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Four Georgia Cities Ranked Among the Best for Business


Forbes magazine has released its 15th annual ranking of the best cities to do business. The rankings are determined using twelve criteria, including current and projected job growth, the cost to do business and to live, the last five years of income growth, education level of the workforce and...

Metro Atlanta is Booming with Construction


There is much data recently showing that the construction industry is on the mend and thriving in our country, and the great state of Georgia. Metro Atlanta has shown some of the highest levels of job growth within the construction industry from June 2012 - June 2013 as reported by the Associated...

Cordele, GA Plant – Back in Business Again


The Southeast Frozen Foods plant opened in Cordele, GA back in 1979; for over 25 years it was a source of good jobs in the South Georgia town. Eight years ago the plant closed its doors for what most people thought was the final time. Good news, Southeast Frozen Foods is open for business again and...

Labor Department and Engineered Floors Team-Up to Fill Jobs


Calhoun-based Engineered Floors is looking to fill immediate job openings for positions in Whitfield County. Available jobs include twister, extrusion, heatset and lift truck operators. The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will assist Engineered Floors with a Job Fair on August 15th from 9am to...

GE Expanding in LaFayette


GE has announced an $88 million expansion at its LaFayette plant. The Roper Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE, GE Profile, and Monogram cooking appliances, the TimesFreePress.com reported today. The Roper Corp. plant expansion will have a ribbon cutting on Friday with Governor Nathan...

New Insurance HQ & 55 Jobs Headed to Gwinnett


Gwinnett County is soon to be the home of Berkley Southeast Insurance Group, a Berkley Company. Their headquarters will be located off of Sugarloaf Parkway on N. Brown Road. They anticipate creating 55 new jobs, according to Areadevelopment.com. “Berkley Southeast Insurance Group’s location in...

TAG Mobility Career Fair


The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is hosting a Young Professionals and TAG Mobility Career Fair on Wednesday, August 14th at AT&T Midtown 2. This is an opportunity to meet and network with local employers that are looking for mobility talent. The career fair will begin at 2pm and...

7 Mistakes to Avoid in the Job Hunt


Finding a job isn’t always easy, but there are helpful hints that can make the job hunt easier and help you to avoid mistakes along the way. Jessica Holbrook Hernandez, the CEO of Great Resumes Fast, is a contributing writer for Careerealism.com and also is an expert resume writer, career and...

FREE Online SAT Prep This Wednesday


C2 Education is hosting their final online SAT strategy session for the summer on Wednesday, August 7th at 8 pm. The webinar will teach participants strategies for the math, reading and writing sections of the SAT. There will also be admission experts available to answer questions throughout the...

Food Network Restaurant Coming to ATL


For all you travelers out there, Food Network Kitchen is opening a new restaurant at the Atlanta Airport. Food Network Kitchen will be opening in Concourse D by the end of 2013, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle. A menu has not yet been released, however, Food Network states they have...

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