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Farm Wages are Increasing Across the U.S.

Farmworker Shortage: Solution, higher pay & more hours

The much discussed shortage of farm labor has apparently caused agriculture employers to raise compensation in order to increase output. According to a report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, farm operators paid...

May 28, 2013
What Do Supermodels & Job Searches Have in Common? Listen & Find Out!

Hiring Managers – Supermodels?

A leading Human Resources executive says the key to finding that right job is to treat company hiring managers like they are a supermodel. Dominic Bokich is a talent acquisition specialist who hires an average of 1...

May 28, 2013
The New SoakYa Waterpark is Open @ Lake Winnie

NW Georgia Water Park Opens – Creating 50 New Jobs

The Lake Winnepesaukah amusement park has been a fixture in northwest Georgia for 88 years. Now for the first time since the 1960’s the park has expanded adding a multi-million dollar water park. The new SoakYa water...

May 28, 2013
Calhoun-based Mohawk Announces Large Job Expansion

500 New Jobs – Mohawk Expands

One of the world’s largest flooring companies, Calhoun, GA-based Mohawk, has announced it will create 500 new jobs by expanding a manufacturing facility in Chattooga County. The Georgia Quick Start program will perform...

May 24, 2013
11 Job Fair Events Across Georgia May 28-31

Job Fairs Across Georgia, May 28-31

We have identified 11 Job Fair/Career Expo events across Georgia during the week of May 28-31. Please click on the name of each event for more information. Tuesday May 28 Labor Finders 9:30 AM to 1:00 PMGeorgia...

May 24, 2013
Alpharetta is the Fastest Growing City in Georgia

Alpharetta: 6th Fastest Growing City in United States

Alpharetta is the fastest growing city in Georgia and 6th fastest in the U.S. according to numbers from the Census Bureau. The north Fulton county city grew by 4.37% last year compared to a statewide growth of 1%....

May 24, 2013
Rockfish is the Digital Marketer for many Fortune 500 Companies, including Sam's Club

200 More Technology Related Jobs for Atlanta

Digital marketing firm, Rockfish, has announced an expansion for Atlanta that could mean up to 200 new jobs. Currently Rockfish currently has a small office in Atlanta but the new plan calls for Atlanta to become a...

May 24, 2013
UGA Economist Predicts Growth for Georgia

Georgia Economy to Grow Faster than U.S.

For the first time since 2008 Georgia’s economy is expected to grow faster than the overall U.S. economy. University of Georgia Economics professor Jeffrey Humphreys predicts 2.5% state GDP growth as compared to just 2...

May 24, 2013
Chelesa Fearce Has Become an Inspiration to Many!

Heartwarming Story – Georgia Valedictorian Once Homeless

Chelesa Fearce has earned the highest academic distinction a high-school senior can attain – Class Valedictorian. Well deserving, with a GPA of 4.466 and a 1900 on the SAT, Chelesa has not lived the easy life. Most of...

May 23, 2013
Bulldog Land is Job Growth Strong!

Congrats to Athens: Lowest Unemployment Rate in Georgia

The unemployment rate in metro Athens has fallen to 5.6% down from 6.4% a year ago, according to a report from the Georgia Department of Labor. The report went on to state, The rate declined as the number of jobs in...

May 23, 2013