Monthly Archives: July 2012

Job Opening @ MIFA

Job Announcement

MIFA’s mission is to engage the community to sustain the independence of seniors, transform the lives of families in crisis, and equip teens for success. Our vision is to unite our diverse community to address the challenges of poverty. Our values are to welcome and respect all people, act with integrity, value individual initiative and ability, serve individuals and the community as an act of faith, and balance humanitarian goals with sound business practices.

Position:  Emergency Shelter Placement Intake Worker

Full-time, $15.45/hour

Posting date:  July 25, 2012

Closing date:  August 8, 2012

Position summary

Interview individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, review their housing history, and identify possible barriers to obtaining and retaining housing. Must be patient and caring in dealings with others and possess communication skills, a strong desire to help others, good organization skills, and the ability to manage time effectively. Provides support for the emergency shelter intake coordinator as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences from an accredited college or university or a combination of training and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform this job.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of social service case management.
  • Knowledge of social service resources and agencies in the community.
  • Ability to develop program plans and goals based on client needs.
  • Ability to work with the public.
  • Ability to interview clients and to obtain pertinent information.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and complete case notes and client records.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective and professional working relationships with clients and community agencies, including shelters for the homeless.
  • Ability to be flexible and work with a team.
  • Ability to work flexible and non-traditional work hours.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Desire and ability to work with persons in crisis.
  • Basic knowledge of public assistance benefits programs and landlord-tenant laws.
  • Experience with household budgeting.
  • Ability to see both sides in a dispute and to help parties arrive at compromises.
  • Ability to remain calm and focused in situations where clients or involved parties may be angry or anxious.
  • Ability to interact respectfully with people of diverse ages, races, and household compositions.

Essential functions and responsibilities

  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with area homeless shelters, including maintaining a record of available beds, permanent housing units, and admission criteria of individual shelters
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with organizations including Greater Memphis Alliance for the Homeless, Department of Human Services, Memphis and Shelby County police agencies, and other community resources
  • Construct and maintain databases to generate statistical reports on homelessness in Memphis and permanent housing units
  • Assess families to determine best course of action to help them avoid homelessness and access permanent housing. Develop a plan of action, educate each client, and refer to appropriate housing. Input demographic client data into database to help link families with resources.
  • Attend meetings as necessary
  • Plan, coordinate, supervise, and evaluate the work of shelter intake staff, instruct on proper procedures for performing work, and recommend hiring and firing of shelter staff to program manager
  • Coordinate, supervise, and monitor all case management in compliance with policies and procedures; approve volunteers and supervise their training; conduct client intake
  • Inform clients of additional community resources
  • Maintain required data on all clients and cases
  • Interview applicants to determine eligibility for shelter placement and transitional housing throughout Memphis and Shelby County.

To apply, send resume by mail to MIFA HR, 910 Vance Ave., Memphis, TN 38126; fax to (901) 529-4530; or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org.

 

 

 

MIFA employment guidelines

MIFA is an equal opportunity employer.

MIFA is a non-smoking facility.

Employment documents: (1) Application and/or resume; (2) I-9 Form; (3) Form W-4; (4) Official transcripts verifying education if education is a requirement of the job.

Employment authorization and identification: Current federal law requires that documents be presented which verify both employment authorization and identification. One or more of the following documents must be presented before employment: Social Security card, state driver’s license, U.S. birth certificate, U.S. passport, other U.S. government document.

Please note that it is the practice of MIFA not to allow the employment of relatives or of those living at the same address other than in the job classifications of special, temporary, or substitute.

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Job Openings @ TitleMax (TMX Finance)

 

TMX Finance

General Manager in Training

Earn up to $85K 

Start Making Real Money!

 

TMX Finance is one of the largest, fastest growing and most profitable consumer specialty finance companies in the United States.  Our family of brands, which includes TitleMax, TitleBucks and EquityAuto Loan, has grown to over 800 stores across the United States. The rapid growth of the company has created a wealth of career opportunities in our store locations. If you are looking for a dynamic career with significant earning potential, work-to-life balance (NO SUNDAYS!), and tremendous advancement opportunities, you’ve come to the right place.

 

Position Summary:

The General Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing the store’s day to day operations and performance.  This person should encourage store growth and increase profitability through the management of customer relations, operating costs, sales and collections.  This position is for a highly charismatic leader who has the ability to develop great relationships and effectively communicate at all levels within the organization.  Successful candidates will have a winning vision, the ability to motivate individuals and develop a team atmosphere, while maintaining the company core values.

 

TMX Finance offers a competitive benefits package, which includes:

  • Competitive base salary with monthly bonus structure
  • Health Insurance
  • 401k with matching company contribution
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Closed on Sundays
  • Company training
  • Accelerated career advancement

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all store operations to ensure that sales transactions, customer payments and collection activities are properly performed in accordance with the Company’s operations procedures and all applicable laws
  • Ability to work store hours of operation including Saturdays (NEVER WORK A SUNDAY AGAIN!)
  • Increase store profitability through customer relationship development, community involvement, marketing, soliciting new business sources, employee training and managing all store operating expenses
  • Coach, lead and develop all team members for the store to maximize their performance potential
  • Direct, prioritize, delegate and supervise the work of all store employees
  • Determine and/or approve loan values based off of a comprehensive vehicle appraisal
  • Interview and hire qualified candidates for position openings as well as train and retain current staff on company policies and operational procedures
  • Prepare and analyze daily, monthly and other company reports and communicate information necessary to various levels of management

 

Specific knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Four year high school degree or equivalent required
  • Management experience of employees required
  • Retail, sales, or finance experience required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Ability to work in a high-energy team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Credit and criminal background check required to include MVR
  • Valid driver’s license and car insurance
  • Must be at least 19 years of age

 

TitleMax is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

_______________________________________________________________

TMX Finance

 

Store Manager

Earn up to $45K

Start Making Real Money!

 

TMX Finance is one of the largest, fastest growing and most profitable consumer specialty finance companies in the United States.  Our family of brands, which includes TitleMax, TitleBucks and EquityAuto Loan, has grown to over 800 stores across the United States. The rapid growth of the company has created a wealth of career opportunities in our store locations. If you are looking for a dynamic career with significant earning potential, work-to-life balance (NO SUNDAYS!), and tremendous advancement opportunities, you’ve come to the right place.

 

Position Summary:

The Store Manager will provide leadership and guidance to all store employees as directed by the General Manager.  This person should encourage store growth and increase profitability by building customer relationships, competitively appraising vehicles and collecting on past due accounts.

 

TMX Finance offers a competitive benefits package, which includes:

  • Competitive base salary with monthly bonus structure
  • Health Insurance
  • 401k with matching company contribution
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Closed on Sundays
  • Company training
  • Accelerated career advancement

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive sales and customer retention by performing customer transactions with the highest level of integrity and maintaining customer files in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Ability to work store hours of operation including Saturdays (NEVER WORK A SUNDAY AGAIN!)
  • Increase store profitability through customer relationship development, community involvement, marketing and building new business sources
  • Determine and/or approve loan values based off of a comprehensive vehicle appraisal
  • Make daily bank deposits, accept customer payments, process vehicle liens and comply with all applicable consumer and privacy laws
  • Effectively mentor and assist with employee training, development and retention
  • Manage customer accounts and ensure that payments are made in a timely manner 

Specific knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Four year high school degree or equivalent required
  • Leadership experience preferred
  • Retail, sales, or finance experience required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Ability to work in a high-energy team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Credit and criminal background check required to include MVR
  • Valid driver’s license and car insurance
  • Must be at least 19 years of age
  • Use of personal vehicle required

 

TitleMax is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

____________________________________________________

TMX Finance

 

Customer Service Representative

Earn up to $25K

Start Making Real Money!

 

TMX Finance is one of the largest, fastest growing and most profitable consumer specialty finance companies in the United States.  Our family of brands, which includes TitleMax, TitleBucks and EquityAuto Loan, has grown to over 800 stores across the United States. The rapid growth of the company has created a wealth of career opportunities in our store locations. If you are looking for a dynamic career with significant earning potential, work-to-life balance (NO SUNDAYS!), and tremendous advancement opportunities, you’ve come to the right place.

 

Position Summary:

The  Customer Service Representative is responsible for greeting customers, assisting in the preparation of customer transactions, making daily bank deposits, maintaining customer files and collecting on past due accounts. This person should encourage store growth and increase profitability by building customer relationships, competitively appraising vehicles and maintaining company operating procedures.

 

TMX Finance offers a competitive benefits package, which includes:

  • Competitive base salary
  • 401k with matching company contribution
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Closed on Sundays
  • Company training
  • Accelerated career advancement

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Make daily bank deposits, accept customer payments, process vehicle liens and comply with all other applicable consumer and privacy laws
  • Ability to work store hours of operation including Saturdays (NEVER WORK A SUNDAY AGAIN!)
  • Increase store profitability through customer relationship development, community involvement and marketing
  • Determine loan values based off of a comprehensive vehicle appraisal
  • Manage customer accounts and ensure that payments are made in a timely manner

 

Specific knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Four year high school degree or equivalent required
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Retail, sales, or finance experience required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Ability to work in a high-energy team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Credit and criminal background check required to include MVR
  • Valid driver’s license and car insurance
  • Must be at least 19 years of age
  • Use of personal vehicle required

TitleMax is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Listings for Week of July 29-August 4, 2012 for Shelby County

JOB LISTINGS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR WEEK OF JULY 29 – AUG. 4, 2012

Shelby County, TN and Surrounding Areas

HELP WANTED

  • Welders/Machine Operators/Maintenance, Welspun, Little Rock, AR (Fax resume to 1-501-490-0662)
  • Warehouse Worker, Keystone Automotive, 2888 Cargo Circle, Memphis, TN 38118 (Need valid driver’s license, ability to lift 75 lbs.; Mail resume to HR Manager at above address)
  • Program Assistant/Receptionist, Memphis in May (Fax resume and salary expectations to 525-4686 by August 15)
  • Switchboard Operator (Mail resume to Box 706, The Commercial Appeal, 495 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103)
  • Stylists (Call Bartlett 266-4001, Cordova 752-1400, Memphis 683-8355, or Midtown 276-1405)
  • Attendant (Call 1-919-796-2587)
  • Manager/Stocker/Customer Service, Lit Restaurant Supply (Email resume to pboxer@litsupply.com)
  • Account Executives (Need sales experience, computer skills; Email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to multimediaexecutives@gmail.com)
  • Medical Assistant/Lab Technician (Need experience; Email resume to lfairman@obfmc.com)
  • Dental Assistant (Need orthodontic experience; Email resume to orthojob4u@gmail.com)
  • Dental Assistant (Fax resume to 682-6846)
  • Customer Service/Laborer (Call 881-0700)
  • Auto Technician, Winchester Tire, 1830 Winchester Road, Memphis, TN 38116 (Need tools, experience; Call Todd at 345-5484)
  • Telephone Interviewers, BR Interviewing (Need computer skills; Call 332-9191)
  • Maintenance, Woodchase Apartments, 1946 Williamswood Road (Need experience, tools, transportation; Apply in person)
  • Carpenters/Painters (Must have tools and dependable transportation; Call Barry at 331-0297)
  • School Bus Drivers, Durham School Services, 1384 Farmville Road, 1689 Getwell Road or 5679 Shelby Oaks, Memphis (Apply in person)
  • HVAC Technician (Need experience; Call 494-5351)
  • Avon (Call Florence Chamberlin at 572-7343)
  • Manager Trainees (Call 335-6747 10 am – 4 pm)
  • Marketing/Volunteer Coordinator (Apply online at www.carishealthcare.com)
  • Order Selectors/Machine Operators/Forklift, PSC Staffing, 3731 S. Mendenhall or 1979 S. Third Street (Apply in person)
  • Maintenance Technician, Alexmire Apartments (Need HVAC certificate; Fax resume to 947-9878)
  • Event Representatives (Call Jacob at 794-0511)
  • Courier (Need car/covered truck/van; Call 521-8282 ext. 1034)
  • Reach/Picker/Lift Operators, Prologistix (Need certification; Call 1-662-655-0485)
  • Warehouse Lead/Manufacturing Technician/Operator (Send resume to P.O. Box 460, Collierville, TN 38027)
  • Construction/Field Survey (Need reliable vehicle; Call 1-855-249-2974)
  • Inventory Counter (Need reliable transportation; Apply online at www.rgis.com)
  • Customer Service (Call 730-8946 for East Memphis, 881-5465 for Arlington)
  • Job Matchmaker! Call 1-888-862-9540, free job placement service provided by the Commercial Appeal
  • Front Desk/Sales/Attendants, Doubletree Hotel, 185 Union Avenue, Downtown Memphis (Apply in person 2 – 4 pm)
  • Help Wanted (Call 324-4199)
  • Carpet Cleaner, Dry-Tech (Call 1-800-507-7222, Code CL41373)
  • Yellowbook Delivery (Need valid driver’s license and insured, dependable auto; Call 1-800-373-3280)
  • Carpet Technician, Stanley Steemer (Need good driving record; Call 937-8863)
  • Collection/Disconnect Tech (Need truck or van; Call 214-4358)
  • Manufacturing, Peoplemark, 3003 Airways # 702, Memphis (Apply in person)
  • Forklift Drivers, Kelly Services (Need valid driver’s license; Call 398-9386, ext. 213)
  • Warehouse, Talent Force Staffing, 2899 S. Mendenhall, Suite 1, Memphis, (Apply in person 8:30 – 11 am with two forms of ID)
  • Warehouse, Swift Staffing, 2715 Kirby Parkway, Suite 13 (Apply in person)
  • Pickers/Packers/Forklift, PSP Solutions, 8705B Northwest Drive # 10, Southaven, MS, 38671 (Apply in person 9 am – 1 pm)
  • All Positions, Resorts Casino Tunica (Apply online at www.resortstunica.com)
  • Window Cleaners (Call 624-4558)
  • Warehouse/Pickers/Forklift, Simos, 4205 Hacks Cross Road, Suite 114, Memphis (Need Forklift Certificate; Apply in person)
  • Pickers/Packers/Warehouse/Forklift, PSP Solutions, 8705B Northwest Drive # 10, Southaven, MS (Apply in person with two forms of ID 9 am – 1 pm)
  • Goodyear Service Technician (Need ability to lift an object weighing up to 60 pounds, valid driver’s license, and H.S. Diploma or GED preferred; Apply online at www.goodyear.com/careers)
  • Production Workers, Guardian Fiberglass, 7046 Stateline Road, Mineral Wells, MS (Regularly accepts applications 8 am – 5 pm)
  • Material Handlers/Pickers/Forklift/Operators, Axcess Staffing Services, 6073 Mt. Moriah Road Ext., Suite 19, Memphis (Apply in person 9:30 am – 2 pm)
  • Forklift/Warehouse, Kelly Services (Need some experience; Call 1-877-535-5992 for warehouse, 1-901-398-9386 for forklift)
  • Forklift Driver, Paramount Staffing, 5888 Distribution Drive, Memphis (Need HS Diploma or GED, experience; Apply in person Tue. – Thur. starting at 9 am or call 367-8888 ext. 2707)
  • Hair Stylist/Barbers/Manicurist, Lynn’s Got It Going On #2 Beauty Salon, 1119 Springdale, Memphis (Need license; Call and make an appointment for interview, 276-3400)
  • Jobs/Education/Training/Grants, Tennessee Career Center, 444 North Main Street, 2nd Floor, Memphis Area Transit Authority Terminal, Memphis, TN, 38105 (Apply in person or call 545-2240)
  • Production Control/Scheduling Clerks, Technicolor (Need warehouse/production experience; Apply online at www.technicolor.com)
  • FedEx Ground (Company does not hire ex-offenders; Apply in person at 555 Compress Drive, Memphis, or call 948-0045)
  • Customer Service (Call 546-9161)
  • All positions, Sam’s Town (Apply online at www.boydcareers.com)
  • General Employment, Baptist Memorial Hospital (Call Job Hotline 226-4500)
  • University of Tennessee Job Hotline (Call 448-5600)
  • Hourly worker, O’Reilly Auto Parts (Call 1-888-OREILLY)
  • Air National Guard (Call 1-800-TO-GO-ANG)
  • Air Force (Call 1-800-423-USAF)
  • Army (Call 1-800-USA-ARMY)

 

TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES

  • Clerical/Customer Service/Warehouse, Express Employment, 6100 Primacy Parkway (Apply in person or call 680-1933)
  • Warehouse/Laborers, All In A Day Temp Services, 6084 Apple Tree Drive, Suite 8, Memphis (Apply in person or call 375-4797)
  • Warehouse, Unlimited Staffing Services, 2590 Lamar (Apply in person or call 791-2929)
  • All positions, Allied Forces, 6759 Winchester (Apply in person or call 546-7524)
  • Distribution, Paramount, 5888 Distribution Drive, Memphis (Apply in person Mon. – Wed. 9 am – 1 pm, or call 367-8888)
  • Laborers/Sales/Service/Maintenance, Labor Force, 3834 E. Shelby Drive (Fax resume to 372-1810, apply in person or call 542-0002)
  • Warehouse/Foodservice/Manufacturing, LSI Staffing (Call 526-1111)
  • Warehouse, Randstad (Call 766-9305)
  • Warehouse/Assemblers, Manpower (Call 761-3232)

 

HOUSEKEEPING / JANITORIAL

  • Housekeeping, Doubletree Hotel, 185 Union Avenue, Downtown Memphis (Apply in person 2 – 4 pm)
  • Janitorial/Housekeepers (Call 800-385-8800)
  • Home Cleaner, Zoom n Broom (Need own vehicle; call 356-9581 10 am – 2 pm)

 

FOODSERVICE

  • Server (Need experience; Call 412-0486)
  • Foodservice Worker (Need experience; Fax Resume to 1-404-393-9151)
  • Server/Bartender, River Oaks Restaurant, 5871 Poplar Ave. (Need experience; Apply in person 3 – 5pm)
  • Servers/Hosts/Cooks, Bonefish Grill, Collierville, TN (Apply online for restaurant # 60805 at www.OSICareer.com/Bonefish)
  • All Positions, Five Guys Memphis (Apply online for Memphis location at www.jublieerestaurants.com)
  • Servers/Hostess/Bartenders/Bussers/Cooks, TGI Friday’s at the Doubletree Hotel, 185 Union Avenue, Downtown Memphis (Apply in person 2 – 4 pm)
  • Servers/Bartenders/Stockers, The Port (Call 942-0121)
  • Cooks/Servers, Resorts Casino Tunica (Apply online at www.resortstunica.com)
  • Help Wanted, The Peabody, 149 Union Avenue (Apply online at http://www.peabodymemphis.com)
  • All Positions, Backyard Burgers (Fax resume to 381-4312 for all locations)

 

MISSISSIPPI

  • Production Workers, Guardian Fiberglass, 7046 Stateline Road, Mineral Wells, MS (Apply in person 8 am – 5 pm)
  •  Package Handlers, FedEx, 8505 Nail Road, Olive Branch (Apply in person Mondays at 5 pm)
  •  Warehouse, All-In-A-Day Temp. Services, 3360 Goodman Road, Southaven,
  • MS (Apply in person)
  •  Warehouse, Peoplelink, Olive Branch (Call 877-323-5627)

TRUCK DRIVERS

  •  Truck Driving Students, ASU, Marked Tree, AR (Call 870-358-2117)
  • Schneider National (Will train; Call 1-800-447-7433)
  • Local Training in Jackson, TN (Call 1-800-423-2730)
  • USA Truck (Call 1-800-237-4642)
  • Truck Drivers (Call 1-877-893-1539)

 

SALES

  • Manager Trainees, RSM (Call 335-6747)
  • Sales (Need experience; Fax resume to 1-914-784-8862)
  • Sales, Commercial Appeal (Need computer skills, ability to type; Apply online at www.scripps.com/careers/jobsearch.html)
  • Sales, Wolfchase Chrysler Dodge Jeep, 8170 Hwy. 64, Memphis (Apply in person)
  • Sales (Email resume to Jobs@WieseUSA.com)
  • Sales (Call 1-800-706-0907, ext. 3101)

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KTG USA announces push to hire workers-Job Fairs this week

Kruger Products is hiring manufacturing and maintenance employees for its expanded KTG USA facility.

Starting pay ranges from $13.17 to $16.03 per hour, the company said. Experienced workers, however, may earn up to $27 an hour.

The positions being filled include Converting Technician & Labor Pool, E/I Maintenance Technician, Paper Machine Technician & Labor Pool, and Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Interested applicants may apply online at www.ktgusa.com.

Click on the below link for entire article.

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/jul/27/ktg-usa-announces-push-hire-manufacturing-maintena/

Job Fairs

  • Monday, July 30, 8:30am-12pm

Hampton Inn, 6830 Crumpler Blvd, Olive Branch, MS

  • Monday, July 30, 1:30pm-5pm

Desoto Co WIN Job Center, 7320 Hwy 51 N, Southaven, MS

  • Tuesday, July 31, 8:30am-12pm

Holiday Inn Express, 5090 Copper Creek, Blvd, Millington, TN

  • Tuesday, July 31, 1:30-5pm

Quality Inn Covington, 873 Hwy 51 N, Covington, TN

  • Wednesday, August 1, 8:30am-12pm

Holiday Inn Express, 5090 Copper Creek Blvd, Millington, TN

  • Wednesday, August 1, 1:30pm-5pm

Quality Inn Covington, 873 Hwy 51 N, Covington, TN

 

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How to Explain Unemployment on Your Resume

You’d be surprised how many job seekers have gaps in employment. If you’re one of them, you need to know how to explain unemployment on your resume. Why? Because you want the employer or recruiter who’s reading your resume to feel okay about those gaps. Hey, maybe he’ll even be interested in learning more about them (in an interview)!

Click on the below link to read entire article.

http://susanireland.com/resume/how-to-write/work-experience/unemployment/

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Six Key Interview Answers Employers Need to Hear

During the typical job interview, you’ll be peppered with many interview questions. But do you really understand what the interviewer needs to know?

“Most [candidates] have no idea why a recruiter asks a particular question,” says Brad Karsh, a former recruiting professional for advertising giant Leo Burnett and current president of career consulting firm Job Bound. “They tend to think it’s a competition to outwit the interviewer.”

The reality is that employers have neither the time nor inclination to play games with you, especially when hiring. Your interviewer is not trying to outguess you — he’s trying to assess your answers to six key questions.

Click on the below link for entire article.

http://career-services.monster.com/yahooarticle/six-answers-interviewers-need/article.aspx#WT.mc_n=yta_fpt_article_interview_answers

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Job Openings With West Memphis National Guard

Dozens of Job Openings With West Memphis National Guard.

 

Reported by: RandyWimbley

Email: RWimbley@abc24.com

Published: 5:28 pm

Updated: 6:43 pm

WEST MEMPHIS, AR (abc24.com) – Need a job? Uncle Sam can

help. The Army National Guard is recruiting for hundreds of

openings. Many are right here in the Mid-South.

From tuition assistance to low cost health insurance, there are

several benefits that come along with the dozens of job openings

with the National Guard in West Memphis. But there are strings

attached. Or more fittingly, one really long one.

“It’s very important with the economy we’re in today to have a steady

job to know that you’ve got a paycheck coming in,” Staff Sergeant

Charlie Williams said.

With a nearly nine percent unemployment rate, the Mid-South knows

that all too well.

The 1123rd Transportation Company in West Memphis is looking for cooks, mechanics and truck drivers.

“Here there are over 50 slots available so it’s a great opportunity to grow, great opportunity to serve your community and be part of

something that’s better than yourself,” Williams said.

The Arkansas National Guard offers to help pay tuition or repay loans for college students and graduates. Those who haven’t

made it that far are still encouraged to apply.

“We have had somebody that actually got their bachelors degree and graduated with their master’s and that’s in the Army

National Guard and this person only started off with no GED coming into the military,” said Sergeant First Class Shonnon Sims.

All the jobs require eight weeks of basic training in boot camp. After that guard members work just 39 days a year plus

deployments.

“If you like physical activities, you like to challenge yourself, we want you,” Williams said.

Guard members are paid for training and can also get bonuses while on the job. They have to commit to a six year enlistment

plus two years of inactive service.

“We like to always say we’re trying to save the world one enlistment at a time,” Sims said.

“If you’re 17 years of age up to 35 years of age we’d love to talk to you,” Williams said.

For more information call (870) 735-6920.

 

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Are Certificates Replacing College Degrees?

According to OnlineCollege.org

“With the rising cost of college tuition, the lengthy process of study, and the lack of available jobs for graduates, more and more students are becoming turned on to the idea of a short, sweet, and cheap certificate instead of a college degree. At the same time, others seek out certificates to bolster their existing degrees, launching them into new employment opportunities.”

According to  the GoodEducation Blog.

“Going to college is still one of the best ways to set yourself up for success in the workforce, but not every job in the 21st century economy requires a four-year degree. Sometimes a certificate is all you need to get on your desired career path. Indeed, according to a new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, certificates are the fastest growing form of postsecondary credential around.”

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Ultrasound Tech needed for Southaven, MS office

Southcrest Women’s Healthcare,PLLC  located in Southaven, MS is looking for an ultra sound tech with three to five years experience. It is a part-time position that pays $22.50 per hour. References are required.  Please contact Pam Hamner at 662-349-4322 or email pmack10@aol.com.

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Ultrasound Tech needed for Southaven, MS Office

Southcrest Women’s Healthcare,PLLC  located in Southaven, MS is looking for an ultra sound tech with three to five years experience. It is a part-time position that pays $22.50 per hour. References are required.  Please contact Pam Hamner at 662-349-4322 or email pmack10@aol.com.

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JobLINC’s New Web Page

The JobLINC webpage has been redesigned with more information to help you with your job search.  Topics include: Job Search Websites, Job Readiness, Career Planning and Assessment, Small Business Resources, and much more.

www.memphislibrary.org/joblinc

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Retirement of skilled workers creating void in Memphis

As new manufacturing operations prepare to hire workers in Memphis, existing chemical manufacturing companies with aging work forces aren’t sure how they’ll fill those positions when they retire.

Companies such as PMC Biogenix Inc., Buckman and DuPont Chemicals and Flouroproducts each employ 250 or more employees, and a large percentage of employees are reaching retirement age.

Click on the below link to see entire article.

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/print-edition/2012/07/20/manufacturing-skills-fading-away.html

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Attorney Job Opening @ MALSI

Staff Attorney

 

Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc. seeks staff attorney for its housing unit; mortgage default and foreclosure counseling; analysis of legal issues. Licensed or to be licensed in TN pref.  Salary DOE. Excel benefits w/40lk.  Send resume and writing sample to:  CFO, 109 N. Main #200; Memphis, TN  38103.  EOE

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How Do I Explain Getting Fired?

How do you explain getting fired to a prospective employer? While there isn’t an easy answer to this interview question, there are two important steps you can take to minimize the potentially negative effects of being terminated, separated or whatever euphemism you want to substitute for the word “fired.”    

 

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http://career-advice.monster.com/job-interview/interview-preparation/how-do-i-explain-getting-fired/article.aspx

 

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Kelly Services has open house July 24, 2012, from 9a.m. to 7p.m.

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