100 firms hiring in Longview

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

EAST TEXAS - With so many people loosing their jobs, it is encouraging to hear about East Texas companies that are looking to hire employees. The Longview Economic Development Corporation has released a list of firms hiring in the Longview area.

"Longview has been very aggressive in its economic development goals over the past ten years," said John Stroud, executive director of the Longview Economic Development Corporation.

The Corporation known as LEDCO - as in leadership - has received state and national recognition for its advanced use of technology in helping it market the region.  It was the first economic development organization to develop customized web sites for companies seeking relocation destinations and its web site has garnered the best in the Nation.

"Our approach has been to respond to existing and potential new companies within four hours or less of a request for information," said Stroud. "This means that we have done the research whether it is about our workforce, infrastructure, sites or buildings so that we can respond quickly and professionally."

The jobs on the recently released list range from CDL drivers to retail store managers to machine operators or mechanical engineers. For a complete list go to www.workinlongview.com.

If you are looking for a job, you can also go to the Longview's East Texas Workforce Solutions Center on High Street.