Archive for July, 2011

CSX hiring for transportation jobs in Jacksonville

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

CSX just announced a record-setting second quarter and that the company will be hiring heavily for transportation jobs in Jacksonville.

While retail jobs in Jacksonville have taken a hit, transportation jobs are increasing statewide.

The company reported earnings of $506 million, or $0.46 per share, versus $414 million, or $0.36 per share, in the same period last year. This represents a 28 percent year-over-year improvement in earnings per share.

Retail jobs in Jacksonville take a hit

Monday, July 18th, 2011

A new survey shows that retail jobs in Jacksonville may be unexpectedly decreasing.

The number of planned job cuts
announced by U.S.-based employers increased by 4,297 or 11.6 percent to
41,432 in June. Despite the increase, the overall pace of downsizing through
the first half of 2011 is at the lowest level since 2000, according the latest
report on downsizing activity released Wednesday by global outplacement
consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.
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Project places veterans at Jacksonville jobs

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

The Wounded Warrior project is celebrating a big milestone: placing its 100th veteran at Jacksonville jobs.

Wounded Warrior Project