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Wednesday, 02 April 2014 12:31

AT&T plans to hire 50 in St. Louis region

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) - The St. Louis area will be the beneficiary of a nationwide hiring push by AT&T.

 

The company is hiring a total of 3,000 retail sale and management employees nationwide--that includes about 240 in Missouri. 50 of the retail jobs will be in the St. Louis area--from Washington, to Edwardsville, Illinois.

 

More information can be found at their website, att.jobs.

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St. Louis, MO (KTRS) - Several businesses are being honored for helping veterans get back to work.  
 
Ten companies were given the Flag of Freedom award at St. Louis City Hall today for taking part in the “Show Me Heroes Initiative”.  The program has the goal of encouraging companies to pledge to train and hire veterans returning to the workforce.  More than three-thousand companies have made the pledge and more than six-thousand Missouri veterans have gotten work because of it, including more than 500 in the St. Louis area.  
 
Mayor Francis Slay says the city will be putting a charter amendment on this year’s November ballot that will allow preferential treatment when it comes to hiring veterans within the city government.  
 
"We have veterans that have sacrificed personally and their families have sacrificed so that they can protect our freedom, we can continue our way of life", says Slay. "So this is an opportunity for us to give back but our arcane city charter does not allow for us to give preferences to veterans.  This charter amendment will allow that."  
 
The Amendment will take a vote of 60-percent or more to order to pass.  
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Today was the first chance for job seekers to apply for jobs at the new Ballpark Village development.
 
Applicants were invited to the SLATE Missouri Career Center, which is located at 1520 Market Street, to hear about the upcoming opportunities. This was the first of four open-call sessions, with the other scheduled for February 4 and 18, and March 4. The sessions run from 10AM - 5PM at the SLATE Missouri Career Center, which is located at 1520 Market Street, 1st floor conference room. No one will be hired at the sessions, but managers will decide who to invite back for an interview.
 
Pre-registration is required prior to the event. For more information call the Ballpark Village hotline at 314-657-3513. There are more of these open house session planned--with two in February and two more in March. 
 
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Macy's has plans to add hundreds of temporary workers for the holidays.

In the metro area, the company will hire 1,500 associates. Nationally, the store will hire 83,000 for its stores as well as Bloomingdale's, call centers, distribution centers and online fulfillment centers. A company spokesperson says hiring for the holiday season will start in the middle of this month.

To apply, check out the Macy's Job website.

 

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Enterprise Holdings, the nation's largest rental car company, plans to hire 11,000 new full-time workers by the middle of next year.

Company executive Marie Artim announced the expansion in an interview Wednesday with The Associated Press.

The hiring is expected to be complete by July 31, and could boost the company's workforce to more than 80,000, depending on attrition.

The company plans to hire nearly 8,500 for management trainee positions, including many recent college graduates. Others will be hired for positions in information technology, administration and support roles at the company headquarters in suburban St. Louis, and in branch stores.

In addition to the full-time jobs, Enterprise plans to hire 1,500 interns.

Enterprise Holdings operates Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental.

 

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Thursday, 26 September 2013 13:15

Job fair underway in Collinsville

A job fair is just getting underway in Collinsville Thursday.

The fair runs from 1 PM to 5 PM at the Gateway Convention Center. Some of the companies looking to hire; AAA, Clearwave Communications, Illinois state Police, Missouri State Highway Patrol, and the Special School District of St. Louis County.

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Wednesday, 18 September 2013 07:03

Ballpark Village is hiring

   Ballpark Village may still be under construction, but officials say they're already hiring.  

   Ballpark Village Chief Operating Officer Jim Watry told Fox 2 News that more than 1,000 positions will have to be filled before the entertainment venue opens next spring.  

   Watry says he's already looking for candidates to fill director positions. "Sales, marketing, director of operations, we have a facilities director, people who run the overall district," he said.  "And then by the first of the year, the tenants will be hiring all their people, the front line people, facilities people."

   Watry says anyone interested in the current openings can send a message through the Ballpark Village Facebook page or by emailing him directly at Jim@stlballparkvillage.com.  

 

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Wednesday, 18 September 2013 04:43

Ballpark Village is hiring

   Ballpark Village may still be under construction, but officials say they're already hiring.  

   Ballpark Village Chief Operating Officer Jim Watry told Fox 2 News that more than 1,000 positions will have to be filled before the entertainment venue opens next spring.  

   Watry says he's already looking for candidates to fill director positions. "Sales, marketing, director of operations, we have a facilities director, people who run the overall district," he said.  "And then by the first of the year, the tenants will be hiring all their people, the front line people, facilities people."

   Watry says anyone interested in the current openings can send a message through the Ballpark Village Facebook page or by emailing him directly at Jim@stlballparkvillage.com.  

 

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The first of two outlet malls scheduled to open in Chesterfield this year, is hosting a job fair.

St. Louis Premium Outlets will have 90 stores who are looking to fill a total of 800 jobs. The event is being held at the DoubleTree on Swingley Ridge Road from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2013.

The outlet mall has their grand opening ceremonies starting August 22 and running through the weekend.

 

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Looking for part-time work? Schnucks is holding a job fair to hire more than 200 people throughout the St. Louis area.

The Spring Job Fair will be held at the Schnucks in the Ladue Crossing Shopping Center, Wednesday through Friday next week. The positions are all part-time, with up to 35 hours a week available for some positions.

You can apply online before the event at schnucks.com/employment of paper applications are available at the fair.
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