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300 Jobs for Cherokee County


Dutch vehicle roof manufacturer, Inalfa Roof Systems, has announced it will build a $17 million plant in Cherokee County. The manufacturing plant which supplies major automobile companies like Kia, Ford, GM, BMW, Hyundai, Chrysler, and Volvo is expected to create 300 jobs. Inalfa is the world’s...

Podcast: Georgia's Next Growth Industry and It's Bigger than Movies


The U.S. video game industry took in an estimated $15 billion in 2012, significantly outpacing the $11 billion earned by the U.S. film industry. The most commercially successful video game of all-time, World of Warcraft, has grossed on over $10 billion. Compare that to the highest grossing movie of...

UrbanSitter.com – Coming to Atlanta


The newest tool in the centuries old job of babysitting is coming to Atlanta. UrbanSitter.com was founded in 2010 as a Facebook page. It connects parents with willing babysitters in urban settings. Currently the site offers services in 12 major U.S. cities including Boston, New York, Chicago, and...

Working Vacation? What to do and not do!


The summer travel season is in full swing and millions of Americans will soon embark on “working vacations”. Yes, with technology, the office is everywhere. Americans are becoming more accustomed to taking the job on the road, even if it is vacation. The good people at Careerealism.com have come up...

Georgia Manufacturer of the Year


Suwanee-based Prime Technological Services has been honored as Georgia Manufacturer of the Year. A manufacturer of highly complex printed circuit boards, Prime began operations in Gwinnett County in 1989. Since then, the company has moved twice doubling in size each time. Prime was also recently...

200 More Jobs for Atlanta Airport


Airport restaurant company, HBF, has announced a plan to hire up to 200 new employees for stores in the newly refurbished Concourse A at Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson Airport. These 200 positions are expected to be filled by the end of July. HBF operates restaurants in 30 of America’s largest airports...

Atlanta Principal Helps Almost 500 Students find Summer Jobs


Maynard Jackson High School Principal Stephanie Johnson has gone above and beyond her duties in leading her school. Ms. Jackson has created “Mission Possible: Summer Opportunity”. The “Mission Possible” program is designed to find Maynard Jackson High students summer jobs. This summer two job fair...

Sixteen Job Fair Events Across Georgia June 22 - June 27


There are 16 Career Fairs and Events for the week of Saturday, June 22 through Thursday, June 27th. Saturday, June 22 Career Guidance Expo 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Big Miller Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Lithonia Monday, June 24 AmeriFleet Transportation 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM North Metro Career Center...

Effingham County Mega-Studio Moves Forward


The Effingham County Industrial Authority has approved a bond resolution for the industrial development bonds associated with the Medient Studios project. The up to $300 million in bonds are for capital expenditures associated with the construction of what is being billed as “the nation’s largest...

150,000 Square Foot Healthcare Facility to Open in Cherokee County


WellStar Health System has announced it will construct a 150,000 square foot health facility in Holly Springs, GA. The news follows a February announcement of the purchase of 62 acres and plans to hire 1000 workers for a new campus in Cherokee County. According to a report in the Atlanta Business...

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