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Ga Tech Students Win ACC Clean Energy Challenge


Congratulations goes out to four Georgia Tech students for winning the third annual ACC Clean Energy Challenge and a $100,000 grand prize. The ACC Clean Energy Challenge is a business plan competition encouraging students from all US southeastern universities to develop business plans for new clean...

Greater Hall County Job Fair on Wednesday, April 2nd


The Greater Hall County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a job fair on Wednesday, April 2nd from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Gainesville Civic Center located at 830 Green Street NE, Gainesville. Over 30 employers will be in attendance and even conducting on-site interviews. Please bring multiple...

Georgia's Largest Music Festival Underway & Tips To Planning Your Retirement! [AUDIO]


Georgia's largest annual music festival, held each year in Savannah, is underway. The Savannah Music Festival event is held over a 17-day period and features more than 100 concerts. Overall more than 100,000 people will attend the events, which creates lots of jobs and economic activity. This week...

Georgia BioScience Training Center Breaks Ground


The Georgia BioScience Training Center broke ground today in a ceremony featuring Governor Nathan Deal, Dept. of Economic Development Commissioner Chris Carr, Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson and Vice President and Program Executive of Baxter International Brien Johnson...

WellStar Paulding Hospital Brings 500 New Jobs


Wellstar is opening a new hospital in Paulding County and bringing 500 new jobs to the area. The new Wellstar Paulding Hospital is replacing the existing 55 year old hospital and will be providing new services along with technological advancements. "For more than 50 years, we have cared for our...

Career Fairs and Events for March 29th - April 4th


Please click on each event for more detailed information. Saturday, March 29th Steps for Job Search Success from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Ernest Battle Professional Development Building in Jackson Monday, March 31st Walmart Job Fair from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Walmart Recruitment Center in...

Business and Employer Summit Hosted by GDOL


The Georgia Department of Labor and the Metro Atlanta area employer committees are co-hosting a special summit for business owners, managers, hiring professionals and supervisors. The North-South Metro Atlanta Business and Employer Summit will be held on Wednesday, April 23rd from 8:00 am to 1:00...

7 Job Search Tips for College Grads


With college graduation just around the corner, Careerealism.com (with the help of the book, What Color is Your Parachute?) has seven tips to help college grads with their job search. 1. Create an online presence. Careeerealism.com stresses the importance of having an online profile due to the fact...

Veteran Job Expo in Gwinnett County


There will be a job expo for veterans, military retirees, active duty personnel, National Guard, U.S. reserve units, and their family members on Wednesday, April 9th from 9:00 am to 12 Noon in Gwinnett County. The Georgia Department of Labor and the Aviation Institute of Maintenance is co-...

Goya Opening Atlanta Facility


Goya Foods, the Hispanic-owned food company, is investing $250 million into four new state of the art manufacturing, production and distribution facilities, the company announced today. The new 151,000 square foot facility in Atlanta will help to serve Georgia and the surrounding areas. The other...

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