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New Health Center to Create 58 Jobs in Lowndes County


The Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Disabilities has announced a new behavioral health crisis center is to open soon in Valdosta, GA. The new facility is part of an expanded $17.5 million investment in the region for behavioral health services. According to a report...

“Help Wanted” According to Atlanta CFO’s


The Atlanta Professional Employment Forecast from the Robert Half firm, shows that Chief Financial Officers in the Atlanta area expect workforce levels to remain stable with an optimistic view of hiring. The survey of 200 CFO’s, of companies with 20 or more employees, are generally positive about...

Georgia Ranks 17th for Retiree “Livability” Income


A report by the financial planning site, Interest.com, shows Georgia retirees (aged 64+) earning 62% of the average income for Georgians aged 45-64. The 62% “replacement” income level ranks Georgia 17th nationwide. According to census bureau data only two states(Nevada & Hawaii) find retirees...

Atlanta’s Top Entrepreneurs


The Metro Atlanta Chamber and Atlanta Business Chronicle have identified their Business Person of the Year award winners. 150 nominations were made for categories that include different stages of entrepreneurs.According to a press release from the Chamber the award winners include:·  ...

Lake Lanier Islands – Still Hiring


The summer resort season is in full swing and one of Georgia’s most visited tourist attractions continues to fill jobs. Lake Lanier Islands Resort in Buford, GA, a 1,500 acre resort has dozens of full and part-time positions remaining open. A number of jobs from golf course maintenance to...

Financial Freedom: The "Easy to Follow" Recipe


The American Dream is not exactly written in stone, but if it were, surely it would include fiscal independence. Noted IRS tax attorney, Sandy Botkin, has written a book with a roadmap to financial freedom. And while all the paths are familiar to most of us the journey will take some time. Hear my...

Three International Companies Moving Jobs Back to the U.S.


We have recently documented the small but growing trend of moving manufacturing jobs back to the United States. A new report from the website Payscale.com lists three major U.S. based corporations that are moving some jobs back to the home country. These employers are household names. 1. Apple -...

13 Job Fairs/Career Events Across Georgia June 10-14


Thirteen events will be held across Georgia from June 10-14. For more information on each event click on the event name. Monday, June 10 Prologistix 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Georgia Department of Labor - Gainesville, Gainesville Veteran's Workshop 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Covington Career Center,...

Atlanta’s Newest Tourist Attraction: Chick-fil-A Tour


Atlanta is home to many a corporate giant. And one of the more recent trends in tourism, is to see the inner workings of some of America’s most well-known brands. Coca-Cola and CNN have long capitalized on brand tours, now add Georgia’s own Chick-fil-A to the list. A new 90-minute walking tour is...

Marietta Technology Firm Plans to Add 200 Jobs


Nuesoft Technologies started out of the ATDC business incubator program at Georgia Tech. Now some 14 years later the company is thriving as a premier “cloud-based” information technology firm in the health IT sector. The company has seen double-digit growth in recent years and with the new federal...

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