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Goodwill Week Features 4 Days of Free Job Help


The Newnan Goodwill Career Center celebrates “Goodwill Week”, May 6-11, with a series of events all aimed at helping people find jobs. According to a story at the Tmes-Herald.com, "This year, we plan to strengthen the community by providing a convenient, free opportunity for employment exploration...

18 Job Fair Events Coming Soon


Eighteen Job & Career Fair Events will be held in Georgia from May 6 to May 11. Click on each event to learn more. Monday, May 6 CarMax Auto Finance 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM Cobb/Cherokee GDOL, Marietta KELLY SERVICES 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM GWINNETT CAREER CENTER, Norcross Tuesday, May 7 Expert...

Dekalb "Jobs Bus" Rolls On


The Dekalb County libraries host a Mobile Career Center (also called the "Jobs Bus"). The Job Bus includes 13 computer stations and high-speed satellite Internet connection. The Center will provide residents with essential services, including job search assistance, resume writing, and interviewing...

Carter’s Childrens Clothing Company Expanding Jobs in Atlanta


One of the largest and most recognized marketers of baby and young children’s apparel is once again bringing more jobs to Atlanta. Carter’s has announced it will be relocating the Shelton, CT, office to the company's headquarters in Atlanta, according to John Anglace, president of the city’s Board...

More Cash for College Grads


According to an April 2013 salary survey released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the average starting salary for new college graduates earning bachelor’s degrees has increased 5.3 percent over last year. The survey found that the average starting salary for new college...

#8 "Most Exciting" City – Atlanta


The real estate website, Movoto.com, has released its list of the 10 “Most Exciting” cities in the United States. Coming in at #8 is Atlanta, GA. The formula to determine what American city was the most exciting included a list of 10 criteria: Park acreage per person Percent of population between...

UGA to Open Economic Development Office in Atlanta


The University of Georgia, incoming President Jere Morehead, has announced plans to open an economic development office in Atlanta. UGA consistently ranks as one of the top universities in the U.S. for moving research discoveries into the private sector marketplace. Opening an Atlanta-based office...

200 IT Jobs for Atlanta


Atlanta has attracted another IT company to its growing resume of Health Technology companies. PointClear Solutions will be relocating its corporate headquarters to Metro Atlanta and Dunwoody creating 100 to 200 new jobs. PointClear Solutions provides software technology and applications for...

Savannah Convention Business is Booming


Savannah has been ranked as one of the "Top 10" cities in America to visit by USA Weekend Magazine, and the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center is hosting record numbers of events and trade shows in 2013. The facility anticipates having the largest number of booked hotel rooms this...

Update - $500 Million Investment & 2,400 Jobs


Calhoun, GA-based Engineered Floors will invest $500 million in the creation of two new manufacturing facilities. The investment is expected to create 2,400 total jobs. According to a release from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, "The story of Engineered Floors is the story of a...

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