Employment

Resource pages for "Employment"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Business Facilities magazine

Great News! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 1, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
tech talent

Finding Tech Talent

Where tech talent is concentrated is one of the most influential factors in the potential growth of the industry in a region.
Henderson Nevada

Henderson, Nevada Welcomes New Center Of Excellence

Scheduled to open in 2023, new Center of Excellence in Henderson, Nevada represents a “game-changer” for the city’s workforce development.
New Balance Lebanon, TN

New Balance Plans $68.5M Distribution Operation In Tennessee

The sports footwear and apparel manufacturer will create more than 150 new jobs at the new distribution center in Lebanon, TN.
New Mexico

Why…New Mexico?

In New Mexico, Tier-1 research universities, national labs, and a strategic location offer business opportunity in many industry sectors.
Simcote Sedalia

Manufacturing, Agriculture, Food Projects Invest $834M In Missouri

Simcote and Ostara are each investing $17 million in their new facilities, while American Food Groups is building a $800 million operation.
Walmart Joliet

Walmart Opens First Next Generation Fulfillment Center In Illinois

The new high-tech facility will create more than 1,000 jobs in Joliet, bring next- or two-day shipping to Walmart customers in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.
Canada Workforce

Canada Leads With World-Class Workforce

Canada's top-notch education, support for tech knowledge, and business-friendly programs deliver for companies from around the globe.
General Mills Wellston, Ohio

General Mills To Invest $100M In Ohio Expansion

Global food company General Mills will create 30 jobs at its Wellston, OH facility, where it makes Totino’s Pizzas and Pizza Rolls. 
PPG Temple Texas

PPG Investing $9M In Texas Expansion

PPG will create 12 jobs as it expands the adhesives and sealants production line at its manufacturing facility in Temple, Texas.
Consumers Energy

A Force Of Change

Consumers Energy is moving forward with a landmark energy transformation plan that will reshape Michigan’s future.
Canfor Alabama

Canfor To Invest $210M In New Southern Alabama Sawmill Complex

The forest products company's new facility will provide a new, modern work environment for approximately 130 employees.
WuXi STA Delaware

WuXi STA Breaks Ground For Delaware Pharmaceutical Facility

WuXi STA is expected to create 500 jobs and Breakthru Beverage Group completes new distribution, packing and office facility In Middletown, DE.
Bank of London Charlotte

The Bank Of London To Create 350 Jobs In North Carolina

The Bank Of London has announced it will open its US Global Platform & Services headquarters in Charlotte, NC.
hiring outlook

What Are Companies’ Hiring Plans For The Rest Of 2022?

Nearly half of U.S. companies intend to add staff in second half of the year: 46% are hiring for new roles; 45% will bring in more contract talent.
Greif Greenville County, SC

Sustainable Manufacturers Invest $24.5M In South Carolina Growth

Greif will invest $13 million over the next five years to expand in Greenville County; Aerofoam USA is establishing a $11.5 million operation in Abbeville County. 
Chewters Chocolates Rockwall Texas

Chewters Chooses Texas For Chocolate Factory

Canada-based chocolate maker Chewters will invest more than $40 million and create 120 jobs with its new plant in Rockwall, TX.
BASF Geismar

BASF Commits $780M To Complete Louisiana Chemical Plant Expansion

BASF will double production capacity at Geismar chemical manufacturing complex; ASH Industries investing $5M to expand In Acadiana Region.
GE Appliances Connecticut

GE Appliances Launches Appliance Manufacturing In Connecticut

GE Appliances' first Monogram Smart Flush Hearth Oven rolled off the production line yesterday at the CoCREATE Stamford microfactory.
Delaware

Delaware: Small But Mighty

Delaware may BE smaller than most U.S. states but what it lacks in size, it makes up in its many strengths.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Great News! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 1, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.