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Fran Tarkenton Became a Star in Both Football & Business

Georgia Legend Fran Tarkenton Helps Kick-Off Small Business Week in America

- Monday, June 17, 2013 - 8:03am

The U.S. Small Business Administration(SBA) is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Small Business Week (June 17-21) with a series of national events that include Georgia legend Fran Tarkenton. The Pro Football Hall-of-...

Many Jobs are Never Listed, Creating a "Hidden Market"

20/20/60 Rule for Finding a Job

- Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 7:51pm

Noted CEO and author, Lou Adler, has developed a rule he believes will help job seekers find a new career. Adler suggests only about half of all job openings are actually public. The other half are in what he terms the...

STEM Jobs Don't Necessarily Require a College Degree

STEM Jobs Without a Degree – More Than You May Think

- Friday, June 14, 2013 - 12:49pm

The growth of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) related jobs is booming. The common thought is that such jobs require an advanced degree or at a minimum - a bachelor’s degree. However, a new study...

Focus Brands - Moe's Southwest Grill - Recently Opened Two Locations in Russia

Atlanta-Based Fast Food Looking to Expand in Taiwan

- Friday, June 14, 2013 - 9:28am

A recent trade mission sponsored by the Georgia Department of Economic Development featured Atlanta-based Focus Brands and Wing Zone. Focus Brands incudes well-known restaurant entities such as Aunt Annies Pretzels, Moe...

Job Fair Events Continue Across Georgia

Job Fair & Career Expo Events June 17-22

- Friday, June 14, 2013 - 8:36am

There are three Job Fair...

Civil Engineering in One of the Best Degrees for Repaying Student Loans

College Debt: Which Degrees Are Worth It, Which Aren’t

- Friday, June 14, 2013 - 6:18am

American college students are creating personal debt at an alarming rate. The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau reports there is $1 trillion in outstanding student loan debt According to the Federal Reserve Bank of...

Certified DEF Helps Clean Diesel Fuel Exhaust

Paulding County - Newest Home for Clean Energy Company

- Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 9:18pm

Brigham City, UT-based Certified DEF has chosen Dallas, GA as the new site for a packaging and distribution facility. Certified DEF produces diesel exhaust fluid, which is a non-hazardous and non-toxic water based...

Flag Day is Friday June 14

The Flag Company Now Largest Online Flag Retailer

- Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 9:22am

With Flag Day on Friday June 14...

Judge William H. Pauley III Has Ruled that Interns Must Be Paid

Federal Judge “Interns Must be Paid”

- Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 7:58am

Internships often offer the benefit of experience with the drawback of no pay. But if a Federal Court ruling stands, that could soon change. New York Federal Judge William H. Pauley III has ruled that Fox Searchlight...

Researchers at Georgia Tech Have Identified 9 Scientific Ways to Increase Twitter Followers

Georgia Tech Discovers Secrets to Increasing Twitter Followers

- Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 7:40am

The Georgia Institute of Technology has released the results of a study on the patterns of twitter posters and followers. The study of more than 500 twitter users and over half a million tweets shows 9 scientific ways...

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