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Georgia Schools of Excellence Named


The Georgia Department of Education has named the 2012 Georgia Schools of Excellence of Student Achievement. The Schools of Excellence are chosen from each Congressional District and are divided into two categories: the Highest Performing and the Highest Progress. The Highest Performing Schools...

Northwest Georgia Manufacturing Car Products


Clark-Cutler-McDermott Company is a world-class provider of acoustic insulation and interior trim products to the automotive industry serving clients such as General Motors and Volkswagen. The company is buying a Shaw Industries facility in Walker County with plans of hiring up to 50 employees,...

Caterpillar Hiring is Underway in NE Georgia


The state of the art, one million square foot Caterpillar facility, is expected to employ 1,400 people when fully operational. Work at the new plant will include major fabrications, paint and final assembly along with an on-site product distribution center for small track-type tractors and mini...

470 New Jobs for Bartow - Toyo Expanding


Bartow County is the home to Toyo Tire and its state of the art manufacturing facility. Toyo Tire has announced plans to expand the 900,000 square foot facility by another 475,000 square foot while adding up to 470 new jobs. The company will invest $210 million into the new addition, according to...

Crossroads Career Center Hosts Career Expo in Snellville


The Crossroads Career Network and the Georgia Department of Labor are co-sponsoring their 9th Annual Career Expo on Tuesday, August 20th at the Snellville United Methodist Church from 9am-Noon. There will be over 50 employers and resource agencies represented at the Career Expo, according to the...

Stockbridge New Home of World Internet Group


Stockbridge is the new home of World Internet Group. World Internet Group, a global technology company, has relocated to the city of Stockbridge and plans on creating more than 75 jobs, according to the ClaytonNewsDaily.com. Their new headquarters are located in The Corporate Center at Eagles...

Publix Hiring 100 for New Rome Store


The new Rome Publix grocery store is ready to hire. Publix is hosting a job fair tomorrow, Tuesday, August 13th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at The Forum Civic Center in Rome. The new store located at Fifth Avenue and Turner McCall Blvd, is hoping to hire approximately 100 positions. Both entry level...

Protecting Yourself from Online Job Fraud


Job searching has changed throughout the years. No longer is job searching looking in the Sunday paper nor is it using the traditional method of printing and mailing multitudes of resumes. Rather, the internet has changed the way job seekers find employment. One consequence of using the internet...

Landing the Job – Insight from the Experts [audio]


This week on Georgia Works Radio we talk to experts who can help you land the job or get the promotion. We also find out what Georgia’s future job picture looks like. Our guests this week include:   A professional resume expert who tells us how to get an employer to actually read your resume...

Bojangles to Hire 200 for Gwinnett Locations


The well-known fast food restaurant chain, Bojangles, will host a pair of Job Fair events to fill positions at two new Gwinnett County locations. The first event is August 15th from 9 a.m. to 5p.m. in Norcross, GA at the Hilton Atlanta Northeast located at 5993 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. The second...

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