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11.14.17 Third Annual 'Hour of Code Week' Coming to St. Charles County 11.14.17 Third Annual 'Hour of Code Week' Coming to St. Charles County
For the third consecutive year, the Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County will be hosting a number of special activities to encourage interest and pursuit of information technology careers during Hour of Code Week, Dec. 4-8.
11.3.17 Unemployment Falls to 17-Year Low in St. Charles County 11.3.17 Unemployment Falls to 17-Year Low in St. Charles County
After three consecutive months at 3.1 percent, the September 2017 unemployment rate in St. Charles County fell to 2.7 percent, a 17-year low, according to the latest, not-seasonally-adjusted figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor.
10.31.17 Apprenticeship 101 Breakfast Forum Planned for Nov. 15 in St. Charles County 10.31.17 Apprenticeship 101 Breakfast Forum Planned for Nov. 15 in St. Charles County
Apprenticeships are a tried and true method of recruiting and training a skilled workforce. To help local businesses better understand the benefits of this time-tested approach, an Apprenticeship 101 Breakfast Forum will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County located at 212 Turner Boulevard in St. Peters, Mo.
9.26.17 St. Charles County Approves Expansion for Nike Facility in Missouri Research Park 9.26.17 St. Charles County Approves Expansion for Nike Facility in Missouri Research Park
St. Charles County has approved a 75,000-square-foot expansion for Nike Air Manufacturing Innovation (Nike Air MI), a subsidiary of Nike Inc.
9.7.17 Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County Becomes First in State to Receive Apprenticeshi... 9.7.17 Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County Becomes First in State to Receive Apprenticeshi...
The Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County is the first American Job Center in the state to be certified by the U.S. Department of Labor as a registered apprenticeship program sponsor.
8.24.17 Paid Internship Database for College Students Established by Missouri Job Center of St... 8.24.17 Paid Internship Database for College Students Established by Missouri Job Center of St...
8.23.17 St. Charles County 'Fall into Jobs' Fair Events Set for September 11, 13 8.23.17 St. Charles County 'Fall into Jobs' Fair Events Set for September 11, 13
The local unemployment rate might be at a 16-year low, but employers throughout St. Charles County are eagerly looking for full-time, part-time, permanent and temporary workers.
6.16.17 TLD Concepts Finds Entrepreneurial Success Through On-the-Job Training Program 6.16.17 TLD Concepts Finds Entrepreneurial Success Through On-the-Job Training Program
TLD Concepts, Inc., a medical equipment manufacturer, has been recognized by the St. Charles County Workforce Development Board for its entrepreneurial success and use of the OJT “On the Job Training” program to grow its staff.
6.7.17 Forty Applicants Sought for Summer Youth Job League in St. Charles County 6.7.17 Forty Applicants Sought for Summer Youth Job League in St. Charles County
Applicants now are being accepted to fill 40 summer youth jobs administered through the Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County.
5.30.17 Unemployment Falls to 2.9 Percent in St. Charles County, Marking 16-Year Low 5.30.17 Unemployment Falls to 2.9 Percent in St. Charles County, Marking 16-Year Low
The April 2017 unemployment rate in St. Charles County fell to 2.9 percent, a 16-year low, according to the latest, not-seasonally-adjusted figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor.
5.4.17 Survey Shows Manufacturing Alive and Well in St. Charles County 5.4.17 Survey Shows Manufacturing Alive and Well in St. Charles County
Local manufacturers participated in a survey on the “state of manufacturing” in St. Charles County, and the consensus is: Manufacturing is alive and well!
4.25.17 Local Educators, Business Leaders Discuss 'CAPS' with County Executive 4.25.17 Local Educators, Business Leaders Discuss 'CAPS' with County Executive
Local leaders met recently with St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann to discuss a new, national program that places high school students in contact with local businesses through a profession-based learning approach.
3.20.17 St. Charles County 'Spring Into Jobs' Fair Events Set for April 10, 11 and 13 3.20.17 St. Charles County 'Spring Into Jobs' Fair Events Set for April 10, 11 and 13
The local unemployment rate is at one of its lowest points in years, but employers throughout St. Charles County are eagerly looking for full-time, part-time, permanent and temporary workers!
3.7.17 Nike IHM Honored for More Than Two Decades of Growth and Global Success in Missouri... 3.7.17 Nike IHM Honored for More Than Two Decades of Growth and Global Success in Missouri...
Nike IHM, a subsidiary of Nike Inc., recently was honored by the St. Charles County Workforce Development Board for its growth and global success. The company has been located in Missouri Research Park at Highway 40-61 in the Weldon Spring area for more than two decades.
2.21.17 6th Year of Annual Retail Sales Growth; St. Charles County Sets New Record at $5.8 Billion 2.21.17 6th Year of Annual Retail Sales Growth; St. Charles County Sets New Record at $5.8 Billion
Annual retail sales in 2016 climbed for the sixth consecutive year in St. Charles County, setting a new record of $5,882,200,818, a 3.81 percent increase over 2015, according to figured just released by the St. Charles County Finance Department.
2.9.17 Median Household Income Grows More Than 13 Percent Since 2010, St. Charles County Leads... 2.9.17 Median Household Income Grows More Than 13 Percent Since 2010, St. Charles County Leads...
St. Charles County has the highest median household income of any Missouri County—$74,009 per year—according to newly released information from the 2015 U.S. Census and the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC).