DED releases March 2014 Jobs Report

Data released today by the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) showed that Missouri employers added 3,500 jobs while the state’s unemployment rate increased to 6.7 percent in March.
April 15, 2014
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Missouri’s Springboard for Success: Tools for Growing our Workforce

Although spring may have just sprung across the nation, Missouri has been very busy all year long providing a springboard for success for our students and businesses! The state has numerous resources and tools to help our students, entrepreneurs and business leaders work together to strengthen our workforce and grow our economy.
April 14, 2014
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Flag of Freedom award presented to Franklin County business that has hired veterans under the Show-Me Heroes program

A business in Franklin County that has hired military veterans under the Show-Me Heroes program has received the Flag of Freedom award from the Division of Workforce Development during a ceremony at Express Employment Professionals.
April 08, 2014
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Fidelity Communications to expand Sullivan headquarters, creating 37 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Fidelity Communications, an internet, cable television, and phone company based in Sullivan, will expand its headquarters.
April 04, 2014
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Department of Economic Development Director Mike Downing talks Missouri attraction in Inside Columbia’s CEO

Local magazine Inside Columbia’s CEO recently highlighted the Missouri Department of Economic Development’s new leader, director Mike Downing.
April 03, 2014
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Missouri Division of Energy to participate in Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2014 Conference

The Missouri Division of Energy, a division of the Missouri Department of Economic Development, will be participating at the 9th annual Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2014 Conference on Tuesday, April 8th at the Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center in Columbia.
April 02, 2014
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Missouri Women: Leading the Way in Business and Entrepreneurship

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Missouri Department of Economic Development recognizes the strides that women in the workplace have made over the years.
March 28, 2014
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Flag of Freedom award presented to Greene County business that has hired veterans under the Show-Me Heroes program

A business in Greene County that has hired military veterans under the Show-Me Heroes program Thursday received the Flag of Freedom award from the Division of Workforce Development during a ceremony at Empire Bank in Springfield.
March 28, 2014
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Big Opportunities for Small Communities

Missouri has the Tools for Success
March 24, 2014
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Missouri Arts Council announces champion of 2014 Poetry Out Loud state finals

JEFFERSON CITY – Thomas Fields, a senior at St. Louis University High School in St. Louis, is the 2014 Missouri state champion of the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest. A resident of St. Louis, Fields competed against the nine other regional winners in the Missouri state finals held on March 13 at the Harry S. Truman Building in Jefferson City. Fields will now go on to the national final
March 21, 2014
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