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3 Ways to Change Your Career and Not Have to Start Over!


It has been predicted that the U.S. will generate 2.6 million jobs this year.  A new survey from CareerBuilder.com reports that 30% of employers are now requiring potential employees to have a bachelor's degree where as before, these jobs were held by high school graduates. Corrine Gordon,...

29 Movies and TV Shows Currently Filming in GA!


With 29 movies and TV shows currently filming here in Georgia, we are quickly becoming the new Hollywood. Why are so many productions making their home here in the peach state? For starters, filming here comes with a 30% tax incentive then, you are supplied with trained crew members and lets face...

The Nations Unemployment Rate is the Lowest Since 2008!


The U.S. Labor Department announced that employers added 288,000 non-farm jobs in June which tops the census estimates of $215,000, and raising hopes for more increase in the second half of the year. In addition, the nations unemployment rate decreased from 6.3% to 6.1%, this is the lowest...

Georgia Fights to End Youth Unemployment


Youth unemployment is consistantly reaching high levels. To help prepare students for good jobs in growth industries, a number of states have stepped up to the plate and in a few short years initiated intense system-level reforms designed to guide young people through high school, towards careers...

How a Resume + Beer = JOB!


It's no secret that it takes a lot to get noticed in today's job market. Sometimes, it's about who you know more than what you know and others, it's about the one detail that caught the hiring managers eye. The question is, when there are hundreds if not millions applying online to the same company...

New Walmart in Cobb County Will Guarantee Veterans Jobs


Cobb County welcomes a new Walmart Neighborhood Market off Roswell Road expected to open October 15, 2014 and will hire up to 95 employees and Veterans may have a shoe-in.  Katie Cody, a Walmart spokesperson said, "Veterans who have been honorably discharged within the last 12 months and meet...

Grocery Shop Online with Instacart!


I don't know about you, but I am not a fan of grocery shopping. Dealing with all the people and all the rush on a Saturday afternoon, I would much rather have it done for me, wouldn't that be nice? Well, some dreams do come true! Instacart is an online delivery service where you can order groceries...

Georgia's Top 50 Public Companies!


Do you know Georgia's top 50 public companies? These companies are ranked by the latest annual revenue as well as information obtained from the Securities and Exchange Commision Form 10K and annual reports. This data also contains the net income and percent change in revnue and net income. ...

Congrats Metro Atlanta, our economy is bigger than Iran's!


According to a report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Metro Atlanta has the 10th largest economy in America & the 44th largest in the WORLD! Metro Atlanta is estimated to have $321.1 billion in gross metropolitan product in 2014 and is expected to have a $339.9 billion gross metropolitan...

Georgia is named #1 in U.S. for Business!


It was announced Tuesday, June 24, 2014, that CNBC, a world-leading news source, announced and named Georgia as the #1 place for business in the nation! Deal stated, “Since taking office, I have worked every day to make Georgia the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Last year,...

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