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Department of Juvenile Justice Announces Statewide Hiring


Georgia’s Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) is looking to hire teachers, correctional officers, and nurses in locations that spread across the state. The DJJ currently employs more than 4000 people in 28 sites. A series of 11 Job Fair events will be held during the month of April. Veterans Job...

Video Resumes - Good but Dangerous


Video resumes have become a widely-used tool to distinguish an applicant’s talents & experience from the heap of paper most employers face when filling a job. Yet, the use of this approach can backfire if not done properly. The professionals at ACareerJob.net have created a list of 5 mistakes...

Atlanta Chosen for New SpeedHIRE Service


ConsultNewtworx.com is a New Jersey-based consulting firm that has developed “SpeedHIRE” to help employers and potential employees maximize the time spent in the hiring process. Atlanta, along with Houston, Raleigh, and Washington DC, has been chosen as one of the “Hot” job markets where “SpeedHIRE...

Douglasville Job Fair Today


West Georgia Technical College along with the Georgia Department of Labor are hosting a job fair today in Douglasville, GA. The event is being held from 1pm-4pm at the Department of Labor office located at 4600 Timber Ridge Drive. Employers expected to attend include: A-Supreme Healthcare Service,...

104 Jobs for Dalton & 300 Statewide


Boyd Property Preservation LLC has announced a major business expansion. The company, headquartered in Dalton, GA, maintains bank-owned property throughout the southeast United States. The planned expansion is expected to men 104 jobs in the Dalton area and more than 300 statewide. The positions...

Moultrie Job Fair to Feature 50 Employers


The 2013 Community Career Resource Fair in Moultrie will be held from 9am to noon on Thursday, March 21. Organizers expect 50 local businesses to attend the event at Moultrie Technical College's (MTC) Veterans Parkway Campus Conference Center. The job fair hosted by Moultrie Tech and the Georgia...

Major New Movie Studio Near Savannah to Create 1,200 Jobs


Medient Studios has announced plans to build a new $90 million movie studio in Effingham County near Savannah, GA. The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding with the studio on Tuesday. The project is expected to create more than 1,200...

New Study Claims Facebook Key to Finding a Job


Researchers Moira Burke and Robert Kraut recently conducted a study that included responses from 3,000 participants and Facebook data from nearly 250,000 users. Their conclusion; Facebook usage increases your chance of finding a job. The theory is that interaction with close friends will actually...

State Agencies Look to Hire 800 Veterans


The state of Georgia is hiring U.S. Military Veterans looking for a new career. The Georgia Department of Corrections along with the Georgia Department of Defense and National Guard, Department of Juvenile Justice, Department of Public Safety, Department of Natural Resources, and the Board of...

Pandora Expanding in Atlanta


The Atlanta Business Chronicle is reporting that Pandora is expanding its operations in Atlanta. The internet radio giant will be leasing 3,000 square feet of office space in Atlantic Station. While no specific hiring numbers are available, Pandora will be expanding its sales force in Atlanta as...

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