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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...

Podcast: Georgia's Next Growth Industry and It's Bigger than Movies


The U.S. video game industry took in an estimated $15 billion in 2012, significantly outpacing the $11 billion earned by the U.S. film industry. The most commercially successful video game of all-time, World of Warcraft, has grossed on over $10 billion. Compare that to the highest grossing movie of...

UrbanSitter.com – Coming to Atlanta


The newest tool in the centuries old job of babysitting is coming to Atlanta. UrbanSitter.com was founded in 2010 as a Facebook page. It connects parents with willing babysitters in urban settings. Currently the site offers services in 12 major U.S. cities including Boston, New York, Chicago, and...

Working Vacation? What to do and not do!


The summer travel season is in full swing and millions of Americans will soon embark on “working vacations”. Yes, with technology, the office is everywhere. Americans are becoming more accustomed to taking the job on the road, even if it is vacation. The good people at Careerealism.com have come up...

Georgia Manufacturer of the Year


Suwanee-based Prime Technological Services has been honored as Georgia Manufacturer of the Year. A manufacturer of highly complex printed circuit boards, Prime began operations in Gwinnett County in 1989. Since then, the company has moved twice doubling in size each time. Prime was also recently...

200 More Jobs for Atlanta Airport


Airport restaurant company, HBF, has announced a plan to hire up to 200 new employees for stores in the newly refurbished Concourse A at Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson Airport. These 200 positions are expected to be filled by the end of July. HBF operates restaurants in 30 of America’s largest airports...

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