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Education Opportunity: Music Business & Digital Journalism Degrees


SAE Institute has announced the creation of two degree programs for their Atlanta campus; Associate of Science degree in Music Business and Digital Journalism. “We’re thrilled to offer degrees in our Music Business Program and Digital Journalism Program for students in Atlanta,” says Josh Grau,...

Manufacturing in Georgia is Strong


March manufacturing in Georgia continued to show strength in both future growth and employment. The measure used to determine the current status of manufacturing is the Georgia Purchasing Manager’s Index. Last month this indicator rose 6.6 points to 61.8. Any number above 50 indicates a growing...

Gwinnett County Looking to Fill More than 100 Open Jobs


Gwinnett County Government is hiring. Currently the county has over 100 open positions advertised that need to be filled. These jobs range from 911 officers to IT architects to Art Camp Director to Attorney to Water Treatment Specialists. Requirements and compensation vary considerably for each...

More than 40 Employers to Host Duluth Job Fair Wednesday


The Georgia Department of Labor and Gwinnett Career Center are hosting a “Veterans” Job Fair Wednesday April 3. The event is being held from 9am to noon at the Aviation Institute of Maintenance, 2025 Satellite Point, Duluth GA 30096 Attendance is free and while Veterans will receive special...

First Watch to Hire 50 in Alpharetta & Dunwoody


The Atlanta Business Chronicle is reporting that First Watch Restaurants, which acquired J. Christopher locations in Johns Creek & Smyrna, are set to open two new restaurant locations in metro Atlanta. The Breakfast/Lunch eatery, known for its’ health conscious menu, continues expansion in...

ADP Looking to Fill 106 Jobs in Georgia


One of the nation’s largest date processors, Automated Data Processors (ADP), has 106 jobs to fill in four locations across Georgia. According to the company website, ADP has 93 positions in metro Atlanta, with 80 of them in Alpharetta. The company also has 13 jobs to fill in the Augusta area. The...

Pinewood Studios Gets the Green Light for Fayette County


The much anticipated construction of Pinewood Studios newest facility in Fayette County should soon be underway. The Fayette County Commission has approved the necessary rezoning application that will allow construction to begin as early as next month. The proposed studios are expected to be the...

Braves Opening Day – Gameday Jobs Still Available


Tim Hudson will throw the first pitch of the 2013 Atlanta Braves baseball season at just a few minutes after 7pm tonight. Braves baseball will finally be underway. Some may think this means all the jobs with the Barves organization have been filled. Not true. The Atlanta Braves are still hiring for...

Subdivision Building Returning to Metro Atlanta?


Once the economic engine that drove much of metro Atlanta’s economy, the building of home subdivisions dried up completely in 2009. Subsequent years showed no signs of residential home construction activity, as bank foreclosed properties flooded a real estate market with far more seller than buyers...

Senoia, GA Comes Alive with the “Walking Dead”


A feature article by the international news service Reuters documents the changing town of Senoia, GA, home of Cable television’s most popular drama, the Walking Dead.The series recently set an all-time cable television viewing record. The small (population 3,300) suburban town of Senoia, located...

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