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Georgia Consistently Ranks in the Top 10 States for Doing Business

Georgia Ranked #3 for Business Competitiveness

- Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 4:05am

Site Selection magazine has released the annual rankings of states based on business competitiveness. Texas takes the top spot this year followed closely by Indiana and Georgia. 1. Texas 2. Indiana 3. Georgia 4....

Atlanta-based SPANX is Growing Again

SPANX - Expanding & Hiring

- Monday, May 6, 2013 - 8:36pm

The famous women’s bodyshaping undergarment company, SPANX, is growing fast and is eyeing an Atlanta expansion. According to a report from the Atlanta Business Chronicle, SPANX will build an Atlanta flagship store....

Home Depot Continues to Hire in Atlanta

Home Depot Expanding Hiring in Metro Atlanta

- Monday, May 6, 2013 - 11:24am

The new Home Depot call center in Kennesaw, GA planned to hire 700 people by 2015. According to company officials and a report in the Marietta Daily Journal, the process is well ahead of schedule. "When we opened the...

Goodwill Week is May 6-11

Goodwill Week Features 4 Days of Free Job Help

- Monday, May 6, 2013 - 4:33am

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, "This year, we plan to strengthen the...

Job Fair Events for May 6-11 All Across Georgia

18 Job Fair Events Coming Soon

- Friday, May 3, 2013 - 9:08am

Eighteen Job...

The Dakalb County Jobs Bus Continues to Offer Assitance to Job Seekers

Dekalb "Jobs Bus" Rolls On

- Friday, May 3, 2013 - 8:45am

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...

Cater's Childrens Clothing is Expanding Its Atlanta Headquarters

Carter’s Childrens Clothing Company Expanding Jobs in Atlanta

- Friday, May 3, 2013 - 7:46am

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...

College Graduates Have More Reason to Celebrate

More Cash for College Grads

- Friday, May 3, 2013 - 6:19am

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...

Sports Bars are a Common Site in Atlanta

#8 "Most Exciting" City – Atlanta

- Friday, May 3, 2013 - 4:07am

The real estate website,, 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...

The University of Georgia Routinely Ranks as One of America's Top Schools for Economic Development

UGA to Open Economic Development Office in Atlanta

- Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 1:00pm

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...


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