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Engineering Jobs in High Demand


The global demand for experienced engineers is increasing, and there are not enough engineers to go around. CNNMoney reports that the U.S. is facing an engineering shortfall, along with other foreign countries such as Canada, the U.K., Australia and Germany. China, India and Brazil are not...

Biomass Plant & Jobs Headed to Lithonia


Green Energy Partners has been given the green light by an administrative law judge to construct a biomass plant in Lithonia, GA. The facility will be located on 21 acres and will cost $60 million to construct. Green Energy will ultimately sell the energy it creates to Georgia Power. The...

State Farm - Job Fair to Help Fill 800 Positions


State Farm recently announced Atlanta is one of three national hubs for the insurance giant, along with Dallas and Phoenix. The investment in Atlanta means more jobs, lots of jobs. State Farm is looking to hire an additional 800 people for metro Atlanta. A Job Fair to help find qualified employees...

Upcoming Job Fairs and Career Events for August 5 - August 9


Please click on each event for more information. Monday, August 5 RGIS Inventory (NON-Travel) 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Cobb/Cherokee GDOL, Marietta GA Department of Corrections 6:45 AM to 6:45 PM Reidsville Recruitment Office, Reidsville Tuesday, August 6 UCall & IHaul Moving Services 10:00 AM to...

Secrets to Lower College Costs [AUDIO]


Outside of purchasing a home, it is likely the biggest expense most people ever have. It’s the cost of college. Consider these facts: The average total cost for a student earning a four-year degree is now more than $100,000. The rate of inflation for college education is now higher than it is for...

Junior Achievement: Bringing Education to Life


Beginning this fall, students will learn how to budget, save, invest and become a leader in his or her own household. Junior Achievement of Georgia is providing students in the Atlanta Public Schools, DeKalb County Public Schools and Fulton Schools the opportunity to learn about finances, careers...

Online Driving School Expanding into Georgia


Cantor’s Driving School is now providing on-line drivers education for the residents of Georgia. It is approved by the Georgia Department of Driver Services and it also fulfills Georgia’s 30 hour “Joshua’s Law” course requirement. Cantor’s is one of the longest continually operated driver...

More Sweet Treats (and Jobs) for Metro Atlanta


Krispy Kreme is opening a new Doughnut factory in Roswell and will continue to add a number of new doughnut shops throughout the metro Atlanta area creating approximately 350 full and part-time jobs by early 2014. There are presently eight Krispy Kreme shops in metro Atlanta. Construction plans...

Internships on the Rise in 2013


A new study by Interships.com reports that 53% of employers surveyed are expected to hire more interns in 2013 than in 2012. An internship or temp position can give students and grads a chance to try a company on for size to see if the working environment, office culture and industry are a good fit...

G & K Services Donates Nearly $1 Million in Work Apparel


G & K Services, Inc., a uniform and facility service company, has donated more than 70,000 pieces of new or gently used work apparel to the United Way of Greater Atlanta this past year, they announced in a press release today. Over the past two years, G&K Services has donated nearly $1...

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