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“Invest in Our Vets” Announced for May 3rd


The Greater Atlanta Veteran Hiring Expo has been announced by the Scott Rigsby Foundation. The event is scheduled from noon to 5PM for May 3rd and is part of the fourth annual Alliance Ride in support of our military heroes. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Alpharetta, GA is the location. Employers...

2013 Job Fair - 60 Employers to Attend


Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro, GA is the site for 2013 Career Fair. The event being held Wednesday, April 17 from 9AM to 12:30PM More than 60 employers are expected to attend. The Coastal Workforce Investment Board and the Georgia Department of Labor are helping host the event.

Micro-Gig – A New Way to Work


The always changing job market now allows individuals to hire themselves. Yes, it is true. You can now review a list of “tasks” that pay a specified amount and choose the one best for you. A report at Atlantic.com highlights a new job marketplace offered by companies that pay you by the completion...

Work @ Home: 10 Companies Hiring ONLY Home-Based Employees


The trend of teleworking has expanded to employees who work full-time out of the home. Advancements in technology along with the realization that teleworking can improve efficiency for certain jobs, has led this change. Careerbuilder.com has identified 10 companies that hire exclusively at home...

Nordic Cold Storage to Expand and Add Jobs in Savannah


Atlanta-based Nordic Cold Storage has announced it will double the size of its operation at the port in Savannah. The current $30 million facility has over 200,000 square-feet of convertible temperature-controlled storage space and employs around 100 people. The hope is to employ 150 following...

Biota Pharmaceuticals to Make Alpharetta, GA Its New Home


Rockville, MD-based Biota Pharmaceuticals has announced it is closing the corporate headquarters and moving them to Alpharetta, GA. According to a company press release, Biota Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of anti-infective products to...

Expansion Update – Georgia Companies on the Move


Suwanee-based simpleFLOORS inc. has hired a new Chief Operating Officer and announced plans for expansion across the U.S. and Canada. New COO Julio Berea says, “We believe that simpleFLOORS is poised to become one of the leading retailers of flooring products in the United States. Our goal is to...

Web Tech Firm – Search Discovery – to Double Workforce in Atlanta


Atlanta-based Search Discovery has announced plans to relocate the company headquarters and more than double the current workforce, according to a report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The internet technology company has seen record growth recently and will move into a new 10,000 square foot...

Bio-Science Training Center in Covington Moving Forward


The State of Georgia is in the process of purchasing a 6.7 acre tract of land in Stanton Springs, near Covington, GA, to construct a 48,000 square foot bio-science training center. The facility is part of the new bio-sciences industry expanding in Georgia with the Baxter Pharmaceuticals...

More Tires – More Jobs; Coming to Georgia?


Hankook Tire Company is considering Georgia as a location for a manufacturing plant in the U.S. It would be the company’s first U.S. plant. According to a report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, the South Korean-based Hankook is working with the Georgia Department of Economic Development to...

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