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Kroger planning to hire 1,500 over the next few months

The grocery chain hopes to hire at locations throughout Middle and East Tennessee, Southern Kentucky and North Alabama.

A Kroger spokesperson said in a statement that the company's mask recommendation mirrors the...
CVS to host one-day virtual career event in hopes to hire 25,000

Officials said that the new positions will help the company continue to respond to the needs of communities across the country.

New testing sites will utilize a no-cost self-swab test
United States Postal Service hiring in Knoxville

The United States Postal Service is looking for individuals to join their mission to service Tennessee.

Francis Marion University looks to renovate old Florence post office
UPS hiring hundreds of employees before holiday season

UPS announced that the company is expecting to hire nearly 600 seasonal employees in Knoxville, according to officials.

A UPS delivery truck downtown. (Source: WOIO)
Employment News
Amazon eyes 125,000 more hires, $18+ per hour average wage

Amazon is looking to offer an average starting wage of more than $18 per hour to fill some transportation and fulfillment roles, with some of the positions receiving up to $22.50 hourly.

Amazon contratará a 55.000 personas en todo el mundo
Job listings requiring COVID-19 vaccination jump 34%

More and more businesses appear to be mandating vaccines for their employees.

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Millions across the US lose federal unemployment benefits this week

The federal government on Thursday reported a pandemic-era low in first-time applications for unemployment benefits. About 310,000 people applied for help last week, the fewest in any week since the middle of March 2020.

Unemployment
Expert: reduced unemployment benefits won’t factor into staffing shortages

A UT expert says the ending of Tennessee’s COVID-19 unemployment benefits will not factor into staffing shortages.

High school students sign onto jobs after graduation