Latest Hiring and recruitment News

Ireland's Ryanair aims to hire another 5,000 new staff

Sep. 16, 2021 06:14 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Irish airline Ryanair said Thursday that it's planning to create 5,000 jobs over the next five years as part of its recovery from the shock of the coronavirus pandemic. The additional pilots, cabin crew and engineers will mean that the company will have...

Vermont boosts staff for contract tracing amid rise in cases

Sep. 15, 2021 13:35 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont is boosting staff for contract tracing amid a recent rise in COVID-19 cases, state officials said. The state had hired a contractor in the spring to allow some state workers who had been doing contract tracing to return to their jobs, said...

Canadian battery recycling firm to build plant in Alabama

Sep. 15, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

VANCE, Ala. (AP) — A Canadian company that recycles lithium-ion batteries is building a plant in west Alabama near the factory where Mercedes will build electric vehicles, officials said. Li-Cycle announced the move recently, WBRC-TV reported. ...

Biden pitches spending plan as key to fight climate change

Sep. 14, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — President Joe Biden tried to advance his domestic spending plans on Colorado on Tuesday by warning about climate change's dangers while highlighting how his clean-energy proposals would also create good-paying jobs. The trip to the National...

Fargo executive: COVID has put hospitals in dire situation

Sep. 14, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — An executive at the largest health care system in North Dakota said Tuesday that its hospitals in Fargo alone could use up to 300 more nurses to handle COVID-19 cases and is bumping up incentives to try and fill the void. “We really are in...

Aery Aviation plans $15.3M expansion in Newport News

Sep. 14, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Aery Aviation plans to spend $15.3 million to expand its Newport News headquarters, a project that will create 211 new jobs, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday. The aerospace company plans a new 60,000-square-foot hangar facility with access...

Amazon eyes 125K more hires, $18+ per hour average salary

Sep. 14, 2021 10:08 AM EDT

Amazon wants to hire 125,000 delivery and warehouse workers and said Tuesday that it is paying new hires an average of $18 an hour in a tight job market as more people shop online. Competition for hourly workers has become fierce, and many companies are offering higher...

Worker advocates seek more NC aid as federal benefits expire

Sep. 13, 2021 22:49 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's unemployed need higher and longer jobless benefits from the state more than ever now that additional federal benefits created during the COVID-19 pandemic expired this month, advocates for workers and the poor said Monday. Several...

Officials: Magnesium plant in Ohio to bring 200 jobs

Sep. 12, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

CADIZ, Ohio (AP) — Officials have announced plans for a magnesium plant in eastern Ohio that they say will create 200 full-time and 500 part-time jobs. Western Magnesium Corp. representatives and elected officials gathered last week at the Cadiz Industrial Park in...

Premium Peanut to invest $64.3 million in South Carolina

Sep. 11, 2021 13:26 PM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A grower-owned peanut shelling company said it plans to set up operations in South Carolina's Orangeburg County. Premium Peanut said it plans a $64.3 million investment that will create 130 new jobs. The new facility will provide more capacity...