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Georgia Urban Interstate Conditions - #1 in the U.S.


The Reason Foundation, a national public policy think-tank, has released their 20th annual report on U.S. road conditions and cost effectiveness rankings. The Reason study covers overall performance of state owned highway systems from 1984 to 2009. Reason used 11 criteria to judge each of the 50...

Georgia World Congress Center Makes the "Top 10”


It is almost four million square feet in size, making it one of the five largest convention centers in the nation. And now, the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) has been ranked as the 6th best in America by the business website  BusinessReviewUSA.com. According to their website, Business...

Prepping for the Interview


The career and job website, Careerealism.com, offers sound advice for those who are entering different stages of the job search. G.L. Hoffman, who also writes for Forbes.com and is a contributor with Careerealism.com, gives friendly reminders before you walk into your interview. 1. ResearchThe...

GCOI: Georgia's Job Machine


Business owners have an invaluable tool in Georgia: The Georgia Centers of Innovation (GCOI). The centers run by the Georgia Department of Economic Development help provide connections and expertise to businesses so they can thrive here in Georgia. Currently there are six centers offering industry...

Career Essential: Personal Branding


Noted author Michael Brown claims in his new book that personal branding is an absolute necessity in moving forward in a career or changing careers. I had chance to speak with Mr. Brown about branding and a host of ideas on how to improve your likelihood at career success. Listen to our latest...

Almost $30 an Hour with Thousands of Unfilled Jobs


Recent news reports have highlighted the dangerous shortage of nurses in Georgia and how the number of open nursing positions will continue to increase as baby boomers retire. For those looking to start a career in nursing, re-enter the nursing profession, or just looking for a career change,...

Atlanta Chosen for High Profile Military Recruiting Event


Atlanta-based Bradley-Morris Company has announced locations for upcoming ConferenceHire events. The company is the largest military-focused recruiting firm in the United States. Atlanta has been chosen as the location for July 29th and September 23rd events. Each Bradley-Morris recruiting event,...

The Hottest Job in America?


It may be the most demanded position in the U.S. economy. Experts with the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics predict 200,000 of these jobs will go unfilled every year between now and 2018. What is it? Supply chain management. A recent Businessweek.com story uncovers the global need for new...

Atlanta #9 for STEM Job Openings


Forbes.com has recently released their list of hottest cities for STEM jobs and Atlanta comes in at #9. Forbes teamed-up with job search website Indeed.com to create the list of 10 cities with the most currently available STEM related openings.These are jobs that require an education or training in...

Export/Import Highway in Georgia?


Regional Commission members in middle Georgia are asking the Department of Transportation to complete a study that would determine the feasibility of an export/import connector from Macon to Lagrange. The proposed highway would link Interstate 16, Interstate 75, and Interstate 85. Most importantly...

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