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Pratt & Whitney Coming to Columbus


Pratt & Whitney, a leading manufacturer of aircraft engines, is relocating to Columbus, Georgia, according to Aerospace Manufacturing and Design. The company plans to employ 45 people initially, and projects to open in the Muscogee Technology Park in early 2014 to service fighter jet engines....

Catch up with Georgia Works!


Did you miss an episode of Georgia Works? Catch up now! 4/12/14: Going to College? Don't Get Scammed![Listen Now!] 4/5/14: Love Your Job & Ask for a Raise![Listen Now!] 3/29/14: Georgia's Largest Music Festival & Planning for Retirement![Listen Now!] 3/22/14: Quickstart - Georgia's Best...

Top Paying Jobs: No Degree Required


Most top paying jobs require more than high school degree and graduating from college is a prerequisite. However, there are still employment opportunities that earn top dollar for those who do not continue with college education. 24/7 Wall St.com reviewed 2012 occupational profiles from the...

Governor Deal Announces Winners of the Innovation in Teaching Competition


The Innovation in Teaching Competition is a competitive grant opportunity that rewards teachers who demonstrate innovative teaching strategies. Round one is specifically for teachers in English, Language Arts and Mathematics. The winning teachers will receive a $2,000 stipend for serving as a...

Beretta Eyeing Central Georgia


One of the world’s oldest gun manufacturer is looking to relocate, and is looking at Thomaston-Upson County.  Beretta recently visited the Central Georgia Business and Technology Park in Thomaston-Upson County. “We had a very good prospect that, in my impression, is very interested in Upson...

Hyundai Expanding, with 350 New Jobs, in West Point, GA


Hyundai is expanding in West Point, Georgia. Hyundai Dymos, a parts-making subsidiary of Hyundai Motors, is investing up to $35 million in the West Point plant where affiliate Kia currently operates. Hyundai Dymos will build the production plant within the next two years and employ approximately...

Global Protective Services Hiring


Global Protective Services, a Georgia-based security company, will be at the Georgia Department of Labor’s North Metro Career Center on Tuesday, August 27th, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. They will be interviewing for Security Officer positions. GPS provides armed and unarmed security guard services,...

Career Fairs and Events Beginning Saturday 8/24 through Friday 8/30


There are 19 career fairs and events beginning Saturday, August 24th, through Friday, August 30th.  Please click on each event for detailed information. Saturday, August 24 McCann Aerospace from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the McCann Aerospace, Athens Interfor pre-employment test from 9:00 AM to...

Express Scripts Recruiting Customer Service Representatives


Express Scripts and the Georgia Department of Labor’s Kings Bay Career Center are hosting a job recruitment on Tuesday, August 27th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Express Scripts’ office located at 2603 Osborne Road in St. Mary's. The company is hiring for full-time customer service representatives...

Hubei Xingfa Chemicals Group Coming to Effingham County


Governor Nathan Deal just announced that a leading phosphate and fine chemical products producer will be opening its U.S. headquarters and manufacturing plant in Effingham County. Hubei Xingfa Chemicals Group manufactures 70 varieties of products and exports to more than 40 countries world wide. “...

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