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GS Engineering selected for US Army experiment

The US Army has chosen GS Engineering to participate in the 2022 Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment (AEWE 2022) for the Maneuver Battle Lab at US Army Fort Benning in Georgia.

IDC forecasts worldwide “Whole Cloud” spending to reach $1.3 Trillion by 2025

Cloud computing has become the cornerstone for the delivery of mobile and content services, as well as an alternative to traditional enterprise computing systems, over the last decade. As businesses transition to a digital-first economy, cloud computing will play an increasingly important, if not dominant, role as the IT industry focuses on delivering greater efficiency, flexibility, and faster innovation.

Amazon to add 125,000 warehouse jobs

There's been an increase in the average beginning wage at Amazon in the United States to more than $18 an hour, and the company wants to add 125,000 more warehouse and transportation workers, according to Reuters.

Triangle filling 400+ seasonal warehouse and distribution jobs

Hundreds of light industrial positions are available in the Triangle's manufacturing and logistics industries, and a hiring agency expects to fill them this week during a job fair.

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Alpena County Library receives grant from CFNEM

A $200,000 grant from Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan (CFNEM) will help the Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library renovate and modernize its facilities.

US Postal Service hiring 40,000 seasonal workers

The United States Postal Service is employing more than 40,000 seasonal workers in anticipation of another record-breaking holiday season in 2021, according to the agency and other shipping companies. City and rural mail carriers, mail handlers, and drivers are among the seasonal jobs available. Those interested can apply online and view open positions in their area at

FDA experts among group opposing US booster shot plan

An international group of scientists, including two top U.S. regulators, stated Monday in a scientific publication that the ordinary person doesn't require a COVID-19 booster just yet. The specialists looked at studies on the vaccinations' effectiveness and found that, despite the extra-contagious delta variation, the doses are effective, especially against severe sickness.

Spirit Aerosystems to receive the largest payout by the U.S. government

In an effort to maintain jobs, the US government says it is assisting aircraft companies that suffered during the pandemic. Spirit Aerosystems, for example, is likely to get the largest payout from the Biden administration.

Employment News

American Job Center fair attracts employers and seekers

About two dozen people attended the Blount County Public Library's AJC state-highlighted career fair on Thursday to look for work with several local businesses and agencies.

California’s job growth in August is triple than other states

Teachers returned to classrooms, entertainment venues reopened, and vacationers travelled despite an increase in COVID-19 infections last month, helping California gain employment at a three times faster rate than the rest of the country.

US border agents get help on custody work and return to the field

Dozens, if not hundreds, of asylum-seeking migrants frequently wait for hours to surrender to U.S. Border Patrol agents, but the thousands of Haitians gathered at a bridge in the small Texas border town of Del Rio may be unprecedented, pointing to a major problem with the federal police agency's staffing.