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Secrets to Lower College Costs [AUDIO]


Outside of purchasing a home, it is likely the biggest expense most people ever have. It’s the cost of college. Consider these facts: The average total cost for a student earning a four-year degree is now more than $100,000. The rate of inflation for college education is now higher than it is for...

Junior Achievement: Bringing Education to Life


Beginning this fall, students will learn how to budget, save, invest and become a leader in his or her own household. Junior Achievement of Georgia is providing students in the Atlanta Public Schools, DeKalb County Public Schools and Fulton Schools the opportunity to learn about finances, careers...

Online Driving School Expanding into Georgia


Cantor’s Driving School is now providing on-line drivers education for the residents of Georgia. It is approved by the Georgia Department of Driver Services and it also fulfills Georgia’s 30 hour “Joshua’s Law” course requirement. Cantor’s is one of the longest continually operated driver...

More Sweet Treats (and Jobs) for Metro Atlanta


Krispy Kreme is opening a new Doughnut factory in Roswell and will continue to add a number of new doughnut shops throughout the metro Atlanta area creating approximately 350 full and part-time jobs by early 2014. There are presently eight Krispy Kreme shops in metro Atlanta. Construction plans...

Internships on the Rise in 2013


A new study by Interships.com reports that 53% of employers surveyed are expected to hire more interns in 2013 than in 2012. An internship or temp position can give students and grads a chance to try a company on for size to see if the working environment, office culture and industry are a good fit...

G & K Services Donates Nearly $1 Million in Work Apparel


G & K Services, Inc., a uniform and facility service company, has donated more than 70,000 pieces of new or gently used work apparel to the United Way of Greater Atlanta this past year, they announced in a press release today. Over the past two years, G&K Services has donated nearly $1...

Miller County Hospital Recruiting Nurses


Miller County Hospital, in Colquitt, GA, is recruiting approximately 15 nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), and certified nursing assistants (CNAs) according to a recent press release by the Georgia Department of Labor. The recruiting event will take place on Thursday, August 15 from 10...

State Farm to Hire 800 Additional Employees for Atlanta


America's largest property and casualty insurance company is looking to fill an additional 800 jobs in Atlanta within the next 6 months, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle. State Farm has openings for entry level positions as well as professional and technical jobs. Currently, the company...

Law Enforcement Job Fair This Saturday


The DeKalb Sheriff’s Department is hosting a law enforcement job fair this Saturday, August 3rd from 12-4 p.m. at the Lakewood Stadium, reports the NorthDruidHills-Patch.com. At the job fair, “The agencies will display information and provide demonstrations on various units such as their K-9 and...

Ford Recruiting Yellow Jackets and Panthers


Georgia Tech and Clark Atlanta University are going to be included in an on-campus recruitment tour by Ford Motor Company, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Ford is going to be hiring 3,000 jobs this year with the majority of them being technical professional jobs. “Engineers and...

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