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Quickstart - Georgia's Best Kept Economic Development Secret [AUDIO]


It is perhaps the single best economic development tool in Georgia. And despite being in operation for four decades, the Georgia Quickstart program is not well-known, except where it counts, among employers. This week on Georgia Works Radio we take an in-depth look at how Quickstart is helping...

Job Solutions with MAU Workforce


MAU Workforce Solutions, a staffing solutions company, is hiring to fill multiple jobs openings in Augusta and Gainesville. In the Augusta area, current job openings include forklift operators and packers for Kimberly-Clark, assemblers for E-Z-Go, and stick welders and foundry workers for Georgia...

Verizon Wireless Hiring More Than 400 Employees


Verizon Wireless will be hiring more than 430 full-time employees throughout Georgia over this next year. More than 200 of the available positions will be customer service jobs located in Fulton County. Additional jobs will be in retail, network and IT mostly located in Alpharetta and Milton, but...

Five Georgia Choice Hotels Win Platinum Award


Choice Hotels has announced the winners of its prestigious 2014 Platinum Hospitality Awards (PRNewswire.com). The awards represent those hotels that demonstrate extraordinary commitment to excellence and outstanding guest services. Choice hotels include Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Sleep Inn...

Two Georgia Schools Tops in Online Master's Program


The online education website Business-management-degree.net released their Top 20 Online Master's of Business Management Degree Programs. Two Georgia schools were recently included in the Top 20 list for their high-quality online master's degree programs in business management and administration:...

Career Fairs and Events for March 22nd - 28th


Please click on each event for further detailed information. Saturday, March 22nd Lake Lanier Islands Job Fair from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Lake Lanier Islands Resort in Buford Monday, March 24th Horizon Staffing for Sorters and Encoders from 10:00 am to 12 Noon at the Clayton Regional Career...

Last Opportunity for Seasonal Jobs with Lake Lanier Islands Resort


There are only three job recruitments remaining for Lake Lanier Islands Resort. The resort has been recruiting for 500 seasonal jobs over this past month. The last remaining events are as follows: Friday, March 21st from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm for food and beverage venues at Peachtree Pointe....

Georgia's Unemployment Rate Continues to Decline


February was the eighth month in a row that the unemployment rate dropped, according to the numbers by the Georgia Department of Labor. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was down from 7.3 percent in January to 7.1 percent in February. "The rate dropped in February because Georgia employers...

Carrollton Manufacturing Plant Hosting Job Fair


With the help of the Georgia Department of Labor, Yachiyo Manufacturing of America in Carrollton is holding a job fair on Saturday, April 5th, from 10 am to 2 pm at the West Georgia Technical College Murphy Campus in Waco. The following positions are looking to be filled: environmental health and...

Henry County Hiring Teachers


Henry County Schools is hosting a Certified Teacher Job Fair this Friday, March 21st.   There are an anticipated 350 open teaching positions available, including staff for Hampton High. The event will be held from 9:00 am to 12 Noon at the McDonough First Presbyterian Church in the gymnasium...

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

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