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New Plant and 35 Jobs Proposed for Pierce County


West Point, MS-based Southern Ionics is looking to expand production in South Georgia. According to a news report in the Blackshear Times, the proposed Offerman Mineral Sand Plant would process mineral sands from two mines in Charlton and Brantley counties, with the separated titanium and zirconium...

UGA Scientists Claim Process to Create “Green” Fuel


University of Georgia researchers believe they have found a process for turning carbon dioxide found in the earth’s atmosphere into industrial products that may eventually lead to bio-diesel. "Basically, what we have done is create a microorganism that does with carbon dioxide exactly what plants...

Monthly Job Fair Showing Amazing Results


It has been described as “speed dating for jobs”. The Roswell United Methodist Church monthly Job Fair events have successfully placed hundreds of people in new jobs over the last couple years. The events, held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, draw hundreds of job seekers and dozens of...

Plan to Hire 1000 for Roswell, GA Technology Center is Underway


General Motors recently announced the creation of three major Information Technology Centers across the United States, including a location in Roswell, GA. Hiring to fill up to 1000 jobs is now underway for the Roswell facility. GM is seeking to fill a wide variety of IT related jobs including...

EndoChoice Looking to Fill High-Paying Positions in Alpharetta


Alpharetta-based EndoChoice has been listed on the INC 500 fastest growing companies in America for three years. The medical-device company that provides devices, diagnostics, infection control and imaging for specialists treating a wide range of gastrointestinal diseases is looking to fill over...

Dekalb County Schools to Hold Teacher Career Forum


The Dekalb County School System, which employs 3,600 teachers, is looking to hire new educators for the 2013-14 school year. The teacher career forum will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. at school headquarters at 1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard in Stone Mountain. Anyone interested in a career with the...

“Jobs” Bus Back on the Road


The mobile Dekalb County career center, also known as the “Jobs” bus is back in operation. The mobile career center will be travelling throughout Dekalb County offering workshops, training, job search assistance, resume and interview training. The "Jobs" bus will be at Decatur's Wesley Chapel...

Rapidly Strengthening Atlanta Housing Market Should Mean Jobs


The most recent Case-Shiller housing index shows Atlanta with the 5th highest yearly gain in housing prices. The one-year pricing increase of 13.4% placed Atlanta behind only Phoenix, San Francisco, Las Vegas and Detroit. According to the Home Builders Association of Georgia website, the economic...

Featured Career Training Opportunity: Central Georgia Technical College


Central Georgia Technical College is home to more than 9,000 Georgia students. The school offer over 190 degree, diploma, and certificate programs. With classes offered in seven central Georgia counties and though distance learning, Central Georgia Tech is convenient to more than a million...

Career Resource Centers Helping Thousands of Unemployed in Georgia


Residents of Atlanta, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Douglas, Forsyth, Fulton, Fayette, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale, who are unemployed, can take advantage of Career Resource Centers in their individual city/county. The Career Resource Centers work with local centers of higher education to provide up to...

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