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You Have Only 7 Seconds!


The average employer spends an average of only 7 seconds reviewing your resume. So, it better be good! Assistant Director of the Harvard Office of Career Services offers this helpful advice on how to write a resume and cover letter that will get you noticed – in 7 seconds!

Military/Veteran Transition Workshop – May 15


Telecommunications giant, Sprint, is hosting a one-day workshop to help current members of the military and veterans transition back to the private sector workforce. According to a company press release, Sprint has a made a major investment into helping U.S. military investments. Sprint has been...

Georgia Made – Like Chicken? Thank Geno Gasbarro of Columbus


He has 34 patents to his name and his picture with the famous Colonel Sanders hangs on the wall. His name is Geno Gasbarro and according to an expose in the Columbus Dispatch, his company is partly responsible for most of the chicken we eat. Prime Equipment Corp., which employs about 80, is the...

3 Georgia Companies Make “100 Best to Work For”


The 2013 list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” has been released by Fortune magazine. The list includes 3 companies headquartered in Georgia. According to the report, Alston & Bird LLP, law firm at No. 23, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at No. 46, and Aflac Inc. came at No. 84. Founded in...

Hiring Flash - ALDI of Woodstock Hiring Today


Discount Supermarket - ALDI - is holding a hiring event today at their store in Woodstock. The event is from 4pm to 8pm at the location on Highway 92 @ West Village Drive - 4 miles east of 575. The company is looking to fill both full-time and part-time positions.

“Revolution” Returning to Atlanta?


The hit television drama, Revolution, filmed its initial pilot in Atlanta, GA including some memorable scenes in the State Capitol. The show, which will soon begin filming season two, is looking to possibly return to Georgia. Last season, following the pilot, remaining shows were filmed in...

16 Georgia Companies Make Fortune 500 List


The Home Depot ranked #34 worldwide, #1 in Georgia, with almost $75 billion in revenues for 2012. Fortune.com annually ranks the top 500 companies in the world based on annual revenue. This year, for the first time, 16 Georgia-based companies made the list, including four companies in the top 100....

College Education is Becoming Free & Online


Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are changing college education forever. The world’s most prestigious colleges and universities are now offering free online courses. Coursera.org and EdX.org feature more than 70 participating schools between them including Harvard, University of Michigan, MIT,...

Lighting Developer to Add 25 Jobs in Norcross


Norcross, GA-based Hera Lighting designs, develops and manufactures high-quality lighting solutions specifically for cabinets, furniture and displays. The company has announced it will add some 60% new space to its existing facilities in Gwinnett County. The additions will allow the hiring of 25...

Celebrate 529 Day & Support College Education Investment


The state of Georgia is joining a national effort to promote college savings accounts by support the national “529” day on May 29th. According to a news release from SavingForCollege.com, in honor of National College Savings Day taking place on May 29, 2013, Savingforcollege.com is helping to...

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