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Bad Credit Hurting Job Chances

Bad Credit Killing Your Job Chances?

- Monday, March 11, 2013 - 9:02am

A new report from the nonprofit advocacy group, Demos, claims 1 in 7 Americans are denied jobs because of negative information on their credit report. Once a rare occurrence in the job screening process, a 2010 report...

Shiloh Industries Jefferson, GA plant

Shiloh Industries to Expand and Add Jobs in Jefferson, GA

- Monday, March 11, 2013 - 8:12am

Shiloh Industries Jefferson, GA operation is scheduled to expand and add as many as 60 new jobs. The metal product manufacturer has recently announced it is closing a plant in Anniston, AL and consolidating it with the...

viaCycle

Entrepreneur Success - Easy as Renting a Bike

- Monday, March 11, 2013 - 6:02am

Entrepreneurs from Georgia Tech are dramatically changing the bicycle rental business that has popped-up in major U.S. cities over the last few years. The current bike rental marketplace is primarily operated through...

Natural Gas Drilling

Northwest Georgia - A Natural Gas Boomtown?

- Monday, March 11, 2013 - 5:26am

The oil and natural gas industry which in recent years has revitalized large numbers of local economies across the United States, providing thousands of high-paying jobs, may be coming to northwest Georgia. According...

Job Fairs

Big Week Ahead for Job Fairs

- Friday, March 8, 2013 - 12:22pm

Actively looking for a job? This could be the week. According to the Georgia Department of Labor, no less than 15 Job Fairs will be held in various locations across Georgia from March 11th-14th. (To learn more about...

Max Coating

Max Coating Expanding in Atlanta

- Friday, March 8, 2013 - 8:01am

Birmingham, AL based Max Coating has announced it will open a new 100,000 square foot facility in Atlanta that is expected to create 25-50 new jobs by the end of the year. Max Coating is a rapidly growing leader in the...

VoiceNation

200 Job Openings for Buford-Based Call Center

- Friday, March 8, 2013 - 7:31am

Buford, GA based VoiceNation is planning to add 200 jobs, according to a report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. VoiceNation specializes in Live Answering and Virtual phone services.2012 was a record year of growth...

1888 Mills (source:LA Times)

Griffin Textile Plant - Leading a New Wave of Onshoring?

- Friday, March 8, 2013 - 5:28am

The last remaining textile mill in Griffin, GA could become a leader in the new “onshoring” movement taking place in U.S. Manufacturing. Retail giant Wal-Mart recently announced it would purchase an additional $50...

Arthur Blank and Falcons get their stadium

Stadium Deal Hits Paydirt for Falcons!

- Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 11:29am

$1 billion of investment is headed for downtown Atlanta, as the Falcons...

Spring Jobs

Springtime Means Jobs

- Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 10:56am

Spring is almost here and with it comes tens of thousands of seasonal jobs across Georgia. Businesses that thrive in warmer weather also need employees, and lots of them. Recent hiring announcements have been made by...

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