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Farm Wages are Increasing Across the U.S.

Farmworker Shortage: Solution, higher pay & more hours

- Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 3:31pm

The much discussed shortage of farm labor has apparently caused agriculture employers to raise compensation in order to increase output. According to a report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, farm operators paid...

What Do Supermodels & Job Searches Have in Common? Listen & Find Out!

Hiring Managers – Supermodels?

- Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 8:33am

A leading Human Resources executive says the key to finding that right job is to treat company hiring managers like they are a supermodel. Dominic Bokich is a talent acquisition specialist who hires an average of 1...

The New SoakYa Waterpark is Open @ Lake Winnie

NW Georgia Water Park Opens – Creating 50 New Jobs

- Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 5:34am

The Lake Winnepesaukah amusement park has been a fixture in northwest Georgia for 88 years. Now for the first time since the 1960’s the park has expanded adding a multi-million dollar water park. The new SoakYa water...

Calhoun-based Mohawk Announces Large Job Expansion

500 New Jobs – Mohawk Expands

- Friday, May 24, 2013 - 8:03pm

One of the world’s largest flooring companies, Calhoun, GA-based Mohawk, has announced it will create 500 new jobs by expanding a manufacturing facility in Chattooga County. The Georgia Quick Start program will perform...

11 Job Fair Events Across Georgia May 28-31

Job Fairs Across Georgia, May 28-31

- Friday, May 24, 2013 - 9:14am

We have identified 11 Job Fair/Career Expo events across Georgia during the week of May 28-31. Please click on the name of each event for more information. Tuesday May 28 Labor Finders 9:30 AM to 1:00 PMGeorgia...

Alpharetta is the Fastest Growing City in Georgia

Alpharetta: 6th Fastest Growing City in United States

- Friday, May 24, 2013 - 8:23am

Alpharetta is the fastest growing city in Georgia and 6th fastest in the U.S. according to numbers from the Census Bureau. The north Fulton county city grew by 4.37% last year compared to a statewide growth of 1%....

Rockfish is the Digital Marketer for many Fortune 500 Companies, including Sam's Club

200 More Technology Related Jobs for Atlanta

- Friday, May 24, 2013 - 7:41am

Digital marketing firm, Rockfish, has announced an expansion for Atlanta that could mean up to 200 new jobs. Currently Rockfish currently has a small office in Atlanta but the new plan calls for Atlanta to become a...

UGA Economist Predicts Growth for Georgia

Georgia Economy to Grow Faster than U.S.

- Friday, May 24, 2013 - 7:19am

For the first time since 2008 Georgia’s economy is expected to grow faster than the overall U.S. economy. University of Georgia Economics professor Jeffrey Humphreys predicts 2.5% state GDP growth as compared to just 2...

Chelesa Fearce Has Become an Inspiration to Many!

Heartwarming Story – Georgia Valedictorian Once Homeless

- Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 4:10pm

Chelesa Fearce has earned the highest academic distinction a high-school senior can attain – Class Valedictorian. Well deserving, with a GPA of 4.466 and a 1900 on the SAT, Chelesa has not lived the easy life. Most of...

Bulldog Land is Job Growth Strong!

Congrats to Athens: Lowest Unemployment Rate in Georgia

- Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 3:51pm

The unemployment rate in metro Athens has fallen to 5.6% down from 6.4% a year ago, according to a report from the Georgia Department of Labor. The report went on to state, The rate declined as the number of jobs in...


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