LEADing to a Brighter Future


Many a former athlete has talked about “giving back”; CJ Stewart is delivering. The former professional baseball player with the Chicago Cubs grew up in inner-city Atlanta. Like many of his friends, CJ faced the challenges associated with starting life in a public housing project. But he also had...

Primerica Opens New Global HQ in Duluth, GA


Governor Nathan Deal was on hand Friday to cut the ribbon on the new 365,000 square foot home of Primerica, Inc. The independent financial services marketing company is the largest of its kind in the United States. The new headquarters in Gwinnett County will house 1,600 employees and has room for...

Job Fairs Everywhere!


Fifteen Job Fair and Career Events will tkae place across Georgia from May 20-24   Monday, May 20 Budd Workforce Solutions 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Augusta Career Center, Grantville Tuesday, May 21 Global Protective Services 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM North Metro Career Center, Atlanta ABL Management 9:30...

Great Job! Oconee County Schools


North Oconee High and Oconee County High, have been recognized by the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development for organizing “Go Build Georgia” High School teams. According to a news release from the Governor’s Office, “Congratulations to Oconee County Schools for reaching 100 percent Go Build...

Best Sites for Summer Jobs


The Summer job season is upon us. Millions of teens are beginning the search for a temporary job before heading back to school in the Fall. A recent survey found that half of the hourly hiring managers will not be seeking summer employees this year. Meaning it will be tougher than ever to find that...

5 Better Investments than the $550 Million Lottery


The Powerball lottery has reached more than half a billion dollars for the Saturday night drawing. It is the currently third largest jackpot in American history and expected to surpass the record of $587.5 million before the numbers are picked Saturday night. Yet, even with the allure of hundreds...

Georgia Jobs: Where Are They Growing?


The good news Thursday, showing state unemployment falling to a 4-year low, also gives insight as to where Georgia’s economy is growing. According to state labor department numbers, 31,200 new jobs were created statewide in April. The leisure and hospitality sector led the way with 10,700 new jobs...

New Nuclear Power to Create Thousands of Georgia Jobs


Officials with the Nuclear Energy Institute believe increased nuclear power is creating thousands of immediate construction related jobs and will support tens of thousands long-term jobs in Georgia and South Carolina. According to the website Power Engineering, Nuclear Energy Institute CEO, Marvin...

Domino’s – Hiring 400 in Atlanta


One of the world’s largest pizza makers is expanding delivery service in metro Atlanta and hiring 400 new employees in the process. Domino’s pizza delivers more than 400 million pizzas each year in the U.S. The company has expanded operations to more than 60 nations. According to a report in the...

Georgia Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest Point Since 2008


Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 8.2% in April. This is down from 8.4% in March and down from 9.1% last April. Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner, Mark Butler, says many of the new jobs being createed are in construction and that we have reached construction job levels not seen...

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