(Story updated with new hiring news)
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- While the pace of recovery has been modest, the steady improvement of the U.S. economy in 2011 has prompted companies across the country to add jobs, open locations and replace laid-off workers.
Amazon ( AMZN) expects to create 500 permanent and 400 temporary jobs in Scotland as it ramps up technical support for the Kindle, Reuters reported on May 25.
US Airways ( LCC) is bringing 200 full-time jobs to Winston-Salem, N.C., myfox8.com reported on April 6.
**Marketing services company Dex One ( DEXO) may be hiring more than 350 people for a new sales and support center being opened in Overland Park, Kansas City, Mo. according to The Kansas City Star on March 2.
TGT) distribution center constructed in 1980 and expanded in 1990. Dillard's currently operates six distribution centers, including one in Mabelvale, Ark. and an Internet fulfillment center in Nashville, Tenn. -- Written by Andrea Tse in New York. >To contact the writer of this article, click here: Andrea Tse. >To follow the writer on Twitter, go to Andrea Tse. >To submit a news tip, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.