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JoAnn Fabric Recruiting for Retail Positions


JoAnn Fabric and Craft stores will be opening a new store location in Tifton. The store is set to open in April. The Department of Labor will be hosting a two day job recruitment fair to help fill 60 full-time and temporary job openings for JoAnn Fabric and Crafts. The job recruitment will be held...

New Recruiting Firm in Atlanta


A new tax recruiting firm has come to town. TaxScout, headquartered in Chicago, has recently expanded into the Atlanta market. The company is a tax recruiting firm and has a 70% retention rate for employees that are placed by TaxScout. Rick Kelo, TaxScout's CEO, states, "Atlanta was a...

Round Three Winners of the Innovation in Teaching Competition Named


Seven teachers have been chosen for Round Three of the Innovation in Teaching Competition, announced Governor Deal. The competition awards teachers who demonstrate innovative teaching strategies with a $2,000 stipend. The winning teachers' school also receives a $5,000 grant. In addition, GPB...

Plastics Company Growing and Hiring


Sunbelt Plastics Extrusions, based out Centerville, has expanded its company by building an additional manufacturing facility and is currently hiring. The company, which has been located in Centerville for 32 years has hired 10 new employees and will be hiring an additional 10 employees for its new...

Delta Hiring Pilots


Delta is recalling all of its furloughed pilots that would like to return and will also be hiring 50 pilots per month "through early this year," reports the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Evidently, there is a wave of pilot retirements that is leading the airlines to accelerate hiring. Furthermore,...

Hot Jobs for 2014


Randstad, the world's second largest staffing and Human Resources services firm, has shared their top picks for jobs most in demand in 2014. In the Engineering sector, the hottest jobs include civil engineers and manufacturing engineers.  Richard Zambacca, President of Randstad states, "...

Job Search Tips For the Unemployed


In a recent article, Careerealism.com gives five tips that unemployed job seekers should be doing to increase the chances of being employed. 1. Volunteer. By volunteering somewhere relevant, your resume is being enhanced and you are keeping your skills sharp. 2. Keep Your Skills Current. If you...

Hey Georgia, California Wants Its Movies Back!


A state lawmaker in California has introduced legislation to expand the state tax break for filming television and movies. Recently states like Georgia have become major players in the industry of filming television and movies. With blockbuster films such as the Hunger Games trilogy and television...

Nobis Works - 36 Years of Making a Positive Impact [AUDIO]


Tommy Nobis was the first Atlanta Falcon. His stature in the Altanta sports world is well-known. But perhaps his greatest work has come off the field, where since 1977 the non-profit he helped start, Nobis Works, has helped thousands of people with disabilities find jobs. This week on Georgia Works...

Georgia Ports Authority Job Recruitment


The Georgia Ports Authority recruitment has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 5th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The recruitment will be at the Savannah Career Center, located at 5520 White Bluff Road. There will be a variety of positions being filled, for example, assistant operations manager,...

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