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Congrats Metro Atlanta, our economy is bigger than Iran's!


According to a report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Metro Atlanta has the 10th largest economy in America & the 44th largest in the WORLD! Metro Atlanta is estimated to have $321.1 billion in gross metropolitan product in 2014 and is expected to have a $339.9 billion gross metropolitan...

Georgia is named #1 in U.S. for Business!


It was announced Tuesday, June 24, 2014, that CNBC, a world-leading news source, announced and named Georgia as the #1 place for business in the nation! Deal stated, “Since taking office, I have worked every day to make Georgia the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Last year,...

Career Fairs and Events for July 1-24th!


7/1/14: Delaware North Companies - 10AM-2PM  7/1/14: First Data Corporation - 7PM-9PM 7/8/14: Hiring Moody's Heroes - 8:30AM - 10:30AM  7/8/14: BASF Recruitment Event - 9AM-1PM  7/8/14: Hyundai DYMOS Recruitment - 12PM-4PM 7/9/14: Enmark Stations - 11AM-4PM 7/15/14: Career Expo 2014...

Keurig creates 550 jobs in Douglas County!


Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. will invest $337 million in a new cold brewing manufacturing facility in Douglas County that will create 550 jobs over the next five years.  Governor Deal made the annoucement today and said, “Keurig’s new facility is a great addition to Georgia’s already diverse...

Starbucks Offers Employees FREE Tuition!


It was announced this week that Starbucks will partner with Arizona State University and offer their thousands of employees free online college education, without requiring them to stay with the company. The program is open to serve the company's 135,000 United States...

How to get rid of your case of the Mondays!


Everyone gets a case of "The Monday's" right? But, Monday mornings are a critical time of the workweek, it sets the stage for the day as well as the week ahead. Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and...

The Arts Learning Task Force will raise student achievement & attract businesses!


Earlier this week, Governor Deal announced the creation of the Arts Learning Task Force to help improve student achievement with the development of robust arts learning environments. Deal says that the Arts Learning Task Force will work to make Georgia a leader in education and innovation. This...

Kroger will create 120 jobs in Clayton County!


One of the world's largest grocery retailers, Kroger, is relocating to a new distribution center in Forest Park, creating 120 new jobs and investing more than $175 million over the next five years. Governor Deal said, “Georgia is the ideal location for Kroger to establish its newest...

Korea-based auto supplier creates 80 jobs in LaGrange, GA!


Korea-based Hanil E Hwa Interior Systems, an auto supplier, will expand creating 80 jobs and investing $5.5 million over the next two years.  Governor Deal stated, "The international automotive industry has repeatedly chosen Georgia because of our highly skilled workforce, competitive...

Carpet Manufacturer creates 200 jobs in Bartow County!


The India-based textile company, Surya, recently invested $30 million in to a new facility in Cartersville, GA, creating 200 jobs. Governor Deal said, “Surya’s decision to expand in Georgia is an indicator of the strength of our competitive business climate. With a highly effective...

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