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Tennessee Has Historically Low Unemployment Rate
Tennessee Has Historically Low Unemployment Rate

The statewide unemployment rate in Tennessee dropped to a new historic low in February according to data released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

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Nearly Two Dozen Local Businesses and Organizations Looking to Hire New Employees
Nearly Two Dozen Local Businesses and Organizations Looking to Hire New Employees

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development's American Job Center in Murfreesboro is hosting a multiemployer hiring event this Thursday...

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Urgent Need for School Bus Drivers in Nearby Wilson County
Urgent Need for School Bus Drivers in Nearby Wilson County

Need a new job? Nearby Wilson County is facing a problem of not having enough school bus drivers. This past week, the schools were short about 24 drivers.

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Rutherford County Unemployment at 2.3%
Rutherford County Unemployment at 2.3%

Rutherford County had the 3rd lowest unemployment rate at 2.3%, which tied with Wilson County.

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Job Fair in Murfreesboro for 200 Positions
Job Fair in Murfreesboro for 200 Positions

The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 2955 S. Church St. in Murfreesboro will host a job fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, for seven employers seeking to fill more than 200 positions in Rutherford, Bedford and Davidson counties.

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Now Hiring: Close to 100 Retail Consultants Needed
Now Hiring: Close to 100 Retail Consultants Needed

Comcast announced today it is hosting a virtual employment fair aimed at reaching the company's national goal of hiring 10,000 military members and their spouses by the end of 2017. Nearly 100 retail sales consultant and call center sales representative positions are available across Tennessee.

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200 Positions Open - Job Fair Tuesday in Murfreesboro
200 Positions Open - Job Fair Tuesday in Murfreesboro

The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 2955 S. Church St. in Murfreesboro will host a job fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14, for eight employers seeking to fill more than 200 positions in Rutherford, Bedford, Davidson and Wilson counties.

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JOBS: 300 Positions need to be filled
JOBS: 300 Positions need to be filled

The Goodwill Career Solutions center in Murfreesboro will host a job fair on Tuesday, July 18, for six employers seeking to fill about 300 positions in Rutherford, Davidson, Williamson, Wilson and Bedford counties.

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Rutherford County Continues to have 3rd Lowest Unemployment Rate
Rutherford County Continues to have 3rd Lowest Unemployment Rate

While unemployment rates have gone up across the Volunteer State, Rutherford County continues to have the third lowest in Tennessee.

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800 Positions Need to be Filled - Job Fair October 19th
800 Positions Need to be Filled - Job Fair October 19th

The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 2955 S. Church St. in Murfreesboro will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, Oct. 19, for at least nine employers seeking to fill more than 800 positions in Rutherford, Wilson and Davidson counties.

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Company to build in La Vergne to add 160 new jobs in Rutherford County
Company to build in La Vergne to add 160 new jobs in Rutherford County

Driven by the need to expand Ebuys' online fulfillment capabilities, the new 600,000-square-foot facility will be operational in February 2017.

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Rutherford County Still Ranked at #3 for Lowest Unemployment
Rutherford County Still Ranked at #3 for Lowest Unemployment

Rutherford County remains at number three on the list for having the third lowest unemployment rate in the Volunteer State.

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Employers from Rutherford County to be on hand for large job fair
Employers from Rutherford County to be on hand for large job fair

The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 108 Lane Parkway in Shelbyville will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-noon on Thursday, Sept. 22, for five employers seeking to fill more than 35 positions in Bedford, Rutherford, Marshall and Franklin counties.

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Tennessee Unemployment Numbers are In
Tennessee Unemployment Numbers are In

Rutherford County continues to hold a ranking at number three on the list for having the lowest unemployment in the state.

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Department of Labor & Workforce Development Awards Rutherford County Job Training Grant
Department of Labor & Workforce Development Awards Rutherford County Job Training Grant

Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced the department has awarded $23,412 in Incumbent Worker Training Grants to Wearwell in Smyrna.

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Rutherford County Ranked 3rd in TN for Lowest Unemployment Rate
Rutherford County Ranked 3rd in TN for Lowest Unemployment Rate

Rutherford County ranked number three on the list for having a low unemployment number.

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Reminder: Big Job Fair on Thursday
Reminder: Big Job Fair on Thursday

UPDATE: More than 35 employers are set to participate including Aramark, Bridgestone-LaVergne and R.E. West Transportation.

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Tuesday April 21st Job Fair in Murfreesboro
Tuesday April 21st Job Fair in Murfreesboro

An upcoming job fair in Murfreesboro will host representatives from Allied Barton, Surge Staffing and Goodwill in Tullahoma, Clarksville, Smyrna, Nashville and Spring Hill...

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Job Fair in Murfreesboro on Tuesday (May 31)
Job Fair in Murfreesboro on Tuesday (May 31)

Another job fair is nearing for Murfreesboro area residents. The event will be at the Goodwill Career Solutions center on South Church Street near Veterans Parkway.

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Need a Job? Over 4,000 available in Rutherford County
Need a Job? Over 4,000 available in Rutherford County

Over 4,100 jobs are listed in Rutherford County alone and nearby Davidson County has more than 22,000 job openings in a variety of fields.

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Unemployment down in Tennessee
Unemployment down in Tennessee

Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for April was 4.3 percent, two-tenths of a percentage point decrease from the March revised rate of 4.5 percent.

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120 New Jobs for Rutherford County
120 New Jobs for Rutherford County

Empyrean Benefit Solutions, Inc. officials announced last week the company will locate a new customer service center in La Vergne. Empyrean will invest $2.9 million in the new operation, creating 120 jobs in Rutherford County.

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Tennessee Mobile Career Coach to makes stop in Murfreesboro to help residents with job hunting
Tennessee Mobile Career Coach to makes stop in Murfreesboro to help residents with job hunting

In Murfreesboro, The Goodwill Career Solutions Center will host a visit from the State of Tennessee Mobile Career Coach.

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Job Fair on Tuesday
Job Fair on Tuesday

The Goodwill office tells WGNS that at least five employers from Murfreesboro and Antioch will be on hand for the event between 11 Tuesday morning and 2 that afternoon. Pay ranges from $9 an hour to $22 an hour.

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176,000 Jobs Currently Available Across TN
176,000 Jobs Currently Available Across TN

Tennessee employers have tens of thousands of open positions for qualified applicants across the state.

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Big Job Fair in Murfreesboro on Tuesday (3/22/16) and more
Big Job Fair in Murfreesboro on Tuesday (3/22/16) and more

Another job fair will be held in Murfreesboro on Tuesday (March 22, 2016).

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Sales Position Open at WGNS RADIO
Sales Position Open at WGNS RADIO

Can you conquer radio and internet sales? WGNS needs you! 30% Commission on sales.

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615 Employment Positions OPEN in Rutherford and Davidson Counties
615 Employment Positions OPEN in Rutherford and Davidson Counties

The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 2955 S. Church St. in Murfreesboro will host a job fair Tuesday, Feb. 23, for at least six employers seeking to fill 615 positions in Rutherford and Davidson counties

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Job Fair at Goodwill in Murfreesboro
Job Fair at Goodwill in Murfreesboro

Another job fair hosted by the Goodwill Career Solutions Center is nearing. The next job fair will be on Monday, February 22, 2016.

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Rutherford County Boys and Girls Club on the Search for a new Chief Professional Officer
Rutherford County Boys and Girls Club on the Search for a new Chief Professional Officer

The Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Rutherford County has announced the job search for their next Chief Professional Officer is underway.

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New Teachers Needed in Rutherford County Schools
New Teachers Needed in Rutherford County Schools

Rutherford County Schools will host its annual Teacher Recruitment Fair at Siegel High School on Feb. 20 from 9-11 a.m.

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Eight employers to be at Murfreesboro job fair on Tuesday
Eight employers to be at Murfreesboro job fair on Tuesday

The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 2955 S. Church St. in Murfreesboro will host a job fair from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26...

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Up to 350 employees to be hired at company in La Vergne
Up to 350 employees to be hired at company in La Vergne

Ty Johnson with Magnus Construction Services (MCS) told WGNS they will be hiring for Sinomax USA in La Vergne.

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TN unemployment rate decreased from 6.6 to 5.7 percent
TN unemployment rate decreased from 6.6 to 5.7 percent

Tennessee's unemployment rate for the month of September was 5.7 percent, unchanged from the August rate.

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Wednesday Job Fair in LaVergne
Wednesday Job Fair in LaVergne

Eight companies will be on hand from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Multipurpose Building in the City Hall complex, located at 5093 Murfreesboro Rd.

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Veterans Job Fair in Murfreesboro
Veterans Job Fair in Murfreesboro

A Veterans Job Fair will be held on Friday Aug 28, from 10 AM - 2 PM.

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Now Hiring: Tyson Foods and More
Now Hiring: Tyson Foods and More

Tyson Foods is one of several companies hiring in the near future. Job fairs will be held at the Goodwill Career Center in Murfreesboro and Shelbyville on August 11, 2015.

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Job Fair TODAY in La Vergne (7/22/15)
Job Fair TODAY in La Vergne (7/22/15)

Job seekers may visit the La Vergne Public Library on Wednesday, July 22 from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. for a Career-Family Resources Day.

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Salesperson Needed at WGNS
Salesperson Needed at WGNS

WGNS is growing and we need to add a new salesperson to hit the streets. The Good Neighbor Station needs to hire someone who has the drive to write their own proposals and cold call on potential accounts.

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Looking for work?
Looking for work?

The Rutherford County Government is also hiring. The Sheriff's Office is looking for a Communications Officer right now with a starting salary of $29,468. The deadline to apply is at the end of this month on May 29, 2015 at noon.

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Need a Job? Here are a few positions available in Rutherford County
Need a Job? Here are a few positions available in Rutherford County

WGNS was told that openings include: hospitality, warehouse, manufacturing, and food services positions. Pay rates range $8.00-$14 per hour. More employers expected to participate.

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Hunting for a new job? Be a County school crossing guard OR?
Hunting for a new job? Be a County school crossing guard OR?

Job hunting in RUTHERFORD or nearby MARSHALL COUNTIES? The Goodwill Career Solutions centerin Murfreesboro (2955 S. Church St.)...

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Job fair for the Murfreesboro City Schools

Murfreesboro City Schools will present an opportunity for job applicants to meet local principals and other support area administrators.

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Schwan Cosmetics and The Cleaning Authority hiring now in Rutherford County
Schwan Cosmetics and The Cleaning Authority hiring now in Rutherford County

Companies like Schwan Cosmetics and The Cleaning Authority, both in Rutherford County, will be hiring for multiple positions through the help of Goodwill.

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Job Searching in Rutherford County?
Job Searching in Rutherford County?

The Goodwill Career Solutions center in Antioch at 3538 Murfreesboro Pike, will host a job fair for a company aiming to hire employees in the Smyrna and West Nashville area. Our local county government is also hiring...

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MURFREESBORO: Jobs available at Lowe's, Sitters & More, Speedway and more
MURFREESBORO: Jobs available at Lowe's, Sitters & More, Speedway and more

More jobs are available in Rutherford County. On February 11, 2015 the Goodwill Career Solutions Center on South Church Street...

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SHARE: Job fair for positions in LaVergne
SHARE: Job fair for positions in LaVergne

You may have been looking for a new job in recent days... a job fair will take place on Tuesday of next week in Antioch that will aim to fill about 50 positions in LaVergne.

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Upcoming Job Fair in Murfreesboro on Wednesday, Nov. 12th
Upcoming Job Fair in Murfreesboro on Wednesday, Nov. 12th

An upcoming job fail will be hosted by the (CADCOR) Community Anti-Drug Coalition of Rutherford County and the Murfreesboro Housing Authority.

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Looking for a job? 450 Positions need to be filled!
Looking for a job? 450 Positions need to be filled!

A career fair will for jobs in Rutherford County and several surrounding areas will be held in nearby Lebanon, Tennessee.

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Job fair for MTSU Students and Alumni
Job fair for MTSU Students and Alumni

MTSU students and alumni on the job hunt should dress their best and update their resumes for the long list of employers who will be on hand Oct. 23 at this year's Fall Career Fair on campus.

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Need a job? Hundreds of positions need to be filled
Need a job? Hundreds of positions need to be filled

Three companies are looking to fill hundreds of positions in Rutherford County. Openings include everything from retail positions to general warehouse distribution positions.

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Rutherford County has one of the six lowest unemployment rates in Tennessee
Rutherford County has one of the six lowest unemployment rates in Tennessee

County unemployment rates for June have been released and reports indicate the rates have slightly increased in every Tennessee County.

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DRESS FOR SUCCESS: Career Fair in Smyrna on Wednesday (3/26/14)
DRESS FOR SUCCESS: Career Fair in Smyrna on Wednesday (3/26/14)

A career fair is planned to take place at the Motlow College campus in Smyrna on Wednesday (3/26/14). The event will be from...

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New Cheese Plant to Locate Off I-24 in Nearby Manchester, TN
New Cheese Plant to Locate Off I-24 in Nearby Manchester, TN
This of course could represent new jobs for not only Coffee County residents, but perhaps those living in Rutherford County as well. 
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Wages Protest in front of Murfreesboro McDonald's Scheduled for Thursday Afternoon
Wages Protest in front of Murfreesboro McDonald's Scheduled for Thursday Afternoon
Three people showed up to protest the wages paid by McDonald's on Thursday during the lunch hour (12:30 pm) in Murfreesboro. 
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Well, the TN Unemployment Rate is Lower, Slightly
Well, the TN Unemployment Rate is Lower, Slightly
Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips has announced Tennessee’s unemployment rate for both September and October is 8.4 percent, which is one tenth of one percentage point lower than the August revised rate.
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Employment Increase Tops in the Nation

Rutherford County has had the sixth largest increase in employment of any county in the nation. This news from the United States Bureau of Labor and Statistics. 

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