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Georgia's Hot Spots for Jobs


With almost a half million new jobs projected in the next 10 years, according to the Georgia Department of Labor, Georgia is a hot spot for job seekers. Nerdwallet.com narrows down the best places for job seekers. Items of consideration was the growth of the city, median household income and...

Jekyll Island Beach Village Underway


The Jekyll Island Beach Village is beginning construction and should be completed by next summer. The Jekyll Island Authority is revitalizing the island with several new projects, with the Beach Project being the final piece. The Westin Jekyll Island hotel is currently under construction, and the...

Soccer Program Helping Teens Grow Their Resume


Thirty at-risk teenagers who have participated in and graduated from the “Soccer in the Streets” program will be volunteering at the North American Soccer League 2013 Championship Game here in Atlanta on Saturday, November 9th. Soccer in the Streets is an Atlanta area program helping at-risk teens...

Upcoming Holiday Season Means Thousands of Jobs Now [AUDIO]


The upcoming holiday shopping season means seasonal jobs across the economy, especially in the retail sector. Macy’s is one of the world’s largest retailers and according to AOLJobs.com one of the top 10 employers in the U.S. with available jobs right now. This week on Georgia Works Radio we talk...

Career Fairs and Events for October 28th-31st


Please click on each event for more detailed information. Monday, October 28th Sales Force Juggenernaut from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Covington Career Center, Covington Tuesday, October 29th Caterpillar Workshop from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Athens Career Center, Athens Showcase Catoosa from...

TAG Opens New Athens Chapter


The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Athens chapter will be hosting its inaugural event on Wednesday, November 6th at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Learning Development at UGA. The UGA Dean of Engineering, Dr. Donald Leo, will be the key note speaker for the event. Athens is the...

AirWatch to Add 400 More Jobs in Georgia


Atlanta-based technology leader, AirWatch, is expected to continue expansion of the company workforce with the addition of 400 new employees in Georgia, according to a report from the Atlanta Business Chronicle. AirWatch is one of the fastest growing mobile software companies and is the world’s...

Auditions & Extras


Georgia has become a hotspot for the film and television industry. The film and television industry provided more than 25,000 jobs and generated almost $3.1 billion dollars in 2012 for Georgia, according to the Georgia Department of Economic Development. There are a couple opportunities presently...

Recruitment Fair for Johnson Controls


Johnson Controls has 85 job openings needing to be filled at their West Point location.  Johnson Controls assembles automotive seats and doors for KIA.  They will be hiring material handlers as well as door and seat assemblers.  With the help of the Georgia Department of Labor’s...

Southwire to Hire 375


Southwire, the nation’s largest wire and cable producer, is expanding its facilities and will be creating nearly 375 jobs over the next four years investing $95 million. They are headquartered in Carroll County. They have purchased a 144,000 square-foot facility in Villa Rica and currently have a...

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