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ClearLeap to Add 40 Jobs @ Atlanta HQ


Atlanta-based technology company, ClearLeap, has announced $1.5 million in new business investments that will result in 40 new jobs. A report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle says the company has raised $17 million to date and plans expansion into Europe and Latin America. According to the company...

Housing Jobs Come Roaring Back


500,000 jobs nationwide; this is the estimate for the number of housing related jobs that will be created in 2013. This estimate was created by Ameriprise Seniro Economist, Russell Price from data copiled by Bloomberg. According to a Bloomberg.com report Construction companies added 18,000 workers...

One of Georgia’s Premier Resorts Seeking to Fill Two-Dozen Positions


Chateau Elan, located in Braselton, GA, has been recognized as one of Georgia’s top resort destinations. The resort covers 3,500 acres with an 18-hole golf course, spa, hotel, and winery. Currently, Chateau Elan has 24 openings on staff including: Audio Visual Technician Banquet Server Director...

Tyler Perry Announces “Huge Expansion” for Metro Atlanta Production Studios


Filmmaker and actor, Tyler Perry, announced during an interview with Entertainment Tonight, that he is about to embark on a “huge expansion” of his current production studios. DouglasCountySentinel.com is also reporting that the expansion may occur in Douglas County where Perry reportedly has ties...

Masters Means $110 million for Augusta Area


The world’s greatest golfers have descended upon Augusta, GA for the annual Masters Golf Tournament, and with them, hundreds of thousands of fans ready to spend money. The Masters was created by legendary Georgian, Bobby Jones, and is now recognized as the “Super Bowl” of Golf. Nearly a quarter...

Jim Ellis Auto Expanding Again


Metro Atlanta’s largest family-owned dealership is expanding again with two new locations. Jim Ellis Auto has announced the opening of two new showrooms. A Maserati dealership is now open in Atlanta and a Volvo dealership has opened in Marietta. According to a company press release announcing the...

Personal Job Search Consultant – There’s an App for That!


Best-selling author and professional job search consultant, Peter Studner, has released a new app that serves as a personal job search consultant. Available on both IOS and Android platforms, the SuperJobSearch app is billed as the “most comprehensive global source of job finding information.” In...

Georgia Tech Ranked #1 Public Institution for Educational Return on Investment


The website NerdWallet.com has released a report showing the best earning values for degrees across the United States. Georgia Tech was the only school in Georgia to make the top twenty, coming in at #10 overall. However, Tech was ranked #1 for public schools. For individual degrees, the Computer...

Nordson of Swainsboro Named Georgia Manufacturer of the Year


The Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Economic Development recently announced Nordson Corporation as the “mid-size” Georgia Manufacturer of the Year. This category includes all manufacturers with between 150-500 employees. According to a business press release, The...

Expansion Update – Georgia Business Announcements


Roswell, GA- based Leadmaster has announced it will expand its offerings into the world of franchising. The company currently bills itself as a global “Leader in sales and lead management.” Florida-based Bugerfi has announced it will soon open a 3,600 square foot location in midtown Atlanta. The “...

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