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Atlanta #9 for STEM Job Openings


Forbes.com has recently released their list of hottest cities for STEM jobs and Atlanta comes in at #9. Forbes teamed-up with job search website Indeed.com to create the list of 10 cities with the most currently available STEM related openings.These are jobs that require an education or training in...

Export/Import Highway in Georgia?


Regional Commission members in middle Georgia are asking the Department of Transportation to complete a study that would determine the feasibility of an export/import connector from Macon to Lagrange. The proposed highway would link Interstate 16, Interstate 75, and Interstate 85. Most importantly...

Governor Deal Ranks 7th


Creating jobs; every Governor promises, only some deliver. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal can be happy with a new report that shows he ranks 7th in the nation for creating jobs. An “On Numbers” study by the Business Journals shows that Governor Deal has created an annual private sector job growth...

Pinewood Studios Creating New Jobs


Pinewood Studios, one of the most successful movie production companies in the world, is not only moving to Fayette County, but sees the need for local college and career training to fill an unemployment gap. Planning to open in January, Pinewood will ramp up its education and training programs...

Huddle House to Open 135 New Locations


Atlanta-based Huddle House Restaurants is often seen as a smaller version of Waffle House. The 24-hour diner has announced plans to become much bigger. A 135 store expansion is planned for the next five years across the southeastern U.S. Huddle House currently has 400 locations in 21 states....

Georgia’s 3rd Largest University Unveils New Payment Plan


Kennesaw State University is moving to a distinctly different method of paying for college. The University has announced students will no longer need to pay separately for major expenditures like tuition, housing, meals, and fees. Instead all costs will be combined into one lump sum and students...

5 Hottest Jobs Right Now


The U.S. job market changes rapidly. Supply and demand for specific professions are difficult to track. Yet the good people at CareerBuilder.com have tried to do exactly that. They have attempted to identify certain positions where there appears to be an employee shortage. An examination of...

Georgia Ranks 14th for Creating Manufacturing Jobs


The National Association of Manufacturers has released a report showing Georgia ranks 14th in the nation for growth in manufacturing jobs between December of 2009 and March of 2013. During the 39-month period Georgia created an estimated 11,500 new manufacturing jobs. Overall Michigan ranked number...

Atlanta - America's 4th Smartest City


Real estate website Movoto.com has released its annual list of “America’s Smartest Cities”. Atlanta ranks #4. The ranking takes into account the 100 largest cities in the U.S. based on population. Six criteria were considered to determine the “smartest” cities. Universities and colleges per person...

Two Years to a New Career


A new career calls for a new 4-year degree, right? Not exactly. There are a number of two-year degrees that can help jumpstart your career or launch you in a new direction. Author Diana Bocco with Curiosity.com and HowStuffWorks.com has developed a list of six 2-year degrees that can give you a new...

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