50 New Jobs for Butts County


Salad maker, Ready Pac, has announced it will expand operations in Jackson, GA by adding another 50 employees. The news comes on the heels of a 140 employee expansion this summer. Governor Nathan Deal said “Ready Pac’s decision to expand operations here for the second time illustrates how our...

Military Transition Program Now at Georgia Tech


The unemployment rate for veterans is currently at 13.9%, while the Georgia unemployment rate is at 8.4%. Georgia Tech, a Military Friendly School, is trying to help turn those numbers around with its new initiative. Georgia Tech Professional Education has created the Veterans Education Training...

Textile Manufacturer Coming to Georgia


An Indian textile manufacturer, Shrivallabh Pittie Group, is building its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Georgia creating 250 jobs and investing $70 million announced Gov. Nathan Deal. Their new plant will be in Screven County Industrial Park near Sylvania. The plant will manufacture a range...

Almost 40,000 Legal Jobs Open Nationwide


The most recent report from LawCrossing.com shows 39,892 jobs in the legal profession open across the United States. This figure includes 782 job openings in Atlanta. According to a report from LawCrossing.com a willingness to consider all opportunities is critical to finding a job. Harrison Barnes...

State Farm Continuing to Grow


Atlanta is the hub for State Farm’s Southern region and they have just purchased approximately 3.9 acres along the Atlanta Perimeter for its future campus, reports the Atlanta Business Chronicle. “State Farm is very excited to be adding jobs and bringing development to Atlanta as we expand our...

Career Fairs and Events for October 15-19


Please click on each event for more detailed information. Tuesday, October 15th Surge Staffing from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Clayton Regional Career Center, Jonesboro Global Protective Services from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the North Metro Career Center, Atlanta Newell Recycling, LLC from 9:30 AM to 2:...

American Legion Teams with State for Alpharetta Job Fair


American Legion Post 201 in Alpharetta, GA has announced it will host a Job Fair/Career Expo with the Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday October 24th. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at 201 Wills Road in Alpharetta. Companies and agencies expected to participate in the expo...

Fall=Seasonal Jobs [AUDIO]


Falling leaves, important football games, and beautiful weather - all part of Autumn in Georgia. Now you can add to this list, seasonal job opportunities. This week on Georgia Works Radio we talk to seasonal employers who hire during fall: Alan Grant  of Fear the Woods @ Yule Farm Janice Hale...

Forsyth Central Named Top STEM High School in Georgia


The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) has announced Forsyth Central High School as winner of the 2013 STEM Education award for the top high school program in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. 2013 marks the second year TAG has recognized top Georgia schools with the Georgia STEM...

Law Enforcement Job Fair Coming Soon!


The Law Enforcement Academy in Covington is hosting a law enforcement job fair.  It will be held on Monday, October 21st from 9am to 12 noon at Georgia Piedmont Technical College in Covington located at 8100 Bob Williams Parkway. The job fair is open to both students and the general public....

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

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