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Robot Manufacturer Coming to Gainesville


InnoBots, an Israeli robot manufacturer is locating its U.S. headquarters to Gainesville. The company designs and manufactures unmanned robots for military and law enforcement agencies. They also manufacture small, compact drones designed for surveillance and reconnaissance. InnoBots plans to be...

At&T Donates $75,000 to Help Teens Stay in School


AT&T has donated $75,000 to the Family Connection/Communities in Schools of Berrien County to help at-risk teens, reports the Valdosta Daily Times. The money is used to help support high school students that are at-risk of dropping out of school. "AT&T has demonstrated unparalleled...

Good Paying Careers with Minimal Schooling


Not everyone can afford a four year degree for different reasons: financial, time or energy. Is it possible to obtain a well-paying job, without getting a four year degree? According to Danielle Blundell of YaHoo! Education, there are several fields that offer good pay with as little as two...

Goodwill Hosting Multi-Location Event on January 15th


Goodwill of North Georgia is hosting its second annual multi-location event on Wednesday, January 15th. Nine career centers will be hosting job fairs with employers on-site at each location recruiting workers for professional, warehouse and retail positions. The Goodwill career centers...

Losing Weight on Your New Year Resolution List? [AUDIO]


One of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions is losing weight. This week on Georgia Works Radio we talk to a new fitness center franchise that is planning locations all across the state. Orangetheory Fitness says their method of weight loss is unique, which is one reason why they are growing so...

Career Fairs and Events for January 13th - 17th


Please click on each event for more detailed information. Monday, January 13th Hi-Hope Service Center from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Athens Career Center Atlanta Braves from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the North Metro Career Center in Atlanta Expert Financial Services from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the...

Albany Attracting New Businesses


Six new businesses are coming to Albany, according to mysouthwestga.com, which translates to more jobs for the area. Kauffman Tire has recently opened up shop in Albany, and has announced new store openings in Thomasville, Cordele, and Valdosta. Additional businesses opening in Albany are Ashley...

Georgia Colleges Make Kiplinger's Top Rankings


Kiplinger has released it's 2014 Special Report on College Rankings. They rank public and private colleges and universities based specific criteria such as admission rate, test scores of incoming freshmen, graduation rate, affordability and academic quality. Which Georgia colleges and universities...

More Recovery in 2014 Predicted by Economists


More Americans will benefit from the economic recovery this year as fiscal uncertainty gives way and consumers and business owners start to feel more confident, according to BBVA Compass economists. "In 2014, stronger business and consumer confidence, higher household net worth, a lower drag from...

Job Readiness Event in Hazlehurst


The Georgia Department of Labor is hosting a Job Readiness and Employer Hiring Event on Tuesday, January 14th and Wednesday, January 15th from 10 am to 4 pm each day. The event will be at the Jeff Davis Middle School Yellow Jacket Gymnasium located at 93 Collins Drive in Hazlehurst. The following...

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

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