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High School Football Has Become Big Business in Georgia

Football = Economic Development [AUDIO]

Football season in Georgia is big, real big. College football is no longer just Georgia, Georgia Tech and Georgia Southern. Schools like Georgia State, Kennesaw State, Mercer, and Reinhardt all have football programs...

September 8, 2013

Career Fairs and Events for Monday, September 9th through Friday, September 13th

There are twelve career fairs and events beginning on Monday, September 9th.  Please click on each event for more information. Monday, September 9th Child Care, LLC from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Athens Career Center,...

September 6, 2013
Farmers Expansion will create more jobs for Laurens County

Farmers Home Furnishings Expanding in Dublin

Farmers Home Furniture has recently announced they are expanding its current distribution operations in Laurens County. The expansion will bring a $4 million investment to Laurens County. Over the next 10 years, 62...

September 6, 2013
Certain Professions Offer a Higher Level of Job Security

Hot Jobs!

What are the "hot" jobs across the U.S.? In a recent study by, there are some jobs that have a higher level of job security due to the fact that opportunities in the field are expected to grow. “Some fields...

September 6, 2013
A free Job Readiness Kickoff is being held Tuesday, Sept. 17th in Lavonia from 11 am - 5pm.

Unique Opportunity for Job Seekers

The Northeast Georgia Talent Attraction Kickoff is a unique opportunity for job seekers to engage in a hand-on experience. It will take place on Tuesday, September 17th from 11 am to 5pm at the First Baptist Church,...

September 5, 2013
Once completed, the tire plant will create 300 jobs for the Macon area.

Kuhmo Tire to Finish Plant & Hire 300 in Bibb County

Kumho Tire is ready to finish what it started in Bibb County. The tire company began to build a manufacturing plant in Bibb County back in 2008, however, when the recession hit, Kuhmo Tire put the plant on hold. The...

September 5, 2013
Big Nerd Ranch is expanding their workforce by 30 percent.

Big Nerd Ranch Expanding

The Big Nerd Ranch has run out of room and is expanding its headquarters in Atlanta. When the application developer company first began, they taught programming languages, but over the past ten years they have grown to...

September 4, 2013
The Outlet Mall of Georgia will be creating 2,000 jobs for the the Pooler and Savannah areas.

More Jobs for the Savannah Area

There is a new outlet mall soon to be located in Pooler, just outside of Savannah. It is not only going to be a place to shop, but also a family destination complete with a playground, carousel, kiddie train and picnic...

September 4, 2013
The Technology Association of Georgia Champions STEM Learning

Finalists Named for STEM Education Award

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) is the focus for much of the learning community in Georgia. With this in mind, the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed)...

September 4, 2013
Marco's Pizza will be recruiting new employees on Monday, September 16th from 4-7 pm.

New Marco’s Pizza Restaurant in Tifton Hiring

There is a new Marco’s Pizza restaurant opening at 1401 Tift Avenue in Tifton. Marco’s Pizza is set to open in October. Marco’s and the Georgia Department of Labor will be having a job recruitment on Monday, September...

September 3, 2013