DIRTT Environmental Solutions named Georgia Small Manufacturer of the Year


Savannah-based DIRTT (Doing It Right This Time) Environmental Solutions has been recognized by the Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Economic Development as the “Manufacturer of the Year” for companies with 150 or fewer employees. DIRTT manufactures and creates...

“Anchorman 2” Looking for Extras in Atlanta


AccessAtlanta.com is reporting that producers for “Anchorman 2” are currently looking for “extras” in formal wear and 1970’s style. The scene is scheduled to film on April 25. Anyone interested should email personal information, such as height, weight, age, along with photos to CLCFormal@gmail.com

The Five Fastest Growing Jobs in Metro Atlanta


A special series from CareerBuilder.com features Atlanta as one of five cities where people are considering relocating to because of career opportunity. In each city the five fastest growing careers are identified. For Atlanta the five fastest growing jobs since 2010 are: Insurance Sales Agent -...

Khan Academy Looking to Change the World of Medical Education


The free online learning site, Khan Academy, is teaming up with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Association of American Medical Colleges to help develop free medical lessons, training, and learning. Khan is sponsoring a competition to find the best medical educators to help develop free...

Best Industries for Starting a Business


Want to go into business for yourself, but don’t know what industry to conquer? Inc.com has just released a listing of the “8 Best Industries to Start a Business”. Artisanal Liquor & Boutique Beer Wearable Computing Online Education Consumer Health Technology Specialized Online Retail...

New Report: Georgia is the Place for Women Owned Business


The American Express Corporation has released a report showing that over the last 16 years Georgia leads the nation in the increase in the number of businesses owned by women. Since 1997 businesses owned by women across the United States has jumped 59%. However, in Georgia that figure is up 112%....

Nine More Job Fair Events Next Week Across Georgia


For the week of April 9-13 there are nine Job Fair events being held across Georgia. For more information on an individual event click on the link associated with that event.   Monday April 9 Rock Tenn 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Covington Career Center, Covington Expert Personnel Solutions 10:00...

Weight Loss for Hire?


If living better and longer aren’t reward enough for controlling your weight, how about money? Some 67% of large employers now offer some sort of financial incentive to encourage healthy behaviors. The hope is adopting more healthy lifestyles will improve health and reduce chronic diseases, and...

Department of Corrections & Others Looking to Hire 800 Veterans


The Georgia Department of Corrections is holding a Job Fair for U.S. military veterans on April 17. The event will be held at the National Guard Armory in Glenville, GA from 10am to 2pm. "The Department was honored with hosting the first law enforcement military job fair with DJJ, GSP, DNR, PAP...

Carrollton-Based Southwire Named Large Manufacturer of the Year


Southwire Company is one of Georgia’s greatest success stories. Started 63 years ago in a small West Georgia town the company now has 15 manufacturing plants across the United States with five in Georgia. The company currently employs over 5500 people with almost 3000 employees in Georgia. The...

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