Help Wanted: Job outlook shows steady hiring in 2016

In this Help Wanted, the job outlook shows that hiring will hold steady into 2016.

CareerBuilder says employers feel confident In their plans to hire full-time employees. Where you live, though, can play a part in the job outlook.

Of the country’s four geographical regions, our four states fall into two of them. Missouri and Illinois are considered the Midwest. Kentucky and Tennessee are part of the South.

The West has the highest percentage of employers expecting to hire full time, at 42 percent. The South and Midwest come next, at 36 and 34 percent, respectively.

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Job seekers, here are hiring events and openings you need to know about:

1.) On Feb. 1, RailCrew Xpress is hiring van drivers. The hiring event in from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kentucky Career Center at 416 S. 6th St. in Paducah.

2.) Continental Tire in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, is hiring for temporary and full-time positions. Click here to learn more.

3.) Reed Electric Heating & Air currently has a job opening for an experienced HVAC technician. Pay is based on experience. Competitive pay, paid holidays, paid vacation time, and potential 401k benefits. Send your resume to PO Box 127, Metropolis, IL 62960 or

If there’s a job opening you’d like me to pass along, email me at

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