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Yahoo! Education has identified several careers that pay well without a four year degree.

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!...

January 13, 2014
Nine Goodwill Centers will be hosting job fairs from 10:00 AM to 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Jan 15th.

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...

January 13, 2014
Orangetheory Fitness is Opening up Across Georgia

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...

January 13, 2014
There are fifteen (15) events for the week of January 13th.

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...

January 10, 2014
Ashley Furniture is coming to Albany.

Albany Attracting New Businesses

Six new businesses are coming to Albany, according to, which translates to more jobs for the area. Kauffman Tire has recently opened up shop in Albany, and has announced new store openings in...

January 10, 2014
UGA Ranks as Georgia's Best Value in Public Colleges

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...

January 10, 2014
The housing market in Metro Atlanta is predicted to help spur growth in Georgia.

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...

January 9, 2014
The Georgia DOL is proactively helping job seekers learn the skills to land a job.

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...

January 9, 2014
KSU Is Now Offering an Applied Statistics Master's of Science degree.

KSU Offering New Master's Degree

Kennesaw State University is now offering a Master of Science degree with a major in applied statistics. The program, ideal for those in engineering, business or the science industries, will have a strong emphasis on...

January 9, 2014

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 The county's unemployment rate was 6.3 percent...

January 8, 2014