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Georgia Ranks 14th for Creating Manufacturing Jobs


The National Association of Manufacturers has released a report showing Georgia ranks 14th in the nation for growth in manufacturing jobs between December of 2009 and March of 2013. During the 39-month period Georgia created an estimated 11,500 new manufacturing jobs. Overall Michigan ranked number...

Atlanta - America's 4th Smartest City


Real estate website Movoto.com has released its annual list of “America’s Smartest Cities”. Atlanta ranks #4. The ranking takes into account the 100 largest cities in the U.S. based on population. Six criteria were considered to determine the “smartest” cities. Universities and colleges per person...

Two Years to a New Career


A new career calls for a new 4-year degree, right? Not exactly. There are a number of two-year degrees that can help jumpstart your career or launch you in a new direction. Author Diana Bocco with Curiosity.com and HowStuffWorks.com has developed a list of six 2-year degrees that can give you a new...

Top 10 Jobs Employers Want to Fill


Finding the right job is often a product of the law of supply & demand. Seeking employment where the demand is high, and getting higher, can help you land a job and be promoted. So what are the jobs employers want to fill most? The good people at ehow.com have created a list of the 10 “Most...

According to Students UGA #3


Top graduate school website, GraduatePrograms.com, has released findings of a survey that included 1,200 recent graduate students. Psychology graduate students were asked to rate their graduate school experiences among 15 ranking categories that cover a variety of student topics, such as academic...

Tech Analyst Cheers AT&T Decision to Locate Newest Foundry in Atlanta


Technology Industry Analyst, Jeff Kagan, says the new Atlanta Foundry Center created by AT&T will be a catalyst for jobs and innovation. “The process of new ideas becoming real products and apps has really sped up over the last few years. Companies like AT&T were always overwhelmed with so...

Golden Arches Bringing 75 Jobs to Midland, GA


The world’s largest restaurant chain will soon open its newest store in Midland, GA just outside Columbus. McDonald’s will be located on Flat Rock Road and is expected to open in August with 75 new employees. Store officials will team up with the Goodwill Career Center to help fill the new jobs....

Sealift Command Job Fair - Wednesday


The Georgia Department of Labor has announced it will host a job fair to fill jobs with the Military Sealift Command (MSC). The MSC maintains a fleet of 110 civilian operated ships that transport equipment and supplies to U.S. military worldwide. The hiring event in Atlanta is being held Wednesday...

Delta Airlines Buys 49% of Virgin Airlines


The world’s largest airline, Atlanta-based Delta, announced it has purchased a 49% stake in Richard Branson’s Virgin Airlines. Virgin is the United Kingdom’s second largest airline. The partnership is expected to give Delta even greater access to Europe. According to a report at USAToday.com, the...

300 Jobs for Cherokee County


Dutch vehicle roof manufacturer, Inalfa Roof Systems, has announced it will build a $17 million plant in Cherokee County. The manufacturing plant which supplies major automobile companies like Kia, Ford, GM, BMW, Hyundai, Chrysler, and Volvo is expected to create 300 jobs. Inalfa is the world’s...

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