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“Homeshoring” A New Trend in Employment


Most everyone understands “offshoring”. Many have heard about “Onshoring” or “Reshoring”, in fact, we had a post on this recently. Now comes the idea of “Homeshoring”. "Homeshoring" is essentially a combination of “Onshoring” and “telecommuting”. For now, much of the “Homeshoring” jobs are centered...

Atlanta-Based “Thrive Farmers” Changing Worldwide Coffee Industry


The following “Good News” Story is from Thrive Farmers Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 An Atlanta-based coffee company is changing the way people enjoy their morning cup of coffee. Thrive Farmers has launched a groundbreaking farmer-direct revenue sharing model that allows farmers to participate...

Large Development Moving Forward in Sandy Springs


The Atlanta Regional Commission has approved the development of a mixed-use facility in Sandy Springs, GA that includes millions of square feet of office, hotel, and residential living space. The $500 million development is to be constructed on 14 acres near Georgia 400 just north of I-285 by Hines...

A Career in Defense Technology? Here’s Your Chance


Georgia Tech is now offering first-ever training in “Principle of Modern Radar”. Contractors for national defense applications, along with the military, are currently looking to hire professionals with skills in radar technology. Georgia Tech Professional Education has responded to this industry...

$70 million – Economic Impact of Final Four on Atlanta


The NCAA men’s Final Four is being hosted this weekend by Georgia Tech at the Georgia Dome. The Division II and Division III Basketball Championships will be played at Philips Arena. Centennial Olympic Park will play host to an outdoor concert series featuring the Zac Brown Band, Sting and the Dave...

Education Opportunity: Music Business & Digital Journalism Degrees


SAE Institute has announced the creation of two degree programs for their Atlanta campus; Associate of Science degree in Music Business and Digital Journalism. “We’re thrilled to offer degrees in our Music Business Program and Digital Journalism Program for students in Atlanta,” says Josh Grau,...

Manufacturing in Georgia is Strong


March manufacturing in Georgia continued to show strength in both future growth and employment. The measure used to determine the current status of manufacturing is the Georgia Purchasing Manager’s Index. Last month this indicator rose 6.6 points to 61.8. Any number above 50 indicates a growing...

Gwinnett County Looking to Fill More than 100 Open Jobs


Gwinnett County Government is hiring. Currently the county has over 100 open positions advertised that need to be filled. These jobs range from 911 officers to IT architects to Art Camp Director to Attorney to Water Treatment Specialists. Requirements and compensation vary considerably for each...

More than 40 Employers to Host Duluth Job Fair Wednesday


The Georgia Department of Labor and Gwinnett Career Center are hosting a “Veterans” Job Fair Wednesday April 3. The event is being held from 9am to noon at the Aviation Institute of Maintenance, 2025 Satellite Point, Duluth GA 30096 Attendance is free and while Veterans will receive special...

First Watch to Hire 50 in Alpharetta & Dunwoody


The Atlanta Business Chronicle is reporting that First Watch Restaurants, which acquired J. Christopher locations in Johns Creek & Smyrna, are set to open two new restaurant locations in metro Atlanta. The Breakfast/Lunch eatery, known for its’ health conscious menu, continues expansion in...

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