisfaction in their own lives. We...
ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer AA/EOE/M/F/D/V SUMMARY: At Terminix®, our people bring tremendous pride and integrity to everything we do. In turn, we provide a working environment where these skilled professionals can achieve true satisfaction in their own lives. We...
Nutter Fort, WV, 26301
Location: OFFSITE Job Type: Information Technology Description: At Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC), were committed to assisting government, industry and nonprofit organizations achieve world-class competitiveness. In carrying out that mission, we recognize that our employees are our most important asset. Our organization has been recognized continually as an exceptional place to work. Vi...
DISH supports more than 150 DISH Network Service (DNS) offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The DNS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and services. A success...
An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer AA/EOE/M/F/D/V SUMMARY: At Terminix®, our people bring tremendous pride and integrity to everything we do. In turn, we provide a working environment where these skilled professionals can achieve true satisfaction in their own lives. We are proud to offer our exceptional associates competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and outstanding opp...
ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer AA/EOE/M/F/D/V Position Overview Applies company products to residential structures according to work orders and as needed based on service requests; completes required production forms at end of daily work order assignments. Responsibil...
Why take any job, when you can opt for a career with Combined Insurance? As a leading provider of supplemental insurance, Combined Insurance can help offer consumers peace of mind when they need it most. We are currently looking for highly motivated team players to join our management team as a Territory Manager. The Territory Manager (TM) is responsible for leading, developing, building and manag...
Triadelphia, WV, 26059
Responsibilities You’re focused on your future – on finding the right fit for your talent and charisma, and making your presence known. And when you join Verizon Wireless, you’ll find unlimited opportunities to evolve, excel and amplify your success with a company that’s continually redefining the communications industry. If you’re ready to make your mark with a team that thrives on collaboration,...
Union, WV, 24983
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems was...
Logan, WV, 25601
Responsibilities You’re focused on your future – on finding the right fit for your talent and charisma, and making your presence known. And when you join Verizon Wireless, you’ll find unlimited opportunities to evolve, excel and amplify your success with a company that’s continually redefining the communications industry. If you’re ready to make your mark with a team that thrives on collaboration,...
Responsibilities You’re focused on your future – on finding the right fit for your talent and charisma, and making your presence known. And when you join Verizon Wireless, you’ll find unlimited opportunities to evolve, excel and amplify your success with a company that’s continually redefining the communications industry. If you’re ready to make your mark with a team that thrives on collaboration,...
As a part of JP Morgan Chase, a leading global financial services firm, Chase has over 5,500 branches where our Branch Managers use their sales leadership, management excellence, and operational expertise to create an exceptional customer experience and grow the business within our valued branch network. In an effort to provide highly trained managers in our branches, employees selected will parti...
Are you ready for an exciting career move? We're a fast moving $16 billion, Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 11,000 stores and 12 distribution centers in 40 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic team atmosphere that leverages each person's strengths and maximizes potential. We are committed to attracting upbeat, talented, and motivated people wh...
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