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Now Here's an Idea! Chocolate Bar Resume


Getting your resume noticed is one of the first steps towards opening the door to a new career. One enterprising young man decided to use the magic of chocolate to help his chances. Nick Begley, creator of the chocolate bar resume, says he spent $30 to create this "one-of-a-kind" resume enhancement...

700 Health IT Jobs Coming to Midtown Atlanta


Boston based Athenahealth has announced a major expansion into midtown Atlanta. Athenahealth specializes in “cloud-based” health services working with almost 40,000 healthcare providers worldwide. The new midtown Atlanta location at Ponce City Market is expected to employ up to 700 people. Most of...

Up to 100 Teachers & Faculty Needed in Richmond County


The Richmond County Board of Education says it is looking to hire up to as many as 100 new teachers and faculty. School officials say recent retirements by more than four dozen teachers and administrators have created a number of new openings. The average starting salary for a teacher in Georgia is...

Entrepreneurs Wanted! Startup Georgia is Up & Running


Have you ever wanted to start your own business but didn’t know where to turn for expert advice? Now there’s an answer. Startup Georgia has launched a new statewide effort to engage aspiring entrepreneurs. The organization is part of Startup America, which seeks to match successful entrepreneurs...

Tax Tip - Don't Forget Your Expenses While Job Searching


Searching for a job is expensive. Time and money are necessary to properly find that next employment opportunity. Did you know that many expenses related to your job search are deductible for tax purposes? Keeping track of what you spend while you search for a new job is easy to do and well worth...

$200 million Investment Could Mean 800 More Atlanta-Based Jobs


Sandy Springs based Airwatch received a $200 million boost from New York investors this week. The announcement comes on the heels of last month's $60 million investment, expected to help create 1000 technology related jobs. Airwatch says that 800 of the new jobs are expected to be based in metro...

Major Industrial Project for Bartow County


One of America's largest industrial developers has chosen Bartow County for its next major project. Pattillo Industrial Real Estate has created more than 1000 Industrial projects across the United States, including Georgia based developments in Coweta and Jackson counties. The just announced Bartow...

Movie Industry Bets Big on Georgia...Again!


The home of James Bond, Superman, and Dr. Who is coming to Georgia. Pinewood Studios, one of the world's most prolific movie production studios has announced plans for a $100 million investment that is expected to create 1500 jobs. The new facilities wil be located in Fayette County, GA and will be...

Construction Jobs Making a Comeback?


The 2009 economic downturn almost devastated the construction industry, especially in Georgia. However, new reports show, construction may be making a comeback. In fact, construction may soon lead the way to the long sought after "jobs recovery"! Read more...

5 Myths About Job Searching


Anyone ever told you "the smartest person always gets the job"? Well, according to our friends at Careerealism.com this is one of the many "Job Myths" you may hear while searching for new employment. Take a look at the rest of the "Top 5 Job Search Myths"

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