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Georgia’s Small Business “RockStars”


The Georgia Department of Economic Development and the Georgia Economic Developers Association has announced six winners of a competition to recognize outstanding and innovative small businesses throughout Georgia. “These awards recognize the fact that, with 95 percent of Georgia’s businesses...

Atlanta in Top 10 List for Finance Jobs


According to Accounting Principals’ annual ranking, Atlanta is in the “Top 10” list of the best cities to find a finance job, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reported. The list was determined by taking into account the volume of job openings in the past 6 months. The recruitment firm said Atlanta’s...

Bainbridge Manufacturing Creating 250 Jobs


Bainbridge Manufacturing is setting up shop in Decatur County and bringing approximately 250 jobs to South Georgia, as recently reported by WALB.com. "It's been a long time coming. We've had a dry spell with the economy like it is. Any time you can make an announcement like this it does create a...

Veteran and Military Job Fair at Georgia Southern


Georgia Southern University and U.S. Rep. John Barrow will be hosting a Veterans and Military Job Fair on Tuesday, August 20th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center. Any military service veterans, active duty military personnel, National Guard personnel, reserve component...

Southern Companions Hiring Certified Nursing Assistants


The Georgia Department of Labor is going to be helping Southern Companions, an adult caregiving service, recruit full-time, part-time and live-in certified nursing assistants. The job fair will be on Monday, August 26th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Athens Career Center located at 105 Evelyn C....

Georgia #2 for Job Growth in July


The U.S. Department of Labor has released job growth figures for July 2013 and Georgia is doing well. Nationwide employers added 162,000 jobs with most of the gains coming in the west and the south. According to a story from the Associated Press, Steve Cochrane, an economist at Moody’s Analytics,...

Columbia County #1 for Jobs


The financial news website Money.CNN.com has just released its annual report of the “Where the jobs are”. It is a list of the top 25th job growth counties in the United States. Two Georgia Counties are in the top 25 for 2013. The top county in the U.S. this year is Columbia County, where job growth...

A Look at Georgia’s Own - Sweetwater Brewery [VIDEO]


It is one of America’s fastest growing breweries and it is located in Atlanta, GA. Sweetwater Brewery has grown a legion of devoted fans who not only purchase their products but many make the trip to tour the newly expanded brewery. Recently the Georgia Works team had the wonderful opportunity to...

Career Fairs and Events for August 19-23


There are thirteen career fairs and events scheduled for Monday, August 19 through Thursday, August 22.  Please click on each event for more information. Monday, August 19 Revenue Management from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Cobb/Cherokee GDOL, Marietta Alorica from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the...

Gwinnett Tech Students Earn Perfect Score


Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia’s largest technical colleges, has announced that for their third year running, students in their Surgical Technology Program have achieved a 100-percent pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist exam- a test that assesses practical knowledge and...

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