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A Surprising Number of Seniors are Returning to the Workforce

Baby Boomers – Returning to the Workforce

- Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 8:12am

The retirement wave that was supposed to hit as Baby Boomers entered their 60’s is not happening as planned. A surprising number of eligible retirees are either staying in the workforce or considering returning to it. A...

The new Norcorss Walmart Supercenter will Open in July

New Norcross Walmart Offering 200 Jobs

- Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 5:58am

The new Walmart in Norcross is set to open in July of this year. The 157,000 square foot store will employ up to 200 people. Applications are currently being accepted Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm and Saturday from 8am...

a 529 Plan May be the Best Way to Save for College

The Easiest College Savings Tool

- Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 5:00am

Wednesday was national “529” day. The idea for recognizing May 29th as "529" day is to raise awareness of the 529 Plan for college savings is offered in all 50 states. According to the investment firm Edward Jones, a...

The Golden Shovel Award Goes to Those States Excelling in Economic Development

Georgia Wins “Gold Shovel” Award

- Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 7:52pm

The website AreaDevelopment.com is a leading authority on economic development projects in the United States. Each year the organization recognizes the best states for economic development and awards them “Gold” or “...

Studio Arts is One of the Majors Not Expected to See Job or Salary Growth

Ten Lowest Earning College Degrees

- Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 8:26am

Undoubtedly a college degree will improve your earning potential. In fact, statistics show that college graduates earn 40% over a lifetime than workers without a degree. However, that does not mean all college diplomas...

Computer Programming Jobs Remain in High Demand

15 Programming Skills Employers Want Most

- Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 6:53am

More and more employers are requiring some programming skills for anyone interested in career associated with technology. The good people at ReadWrite.com have compiled a list of the 15 programming skills most desired...

Atlanta is Home to Thousands of Information Technology Jobs

Atlanta #6 in Battle for Information Jobs

- Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 6:38am

A Forbes.com ranking of the top cities in the U.S. for attracting “Information Technology” jobs has metro-Atlanta at #6 overall. With an employment growth of 4.8% in 2012 and a three-year growth near 9%, Atlanta ranks...

Nation's Top Golfing Facility Soon to Open in Alpharetta, GA

Top Golf – Coming to Georgia

- Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 6:03am

Alpharetta, GA will soon be home to one of America’s top “golfing venues”, Top Golf. According to Top Golf officials, TopGolf is the only entertainment center of its kind, offering competitive golfing games for all ages...

It's Free - A Tour of Georgia Made Products

Made in Georgia? Find Out!

- Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 5:44am

The first Georgia Manufacturing Expo is scheduled for June 8 at the Gwinnett Arena. The event is meant to showcase products made in Georgia. The man behind the idea to promote “Georgia Made” is Jason Moss. He believes...

Housing Prices are Rising Rapidly in Metro Atlanta

Atlanta Home Market – Bidding Wars!

- Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 4:35am

Prices in the Atlanta housing market jumped 19% from March 2012 to March 2013 according to a report from the S...

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