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Department of Corrections & Others Looking to Hire 800 Veterans


The Georgia Department of Corrections is holding a Job Fair for U.S. military veterans on April 17. The event will be held at the National Guard Armory in Glenville, GA from 10am to 2pm. "The Department was honored with hosting the first law enforcement military job fair with DJJ, GSP, DNR, PAP...

Carrollton-Based Southwire Named Large Manufacturer of the Year


Southwire Company is one of Georgia’s greatest success stories. Started 63 years ago in a small West Georgia town the company now has 15 manufacturing plants across the United States with five in Georgia. The company currently employs over 5500 people with almost 3000 employees in Georgia. The...

One of Georgia’s Largest Job Fairs Announced for April 19th


Congressman David Scott has announced his 10th annual Jobs Fair will be held April 19th at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park, GA. The event takes place from 10am to 3pm and is expected to draw almost 100 employers offering over 1600 jobs. The number of employers and job...

36 Manufacturing Jobs Headed to Jesup, GA


Long Island, NY based Art Stone Inc./The Competitor, a leading U.S. manufacturer of dance clothing and costumes, has announced it is moving a large portion of its manufacturing production from New York to Georgia. The company, started in the 1970’s, currently has about 100 employees at its plant in...

Johns Creek Advantage – 605 New Jobs in Five Years


A new nonprofit organization has formed in Johns Creek, GA for the sole purpose of bringing jobs to and keeping jobs in the north Fulton city. Chairman Craig McCoy believes that reaching a goal of 400 new jobs over the next five years will, through an economic multiplier effect, actually create an...

“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...

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