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Georgia Built Vehicles Leading the Way for KIA


KIA Motors Manufacturing Georgia continues to lead the way for one of the world’s fastest growing automobile manufacturers. February 2013 vehicle sales figures show the KIA Optima and KIA Sorento as the leading units for KIA Motors with over 20,000 units sold during the month. KIA also announced...

Top 10 Job Opportunities of the Week


There’s a list for almost everything these days, so how about a “Jobs Top 10”? AOL Jobs has created a weekly listing of the top hiring companies in the United States. Together, these companies are hiring thousands of new employees right now. So, for the week ending March 2nd who tops the list?...

Software Leads "Hot" Job Sectors for 2013


What are the hottest job categories for 2013? According to JobAware, the number one rated job search App, Software jobs top the field followed by healthcare and retail. Forbes.com agrees that Software related jobs are hot for 2013 followed by accounting and marketing. Experts chosen by Yahoo.com...

Telephone vs Formal Interiews - Know the Difference


How should you treat a telephone interview compared to a formal “face to face” interview? Secrets to acing the telephone interview are easier than you might think. And, what is the most important thing to do during an interview? Here are some helpful tips on the differences between interviews and...

Department of Labor Job Recruiting Event March 4 & 5


The Georgia Department of Labor will host Job recruiting events March 4th from 9:30am to 11:30am for Carmax and March 5th from 10:00am to Noon for Allied Barton Security. The events will be held at the Cobb/Cherokee Career Center. It is located at 465 Big Shanty Road in Marietta. Carmax is seeking...

Atlanta Scores Another Technology HQ


San Diego based Digirad Corporation has announced moving its corporate headquarters to Atlanta. The medical imaging company cited the lower cost of doing business in Georgia as one of the reasons for the relocation. Digirad specializes in digital imaging systems used in medical services. It is one...

Now Here's an Idea! Chocolate Bar Resume


Getting your resume noticed is one of the first steps towards opening the door to a new career. One enterprising young man decided to use the magic of chocolate to help his chances. Nick Begley, creator of the chocolate bar resume, says he spent $30 to create this "one-of-a-kind" resume enhancement...

700 Health IT Jobs Coming to Midtown Atlanta


Boston based Athenahealth has announced a major expansion into midtown Atlanta. Athenahealth specializes in “cloud-based” health services working with almost 40,000 healthcare providers worldwide. The new midtown Atlanta location at Ponce City Market is expected to employ up to 700 people. Most of...

Up to 100 Teachers & Faculty Needed in Richmond County


The Richmond County Board of Education says it is looking to hire up to as many as 100 new teachers and faculty. School officials say recent retirements by more than four dozen teachers and administrators have created a number of new openings. The average starting salary for a teacher in Georgia is...

Entrepreneurs Wanted! Startup Georgia is Up & Running


Have you ever wanted to start your own business but didn’t know where to turn for expert advice? Now there’s an answer. Startup Georgia has launched a new statewide effort to engage aspiring entrepreneurs. The organization is part of Startup America, which seeks to match successful entrepreneurs...

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