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Paulding County Business Climate Thriving


Paulding County has reached its lowest unemployment rate since 2008, announced Georgia's Department of Labor spokesman John Ard, as reported in NeighborhoodNewspapers.com. The county's unemployment rate was 6.3 percent in November - a full percentage point lower than the statewide rate. Seasonal...

Metro Atlanta in Top 10 for Home Buyers


ZipRealty, an online marketing tool for the real estate industry, has released a list of the hottest metro cities for home buyers in 2014. The list was based on consumer search activity on ZipRealty.com. "We analyzed home search activity on our site over the past year to find out where people are...

Gulfstream Announces Expansion


Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation has announced another expansion in Savannah. The company is building a new 400,000 square-foot product support distribution center in the NorthPort Industrial Park and is expected to break ground immediately, reports The Savannah Morning News. The new center will...

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Wins Award


Cancer Treatment Centers of America has been recognized with the Clinical Nutrition Team of Distinction Award by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. The award is presented to multi-disciplinary teams that exemplify excellence in interdisciplinary clinical nutrition practice...

Career Fairs and Events through January 10th


There's several career fairs and events to kick start the new year. Please click on each event for further detailed information. Wednesday, January 8th VDC from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Carrollton Career Center James Greenhouses from 10 am to 1pm at the Athens Career Center Hire Dynamics from 1:30 pm...

Job Recruitment for AT&T


AT&T will be hosting a job recruitment for Wire Technician positions on Wednesday, January 8th and Thursday, January 9th from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm at the North Metro Career Center located at 2943 North Druid Hills Road, NE. Job positions are available throughout the Atlanta area. Please bring a...

New Manufacturing Jobs for Walker County


Nissin Brake Georgia is adding 30 new jobs at its manufacturing facility in Walker County. The Walker County Development Authority recently announced auto parts manufacturer, which builds disc brake components, steering knuckles and engine mount brackets for Honda, will receive a $1.8 million...

Georgia #4 for New Construction Jobs in 2013


A total of 39 states added construction jobs during 2013 according to the Associated General Contractors of America. A report from Daily Commercial News shows that job growth in the construction sector was widespread. “The widespread job gains seen in most states for the past few months continued...

Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair


The Georgia Department of Defense is teaming up with the Georgia Department of Corrections and the Georgia Department of Labor to host a job fair for military personnel. The job fair will be held January 16th from 10am to 2pm at the Benning Club at Fort Benning. The event is open to both active...

New Year - Best Time for a New Job? [AUDIO]


The New Year could be the best time of the entire year to find a new job. This week on Georgia Works Radio we talk to Elaine Armstrong of Goodwill North Georgia, which is hosting their biggest job fair of the entire year.   Liz Ryan is CEO of Human Workplace and former Fortune 500 Human...

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