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Bright Lights Means 50 New Jobs in Forsyth County


Bright Light Systems, Inc. is a national leader in the development of LED lighting. The company has announced a new headquarters to be located in north metro Atlanta. From its inception, designing lighting systems for the Space Shuttle program, Bright Lights has been a technology leader in a high-...

Atlanta Named "Top 10" Fastest Growing Cities for Tech Jobs


Fortune Magazine has released its list “Top 10” cities for growth in technology related jobs. Surprising to many is the number one ranked city, Detroit. Also in the top ranked cities are Boston, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Seattle, Philadelphia, and the Silicon Valley area. Below is a...

Athens Job Fair Announced


Goodwill Industries of North Georgia is hosting a Spring Job & Resource Fair in Athens. The event will feature a number of local employers including Epting Events, Georgia Pacific, Penmac and Perimeter Staffing. It is being held Wednesday March 27th from 10am to 1pm at the Goodwill Store and...

Comcast Looking to Fill 15 Jobs in Smyrna


Georgia’s largest cable provider is hiring again. Comcast has 15 openings for positions based out of the Smyrna, GA office. A High School diploma or GED is required. Most of the positions also require 2-5 years of experience. For more information or to apply, click HERE

Job Fair for Video Game Developers


Georgia has become a major player in the video game development world. A recent study by the Georgia Game Developers Association (GGDA) credits the industry with nearly 2,000 direct jobs and $1.6 billion of economic activity for Georgia. The GGDA is hosting a Spring College Fair and Portfolio show...

Georgia Adds Over 19,000 Jobs in February


The adjusted employment numbers have been relased by The Georgia Department of Labor. The jobless rate has fallen to the lowest point in four years at 8.6% unemployed. “The unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in more than four years, and I give the credit to Georgia employers who continue to...

Department of Juvenile Justice Announces Statewide Hiring


Georgia’s Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) is looking to hire teachers, correctional officers, and nurses in locations that spread across the state. The DJJ currently employs more than 4000 people in 28 sites. A series of 11 Job Fair events will be held during the month of April. Veterans Job...

Video Resumes - Good but Dangerous


Video resumes have become a widely-used tool to distinguish an applicant’s talents & experience from the heap of paper most employers face when filling a job. Yet, the use of this approach can backfire if not done properly. The professionals at ACareerJob.net have created a list of 5 mistakes...

Atlanta Chosen for New SpeedHIRE Service


ConsultNewtworx.com is a New Jersey-based consulting firm that has developed “SpeedHIRE” to help employers and potential employees maximize the time spent in the hiring process. Atlanta, along with Houston, Raleigh, and Washington DC, has been chosen as one of the “Hot” job markets where “SpeedHIRE...

Douglasville Job Fair Today


West Georgia Technical College along with the Georgia Department of Labor are hosting a job fair today in Douglasville, GA. The event is being held from 1pm-4pm at the Department of Labor office located at 4600 Timber Ridge Drive. Employers expected to attend include: A-Supreme Healthcare Service,...

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