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The Virginia Employment Commission says the state's jobless rate fell in April for the second consecutive month. The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.2 percent in April. That's down from 5.3 percent in March, and down from 5.9 percent...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefHundreds turned out for an event in Bedford Tuesday, to meet with employers who are anxious to hire. The Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce held its first ever job fair at the Central Virginia Community College Bedford Campus. More than 30 businesses...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistSome people are calling it a sign of the times after hundreds of people applied for a small number of jobs. The Sheraton Hotel, located off of Hershberger Road, held a job fair on Wednesday in an effort to fill 15 open positions. According to Sheraton...
WDBJ7 ReporterOn Wednesday at Radford University, business and local leaders had a roundtable discussion about exceptionally gifted foreigh students and how they impact the local economy. Educators say some of the nearly 1 million foreign born Virginia residents...
The city of Martinsville's jobless rate remained the highest in Virginia in March. The Virginia Employment Commission says the city's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 14.4 percent, down from 15.4 percent in February and 16.3 percent a...
reporterNo matter their past, their present is the same. "I came out with the hope of finding a stable job," says former Army soldier Nathaniel Cabiness. "Just seeing what type of opportunities there are," says former Air Force Latoya Berger. "I'm getting...
reporterThey serve our country through thick and thin. Now, some local agencies are hoping to give back to local service members who give so much. The Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center is hosting a "veterans only" job fair on Tuesday. Last year's event...
Food Lion is holding a job fair Friday and will hire 125 employees at stores throughout the area. The job fair is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the Hampton Inn in Martinsville. The available jobs are at stores in Martinsville, Rocky Mount, Bassett,...
A job fair we told you about Wednesday, has been rescheduled to next month. You'll get the chance to meet employers at Central Virginia Community College Bedford Center on May 15. The job fair starts at 10:00 in the morning and runs until 6:00...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistThe New River Community College Job Fair Expo happens Wednesday, March 27 at Edwards Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ten tips for success at a job fair: - Dress professionally - wear appropriate attire as you would for an employment interview. - Bring...
The city of Martinsville's jobless rate remained the highest in Virginia in January. The Virginia Employment Commission says the city's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 16.9 percent, up from 15.2 percent in December and 18.1 percent a year...
A Martinsville shipping company is trying to fill 100 open positions, and is holding a job fair Tuesday and Wednesday. GSI Commerce is holding the job fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. The 100 jobs include pickers, packers, shippers,...
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