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Tyler Perry Expands Studios & Creates 8,000 Jobs!


According to the Atlanta Business Chornicle, MA-TO THE D-E-A star and Atlanta filmmaker Tyler Perry, will redevelop the Fort McPherson army base into new and expanded production studios. It is reported that the $30 million dollar price tag is still in negotiations and while all details are not...

Film Industry Generates $5.1 Billion in Economic Impact in Georgia!


Governor Nathan Deal announced today that Georgia-lensed feature films and television productions created an economic impact of $5.1 billion during Fiscal Year 2014. Georgia spent $1.4 billion during the time 158 feature films and television productions shot here in the Peach State. Looks like...

Top Secret Resume Tips!


The resume writing folks at Grammer Chic, Inc. provide professional insights and editorial assistance to jobseekers. They decided to let the cat out of the bag with the resume secrets they share with their friends and family - consider this a V.I.P Pass! Avoid using works you cant easily explain or...

Careers for Those Close to Retirement but Need to Keep Working!


Looking forward to retirement? Gone are the days that you looked forward to turning 65, putting aside the 9-5 life, to enjoy your long awaited retirement. Roy Cohen, executive coach and career counselor, says "It just may be impractical to retire."  Cohen suggests that if one is lucky enough...

Fiserv Has a New Home in Atlanta & Creates Jobs!


The leading global proivder of financial services technology solutions, Fiserv, Inc. is headquartered in Wisconsin, but has a selected two new locations for its Atlanta-area operations in Alpharetta, Georgia! Fiserv currently employs 2,000 associates across their six locations in the...

How Social Media Can Get You Hired!


With technology and social media literally taking over the wires of communication around the world, it's no secret that what you put out there can be found by anyone. As the popularity of social media has increased over the years, employers have used social media research tools to "investigate" a...

10 Hardest Jobs to Fill & The Hot Careers in GA Now - 2020!


The nations unemployment rate is the lowest it has ever been since 2008 at 6.1%. Still, even with this number decreasing, it is still an obstacle for many to find employment. The question, why? As I'm sure many witnessed, after the recession many companies resorted to eliminating multiple people...

East Point Walmart Guarantee's Veterans Jobs & Hires 300!


East Point, Ga.- Walmart will open a new Supercenter this fall and hire 300. Veterans who have been honorably discharged within the past year (and meet hiring standards) are guaranteed a job.    The East Point store manager Oz Enobakhare said in a statement, “I look forward to...

Belgian Company Creates 350 Jobs in Bartow County!


The Belgian textile company, Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) will establish U.S. headquarters in Cartersville over the next five years and will create 350 jobs in Bartow County! Governor Deal announced the new location and stated, “My recent economic development mission allowed for our state...

Be More Productive and Stop Doing These 7 Things!


We are all SUPER busy right? If you are a student, you are studying for endless hours and possibly working; making "time" something of the past. If you are a parent, you are juggling work, kids and family and also trying to keep up with your to-do list. You've heard the phrase, "there's not enough...

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