- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)45
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)35
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
Survey - jobs in Southeast Missouri
Southeast Missouri continues to be the best place in the state to be looking for a job.
According to the Manpower survey, 37 percent of Southeast Missouri employers surveyed plan to add new employees during October, November and December while 63 percent plan no change and none plan any layoffs.
Central Missouri is the worst place for job-hunting according to the survey. Only 10 percent of employers surveyed plan to hire new workers, 80 percent plan no change and 3 percent plan layoffs.
In between those two extremes are Joplin and Springfield, where 27 percent of employers plan to hire new workers. Seventy-three percent of Joplin employers and 66 percent of Springfield businesses plan to keep things the way they are. Seven percent of Springfield employers plan layoffs. None plan layoffs in Joplin.
Twenty-three percent of Kansas City employers plan to hire new workers, 67 percent plan no change and 10 percent plan layoffs.
Thirteen percent of St. Louis firms plan to hire new workers, 82 percent plan no change and five percent plan cuts.