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2400 Jobs for Northwest Georgia


Engineered Floors of Calhoun, GA has announced an expansion that could create 2400 jobs in Northwest Georgia. Engineered Floors is the new company started by Bob Shaw, former CEO of flooring giant, Shaw Industries. The company will build two major manufacturing facilities near Dalton, GA and...

Shaw Industries Winning the “Turf” War


The Mount Paran Christian School in Kennesaw, GA recently became the first school in the nation to install the new Shaw Sports Turf Powerblade system. It is the latest advancement in the world of athletic turf technology; a world where Shaw Industries has become a major player. The Dalton, GA –...

Georgia Ranked #9 for Starting a Business


A new report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ranks all 50 states for entrepreneurship and innovation, as measured by the number of high-tech businesses in the state, programs that support entrepreneurs, and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) job concentration. Georgia is...

Children’s Health Care of Atlanta Growing


A $19 million expansion is planned by Children’s Health Care of Atlanta at Egleston and Scottish Rite hospitals. The investment is expected to add 50 new beds and an undisclosed number of new jobs. According to a report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, the expansion is driven by demand from an...

Free Online College - Yes, Free!


Supply & Demand meet technology. It is the current state of higher education in America – online or digital learning. The demand for higher education is growing rapidly in a worldwide economy based upon the “Digital Age”. The supply of content, or course offerings, has never been higher. The...

Plan for 2013 – 102 New Locations & 6,200 Jobs


The latest Chick-fil-A restaurant has opened in Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. The location is the most recent addition to one of America’s fastest growing restaurant chains. Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A is expected to open 102 new stores across the United States this year, with...

Job Fair for America’s Heroes


Fort Gordon’s Army Career and Alumni Program Center, along with the Georgia Department of Labor, are hosting a job fair for active-duty military, veterans, National Guard and reserve units as well as family members. More than 30 employers are expected to take part including ,Bridgestone, Columbia...

Want to be in the Movies?


A number of movies are currently being filmed across Georgia which means jobs as extras are available. The jobs are temporary and often take many hours, but you just might see yourself on the big screen. The movie Need for Speed is looking for “Trucker” types for a scene in McDonough. The movie...

60 Jobs Coming to Gwinnett


BlueWave Computing cut the ribbon Tuesday on a new regional office that is expected to create 60 new jobs. The new location is in Peachtree Corners, GA. and is part of a company-wide growth plan that includes expanding current facilities to increase IT services capabilities. According to a report...

95 Jobs for Tucker Neighborhood Market


A new Walmart “Neighborhood Market” is opening in Tucker, and with it, 95 new jobs. According to a company news release, "We are excited to add the first Walmart Neighborhood Market to Tucker and bring good jobs with great career opportunities to the area," store manager Charles Mitchell said in a...

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