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Survey: Knoxville hiring will be ‘brisk’ in 3Q

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Metropolitan Knoxville employers plan to add new jobs at a “brisk pace” in the third-quarter, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.

Twenty-three percent of local employers surveyed said they plan to add new jobs during the July through September period, compared to 6 percent who plan to cut staff for a net gain of 17 percent of employers who plan to add workers.

Seventy-one percent expect to maintain current employment levels, Manpower reported.

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What the GOP presidential candidates won’t tell you

 

Oil and gasHere’s something you aren’t likely to hear from Republican presidential candidates – American energy independence is truly within reach. Good news doesn’t fit the campaign storyline so you can’t blame them for not touting achievements such as:

— U.S. oil production is the highest its been since 2003.

— Natural gas production is growing so fast the government may approve an export terminal.

— The U.S. could pass Russia as the world’s largest energy producer by 2020.

 

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