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Career Fairs and Events for April 5th - 11th


Please click on each event for more detailed information. Saturday, April 5th Yachiyo of America from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at West Georgia Technical College in Waco Monday, April 7th Horizon Staffing from 10:00 am to 12 Noon at Clayton Regional Career Center in Jonesboro JF&CS/Hire Dynamics...

Caterpillar Hiring 100 Workers in Athens


The Caterpillar plant in Bogart is announcing their plans to hire an additional 100 new workers bringing their total number of employees to approximately 500 people (onlineathens.com). Mike White, the human resources manager for the Athens plants says they are looking for qualified welders,...

Private Sector Adding Jobs


The U.S. Labor Department is announcing that businesses added 192,000 jobs in March, reports USA Today. Furthermore, the paper goes on to say that private-sector payrolls have now exceeded their level in December 2007, when the Great Recession began. According to the figures, last month...

AT&T Job Fair in Savannah


AT&T will be hosting a job recruitment for wire technicians on Tuesday, April 8th from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center located at 5520 White Bluff Road. The wire technicians will be responsible for installing U-verse integrated digital TV, high-...

National Robotics Week Gets Underway at Georgia Tech


National Robotics Week starts Saturday, April 5th - 13th with a record 225 events focused on 'everything robots' throughout all 50 states. Georgia Tech will welcome more than 400 middle school and high school students for their third annual Robotics Open House. Tech students and Ph.D. candidates...

And The Fastest Growing Jobs Are......


TriNet, a human resource service provider for small to medium sized companies, has released its analysis of employment job growth between January 209 and March 2014. TriNet compiled its data from more than 8,900 clients and more than 230,000 worksite employees in the U.S. Since the Great Recession...

Yachiyo Recruitment on Saturday, April 5th


Yachiyo Manufacturing of America, and the Georgia Dept. of Labor, is hosting a job recruitment on Saturday, April 5th, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at West Georgia Technical College's Murphy Campus located at 176 Murphy Campus Boulevard in Waco. The auto parts supplier will be hiring for the following...

Georgia Leads in Women-Owned Businesses


In a recent business study by American Express OPEN, Georgia has the highest and fastest growth of women-owned businesses between 1997 and 2014, AJC journalist Christopher Seward reports. The top five states with the number of women-owned firms are Georgia (118%), Texas (98%), North Carolina (91...

Kroger Marketplace Creates 200+ Jobs


A new type of Kroger opens today in Savannah: Kroger Marketplace. The Kroger Marketplace on Mall Boulevard in Florence Square is the largest Kroger in the state at 100,000+ square feet. There are only 70 Kroger Marketplaces in the country, according to Savannahnow.com. In addition, the new $30...

Job Search Webinar


On occasion Georgia Works may highlight interesting articles from Careerealism.com. This website has useful, and free, career tips for job seekers ranging from interviewing, resume writing, networking and personal branding. Wednesday, April 2nd, Careerealism.com and host Michael Peggs is presenting...

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