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A good Resume & Cover Letter are critical to job finding success

You Have Only 7 Seconds!

- Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 2:00am

The average employer spends an average of only 7 seconds reviewing your resume. So, it better be good! Assistant Director of the Harvard Office of Career Services offers this helpful advice on how to write a resume and...

Sprint is a Corporate Leader in Hiring Our Heroes

Military/Veteran Transition Workshop – May 15

- Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 1:48am

Telecommunications giant, Sprint, is hosting a one-day workshop to help current members of the military and veterans transition back to the private sector workforce. According to a company press release, Sprint has a...

Geno Gasbarro (center) is the man behind much of the chicken consumed in the U.S. (photo courtesy of Dispatch.com)

Georgia Made – Like Chicken? Thank Geno Gasbarro of Columbus

- Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 1:26am

He has 34 patents to his name and his picture with the famous Colonel Sanders hangs on the wall. His name is Geno Gasbarro and according to an expose in the Columbus Dispatch, his company is partly responsible for most...

3 Georgia Companies Make the Prestigious List of Top Employers

3 Georgia Companies Make “100 Best to Work For”

- Monday, May 13, 2013 - 12:15pm

The 2013 list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” has been released by Fortune magazine. The list includes 3 companies headquartered in Georgia. According to the report, Alston...

ALDI of Woodstock HIring Today

Hiring Flash - ALDI of Woodstock Hiring Today

- Monday, May 13, 2013 - 12:02pm

Discount Supermarket - ALDI - is holding a hiring event today at their store in Woodstock. The event is from 4pm to 8pm at the location on Highway 92 @ West Village Drive - 4 miles east of 575. The company is looking to...

NBC Hit Show - Revolution - Shot a Pilot in Atlanta, including this photo at the State Capitol

“Revolution” Returning to Atlanta?

- Monday, May 13, 2013 - 6:21am

The hit television drama, Revolution, filmed its initial pilot in Atlanta, GA including some memorable scenes in the State Capitol. The show, which will soon begin filming season two, is looking to possibly return to...

The Home Depot Ranked as Georgia's Largest Company on the Fortune 500 List

16 Georgia Companies Make Fortune 500 List

- Monday, May 13, 2013 - 3:46am

The Home Depot ranked #34 worldwide, #1 in Georgia, with almost $75 billion in revenues for 2012. Fortune.com annually ranks the top 500 companies in the world based on annual revenue. This year, for the first time, 16...

Free Online Learning is Changing Education Forever

College Education is Becoming Free & Online

- Friday, May 10, 2013 - 4:44pm

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are changing college education forever. The world’s most prestigious colleges and universities are now offering free online courses. Coursera.org and EdX.org feature more than 70...

Hera Lighting of Norcross has become a national leader for under-cabinet lighting

Lighting Developer to Add 25 Jobs in Norcross

- Friday, May 10, 2013 - 11:14am

Norcross, GA-based Hera Lighting designs, develops and manufactures high-quality lighting solutions specifically for cabinets, furniture and displays. The company has announced it will add some 60% new space to its...

May 29th is National "529" College Savings Plan Day

Celebrate 529 Day & Support College Education Investment

- Friday, May 10, 2013 - 9:43am

The state of Georgia is joining a national effort to promote college savings accounts by support the national “529” day on May 29th. According to a news release from SavingForCollege.com, in honor of National College...

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