Posts Tagged ‘job growth’

Webb: Economy growing slowly, ‘boring’

JACKSON — An expert says Mississippi’s economy is growing slowly but still lags behind the pace of the U.S. economy overall. State economist Darrin Webb spoke to lawmakers at the Capitol today. He says the state and nation have a “boring kind of economy” right now, with slow job growth and shaky consumer confidence. Webb […] [...]

Healthcare expected to have biggest job growth

by Laura Smith Published: June 6,2010

Tags: job growth, Mississippi Market Facts

Mississippi will see a 14.2 percent increase in jobs between 2006 and 2016, according to occupational employment projection information from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) and the Labor Market Information Department. The percentage represents an increase of 195,900 jobs in the 10-year span, and the total projected average annual job openings will be […] [...]

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