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Georgia Tourism is Booming & Makes Up 10.2% of all Jobs!


Georgia tourism is BOOMING! According to the U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics, our visitor impact is up 18% than in its pre-recession level in 2007. In 2013 alone, tourism spending generated $2.8 billion in revenue and in addition, saved every Georgia househld a savings of $770 in...

The Top Hiring Companies In Atlanta!


Forbes ranks the top hiring companies in 15 big cities and Atlanta made the list! Do you work at one of these companies? If not, they are hiring today!    Atlanta, Ga. 1. Home Depot: 1,180 job openings 2. WellStar Health System: 1,013 job openings 3. Northside Hospital: 759 job openings...

Low-Stress, High-Paying Jobs!


You would think I was kidding if I told you that you can actually have a high-paying job with little stress wouldn't you? Well, Im here to tell you that your dream has become a reality! According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, stress at the workplace can cause...

Where to Find High-Growth and High-Paying Jobs!


In todays world, finding a career you enjoy and also pays well seems to be harder and harder to find, right? The U.S. Department of Labor has put together a variety of careers that pay $30 an hour and up! These careers are also projected to add at least 60,000 jobs between 2012-2022! See more here!

Smart Career Moves for Middle-Aged Workers


Been at the same job for 30 years? Burnt out and want to try something different? Your past experience could help you in one of the few smart careers for middle aged works. If you are middle-aged and are looking for a new beginning, there are many jobs where your previous experience is an...

Avoid Becoming Mal-Employed


If you have more education than what your job requires, you may be "mal-employed" also known as "under-employed'. According to a CNN Money article, with calculations by Andrew Sum, director of the Center for Labor Market studies at Northeastern University, as of May 2013, the mal-employment rate...

Six Flexible Degrees You Can Pursue After Work!


You work a full time job, you balance your home and social life but, you are wondering how and when you can find time to pursue a degree outside of your current job? There are number of online degrees you can earn outside of your 9-5 job. Lyn O'Brien, career expert and co-owner of Your Hidden...

The CDC Launches New FREE Program in Atlanta!


According to a national survey conducted by CareerBuilder.com, 37% of workers in South say they've put on weight at their current job. So, what is the solution that could not only make your employees healthy, more productive and decrease healthcare costs? The Centers for Disease Control and...

7 Habits of Successful Salespeople!


Whether you realize it or not, we are all sales people. Everyday in business we are selling products, ideas and services. The biggest part of being a successful salesperson? Being able to influence others, seems simple right? You sell your idea/product/plan/other, you influence the client/customer...

If you dislike face-to-face interaction, here are the jobs for you!


With all of our social media and technology devices we use for communication and interaction, more and more, people are starting to dislike face-to-face interaction. If you are one of those people, what type of career should you be looking for?    Tina Gilbertson, a Portland, Oregon-based...

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