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Belgian Company Creates 350 Jobs in Bartow County!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 10:44am

The Belgian textile company, Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) will establish U.S. headquarters in Cartersville over the next five years and will create 350 jobs in Bartow County! Governor Deal announced the new...

There are plenty of hours in the day to get everything done; see how to be more productive!

Be More Productive and Stop Doing These 7 Things!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 8:33am

We are all SUPER busy right? If you are a student, you are studying for endless hours and possibly working; making "time" something of the past. If you are a parent, you are juggling work, kids and family and also...

Up, Up and Away! June Revenue up 11.5%!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, July 14, 2014 - 9:24am

Governor Deal announced today that Georgia's June revenue is UP 11.5% than last year! Georgia's net tax collections for June 2014 totaled $1.76 billion with an increase of $182.25 million (11.5%) compared to June of...

There's an app for really… everything!

Use These 5 Apps For Business!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 11:18am

Today's world is easily 100% technology. When it comes to business, how can technology help you? How can you use your smartphone or tablet to better organize business plans and calendars? There's an app for that! ...

7 Careers Where You Can Make $40/Hour!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 10:51am

Everyone wants a high paying job, but we don't necessarily want to spend a decade in school to obtain another degree, a masters or some sort of certificate right? Well, good news! There are many careers that have a mean...

3 Ways to Change Your Career and Not Have to Start Over!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, July 7, 2014 - 10:22am

It has been predicted that the U.S. will generate 2.6 million jobs this year.  A new survey from CareerBuilder.com reports that 30% of employers are now requiring potential employees to have a bachelor's degree where as...

Georgia is quickly becoming the new Hollywood.

29 Movies and TV Shows Currently Filming in GA!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, July 7, 2014 - 9:28am

With 29 movies and TV shows currently filming here in Georgia, we are quickly becoming the new Hollywood. Why are so many productions making their home here in the peach state? For starters, filming here comes with a 30...

Unemployment is expected to fall to 6% by the end of 2014.

The Nations Unemployment Rate is the Lowest Since 2008!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 7:59am

The U.S. Labor Department announced that employers added 288,000 non-farm jobs in June which tops the census estimates of $215,000, and raising hopes for more increase in the second half of the year. In addition, the...

Georgia Fights to End Youth Unemployment

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 9:48am

Youth unemployment is consistantly reaching high levels. To help prepare students for good jobs in growth industries, a number of states have stepped up to the plate and in a few short years initiated intense system-...

How a Resume + Beer = JOB!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, June 30, 2014 - 7:59am

It's no secret that it takes a lot to get noticed in today's job market. Sometimes, it's about who you know more than what you know and others, it's about the one detail that caught the hiring managers eye. The question...

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