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Video Gaming – Georgia’s Next Big Industry


With legitimate claims of being the Hollywood of the South, Georgia has become a major player in the world of movies and television. But did you know, the tax credit that helped make it happen is also creating a new video game industry in our state? This week on the Georgia Works radio show we talk...

17 Job Fairs and Events the Week of July 22nd


There are 17 Job Fairs and Events this week across Georgia.  Please click on the event for more information. Monday, July 22 ToppStep Informational Session - 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the Covington Career Center, Covington Shoe Carnival - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Covington Career Center,...

Alternative Energy – Georgia Style


The hot topic in the world of energy is fracking technology used in oil and gas exploration. However, here in Georgia, Biomass has quietly become an economic engine. Biomass for fuel is essentially the consumption of wood-based products to create energy. According to experts in the industry,...

AT&T - 900 New Jobs in Georgia


Telecommunications giant, at&t, has announced it will hire more fill more than 900 new jobs in metro Atlanta and throughout Georgia. According to a news report at 11alive.com, company growth has created a demand for new employees. "We have customers that depend on us - they expect great service...

The Future Belongs to the Curious - Check Out Skillshare


“The Future Belongs to the Curious” and Skillshare.com wants to reunite learning with education. Skillshare.com is an online learning resource for those wanting to learn real world project skills from professionals. Different areas of interest range from photography, design, food, technology,...

The Norcross 7th Annual CareerFest Is Today!


The Norcross 7th Annual CareerFest Job Fair is Thursday, July 18th at the Norcross First United Methodist Church on Beaver Ruin Road from 9:15am to 1:00pm. The Expo is sponsored by the Norcross First United Methodist Church, Norcross Cooperative Ministries and the Georgia Department of Labor....

Dollar General Awards Grants to Georgia Colleges


Dollar General not only helps shoppers save money, but they are also helping individuals to read and graduate from high school. The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded more than $6 million dollars in grants to more than 725 schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations. “At Dollar...

No More College Tuition?


If you don’t believe paying for college is a challenge, consider this, college debt exceeds credit card debt in the United States. The cost of a college education is rising at a faster rate than the cost of healthcare. And these costs are being consumed, for the most part, by young people who have...

12 Job Fair & Career Expo Events Across Georgia this Week


Please click on each link to read more about a specific Job Fair event. Monday July 15 Perimeter Staffing Placements 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM DeKalb Career Center, Decatur Tuesday July 16 Career Fair/Job Expo 9: 00 AM to 12:00 PM Oconee Fall Line Technical College, Dublin Global Protective Services 9:...

Largest Residential Land Purchase in Seven Years


The construction rebound continues as FrontDoor Communities announces a large 400-home development for southern Forsyth County. The 158-acre planned development represents the largest metro-Atlanta residential land purchase in seven years. According to a company news release, FrontDoor believes...

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