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The Home Depot Ranked as Georgia's Largest Company on the Fortune 500 List

16 Georgia Companies Make Fortune 500 List

- Monday, May 13, 2013 - 3:46am

The Home Depot ranked #34 worldwide, #1 in Georgia, with almost $75 billion in revenues for 2012. Fortune.com annually ranks the top 500 companies in the world based on annual revenue. This year, for the first time, 16...

Free Online Learning is Changing Education Forever

College Education is Becoming Free & Online

- Friday, May 10, 2013 - 4:44pm

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are changing college education forever. The world’s most prestigious colleges and universities are now offering free online courses. Coursera.org and EdX.org feature more than 70...

Hera Lighting of Norcross has become a national leader for under-cabinet lighting

Lighting Developer to Add 25 Jobs in Norcross

- Friday, May 10, 2013 - 11:14am

Norcross, GA-based Hera Lighting designs, develops and manufactures high-quality lighting solutions specifically for cabinets, furniture and displays. The company has announced it will add some 60% new space to its...

May 29th is National "529" College Savings Plan Day

Celebrate 529 Day & Support College Education Investment

- Friday, May 10, 2013 - 9:43am

The state of Georgia is joining a national effort to promote college savings accounts by support the national “529” day on May 29th. According to a news release from SavingForCollege.com, in honor of National College...

If Georgia makes it...we should buy it!

Jessica Forkel - Friday, May 10, 2013 - 9:38am

Impressive reports state that the first quarter of 2013's revenues were a success due to the manufacturing of Georgia's own products. On June 8, 2013, Georgia will hold host it's first Georgia Manufacturing Expo in...

Virginia Tech vice-President, Donald Leo, Becomes UGA Dean of Engineering

The Dawgs Get Their Dean

- Friday, May 10, 2013 - 5:18am

He hails from Tech, but not the land of Yellow Jackets. Donald Leo, Virginia Tech vice-President and former Dean, has been named the first permanent Dean of the new Engineering school at the University of Georgia....

Another Week Full of Job Fair Events Across Georgia

9 Job Fair & Career Events for May 12-18

- Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 7:25pm

Nine Job...

Operation Workforce Seeks to Help Veterans Find New Careers

34 Georgia Employers Join Pledge to Hire Veterans

- Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 7:13pm

Operation Workforce is a service created by the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development to bring together returning U.S. military veterans and private employers across Georgia. According to the state website,...

Suniva Founder Dr. Ajeet Rohatgi

Norcross Solar Panel Maker Expanding Production & Adding Jobs

- Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 12:14pm

Suniva, the leading American manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells has announced it will be expanding production at its Norcross, GA plant and hiring four-dozen new employees. Founded by Georgia Tech professor,...

Overgroup Consulting Chose Atlantic Station to Locate New Operations Center

Telecom Software Company Moving into Atlanta

- Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 10:47am

Pensacola, FL-based Overgroup Consulting has announced the opening of a new Atlanta operations center. According to a press release from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Georgia’s talent pool was a major...

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