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Kaiser Permanente Hiring for Atlanta and Athens


One of the nation’s largest not-for-profit health plans, Kaiser Permanente, is actively recruiting to fill jobs in the Atlanta and Athens areas. The organization is looking for RNs and LPNs for supplemental staffing/PRN positions and will hold a job fair to help find qualified candidates. According...

GDOL rescues Fayette County School System!


With Fayette County closing three elementary schools and one middle school, The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is planning and hosting several job fair events open to all Fayette County school employers. Mark Butler, Georgia Labor Commissionor, is bringing in his top notch Special Workforce...

Georgia Tech Student Wins Big on Jeopardy!


Kristin Jolley is a senior majoring in Biology at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She recently competed in the Jeopardy! College Championships. In the semi-final round that aired Tuesday Kristen defeated students from Bowdoin College and Tufts University to advance to the Championship. The...

Reshoring Update: Bank of America Moves IT Jobs Back to U.S.


Bank of America is joining other major U.S. corporations, General Motors & American Express, in moving Information Technology jobs back to the United States from India. India based business website Livemint.com reports, Bank of America, which has given contracts worth millions of dollars to...

Department of Labor & Local Churches Team Up for Career Fair


The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Gwinnett Career Center and three local churches are sponsoring the Fourth Annual Crossroads Career Expo Thursday, May 23, in Lawrenceville. Lawrenceville United Methodist, Hebron Baptist, and Snellville United Methodist will all join to sponsor the event....

Dollar General – 18 Job Fairs This Saturday Across Georgia


Goodlettsville, TN-based Dollar General, the nation’s largest small-box retailer, is hosting a nationwide Career Fair event to hire 10,000 people. According to a company press release, “With the long term career opportunities Dollar General provides its employees, we take great pride in being an...

You Have Only 7 Seconds!


The average employer spends an average of only 7 seconds reviewing your resume. So, it better be good! Assistant Director of the Harvard Office of Career Services offers this helpful advice on how to write a resume and cover letter that will get you noticed – in 7 seconds!

Military/Veteran Transition Workshop – May 15


Telecommunications giant, Sprint, is hosting a one-day workshop to help current members of the military and veterans transition back to the private sector workforce. According to a company press release, Sprint has a made a major investment into helping U.S. military investments. Sprint has been...

Georgia Made – Like Chicken? Thank Geno Gasbarro of Columbus


He has 34 patents to his name and his picture with the famous Colonel Sanders hangs on the wall. His name is Geno Gasbarro and according to an expose in the Columbus Dispatch, his company is partly responsible for most of the chicken we eat. Prime Equipment Corp., which employs about 80, is the...

3 Georgia Companies Make “100 Best to Work For”


The 2013 list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” has been released by Fortune magazine. The list includes 3 companies headquartered in Georgia. According to the report, Alston & Bird LLP, law firm at No. 23, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at No. 46, and Aflac Inc. came at No. 84. Founded in...

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