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Savannah Airport Expansion: 1700 Jobs & Counting


Expansion at the Savannah/Hilton Head Airport is complete. A previously projected 1000 new jobs has actually been 1700 according to Gulfstream, the airport’s largest tenant. And, more jobs are expected. According to CoastalSource.com, Three years ago, Gulfstream promised at least a thousand jobs...

Top Tech Investors: Who to Follow


Following the right investors on Twitter can prove quite rewarding. The good people at PeekAnalytics.com have created the Pull Quotient metric to determine who are the most influential tech investors, "Influence, for the purposes of this calculation, is gauged by how well connected someone’s...

U.S. Largest Urban Whitewater Course Opens in Columbus


A new whitewater rafting course through the City of Columbus is expeted to bring $42 million annually in tourism dollars and create 700 jobs in the west Georgia city. The 2.5 mile whitewater rafting project has finally opened after the removal of two dams and 13 years of construction. The course...

Startup Business: Outsource These 3 Jobs


According to the 2012 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) U.S. Report entrepreneurial activity increased to nearly 13%, an all-time high since GEM first began tracking entrepreneurship rates in 1999. So with hundreds of thousands of Americans involved with startup businesses what are the three...

125 New Jobs for Gwinnett


National DCP, the sourcing, purchasing, and distribution partner for Dunkin Donuts, has announced a new corporate office in Duluth, GA. The company, headquartered in Bellingham, MA is expected to fill 125 full-time positions at the new location. According to a release from the Gwinnett Chamber of...

Georgia Job Fair Events June 3-7


Here is the list of Job Fair & Career Expo events for June 3-7. Make sure to click on the name of each event for more information. Monday June 3 CarMax AutoFinance 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM Cobb/Cherokee GDOL, Marietta Labor Finders 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Georgia Department of Labor - Gainesville,...

Hottest Companies in Georgia


Lead411 has announced their 4th annual list of the “Hottest Companies in Georgia” According to the company website, Lead411 provides information, news, and research about U.S. companies and their executives. Founded in 2001, its goal has been to focus on quality corporate data that is valid and...

Four Best Places to Search Online for Jobs


The job hunting season for college graduates is in full swing. P.C. magazine has recently released their top job hunting tips for new graduates. Included in the overall list are the four top places to search online when looking for a new career. 1. General Job Websites – PC Mag Top 10 a. Indeed.com...

Best City for College Grads: Atlanta


About.com has released its list of “Best Cities for College Grads”. Atlanta joins Boston, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, Seattle, and St. Louis as the best places to find a job after graduation. The rankings take into consideration the number of major retailers headquartered in each city....

Major Homebuilder Moving HQ to Atlanta


Bloomfield Hills, MI-based PulteGroup is moving its national headquarters to Atlanta. The Pulte board of directors voted Thursday to leave Michigan and is seeking office space in Atlanta to house an estimated 300 employees. According to a report in the Detroit Free Press, PulteGroup is one of the...

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