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Georgia Leads in Women-Owned Businesses


In a recent business study by American Express OPEN, Georgia has the highest and fastest growth of women-owned businesses between 1997 and 2014, AJC journalist Christopher Seward reports. The top five states with the number of women-owned firms are Georgia (118%), Texas (98%), North Carolina (91...

Kroger Marketplace Creates 200+ Jobs


A new type of Kroger opens today in Savannah: Kroger Marketplace. The Kroger Marketplace on Mall Boulevard in Florence Square is the largest Kroger in the state at 100,000+ square feet. There are only 70 Kroger Marketplaces in the country, according to Savannahnow.com. In addition, the new $30...

Job Search Webinar


On occasion Georgia Works may highlight interesting articles from Careerealism.com. This website has useful, and free, career tips for job seekers ranging from interviewing, resume writing, networking and personal branding. Wednesday, April 2nd, Careerealism.com and host Michael Peggs is presenting...

Sweetwater Brewery Earns Top Ranks


Georgia's hometown favorite, Sweetwater Brewing Company, is making high rankings in the Brewers Association Top 50 Breweries Lists of 2013. The Brewers Association, the trade association representing small and independent American craft breweries, has released its annual list of the Top 50 Craft...

Ga Tech Students Win ACC Clean Energy Challenge


Congratulations goes out to four Georgia Tech students for winning the third annual ACC Clean Energy Challenge and a $100,000 grand prize. The ACC Clean Energy Challenge is a business plan competition encouraging students from all US southeastern universities to develop business plans for new clean...

Greater Hall County Job Fair on Wednesday, April 2nd


The Greater Hall County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a job fair on Wednesday, April 2nd from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Gainesville Civic Center located at 830 Green Street NE, Gainesville. Over 30 employers will be in attendance and even conducting on-site interviews. Please bring multiple...

Georgia's Largest Music Festival Underway & Tips To Planning Your Retirement! [AUDIO]


Georgia's largest annual music festival, held each year in Savannah, is underway. The Savannah Music Festival event is held over a 17-day period and features more than 100 concerts. Overall more than 100,000 people will attend the events, which creates lots of jobs and economic activity. This week...

Georgia BioScience Training Center Breaks Ground


The Georgia BioScience Training Center broke ground today in a ceremony featuring Governor Nathan Deal, Dept. of Economic Development Commissioner Chris Carr, Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson and Vice President and Program Executive of Baxter International Brien Johnson...

WellStar Paulding Hospital Brings 500 New Jobs


Wellstar is opening a new hospital in Paulding County and bringing 500 new jobs to the area. The new Wellstar Paulding Hospital is replacing the existing 55 year old hospital and will be providing new services along with technological advancements. "For more than 50 years, we have cared for our...

Career Fairs and Events for March 29th - April 4th


Please click on each event for more detailed information. Saturday, March 29th Steps for Job Search Success from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Ernest Battle Professional Development Building in Jackson Monday, March 31st Walmart Job Fair from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Walmart Recruitment Center in...

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

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