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Job Readiness Kickoff Soon Approaching


The Georgia Department of Labor is hosting their Job Readiness Kickoff to help veterans, Guardsmen, Reservists, and their spouses in networking, interviewing, translating their military skill-sets to the civilian workforce, and successfully navigating to a career. The Job Readiness Kickoff will be...

Georgia Films and Television Update


According to Georgia Production Partnership, there have been over 700 television and movie productions in the state of Georgia to present date. There are three films and television shows currently being filmed just this week in Atlanta. The sequel to Dumb and Dumber, featuring actors Jeff Daniels...

Veteran Career Expo


There will be a Veterans Career Expo tomorrow, Thursday, September 26th, from 10am – 2pm at Mount Welcome Missionary Baptist Church located at 581 Parker Avenue in Decatur. The focus of this career expo is to assist military veterans with their employment needs, although the expo is open to the...

Proposed EU Trade Pact – 25,000 Jobs for Georgia?


Proponents of a new free-trade agreement with the European Union believe it could result in 25,000 new jobs for Georgia. A study conducted by the Atlantic Council, the Bertelsmann Foundation and the British Embassy in Washington D.C. suggests 740,000 jobs would be created by lowering tariffs and...

Tractor Supply Company Opens New Distribution Center


Tractor Supply Company officially opened its new 690,000 square foot distribution facility in Macon. Pat Topping, senior vice president of the Macon Economic Development Commission, said in The Macon Telegraph that the new distribution center in the southern part of the county will have a $50...

Georgia’s Largest Development Project is Back on Track


Delays have been overcome and construction of new nuclear reactors at plant Vogtle in east Georgia is back on track. The building of nuclear units 3 and 4 represents the largest current development project in Georgia. The Southern Company, parent to Georgia Power, is overseeing the project and...

Hot IT Jobs


Information Technology (IT) jobs are continuing to look promising for the remainder of 2013 and for 2014, according to Mary Brandel of ComputerWorld US. In Computerworld’s annual forecast survey, 32% of companies expect to increase their employment for IT professionals in 2014. This compares to...

Warrenton: Home of the Wood Pellet Project


Enova Energy, an Atlanta-headquartered bioenergy company, is building three wood pellet plants in Georgia and South Carolina. Enova’s new mills will manufacture wood pellets from wood fiber. The first wood pellet project is located in Warrenton, GA. The project will ship the wood pellets to...

Journalism: Thousands of Jobs Available


The journalism and mass communication profession is showing signs of improvement in employment opportunities. JournalismCrossing.com has observed that 66 percent of the 2012 graduates received a full-time job within six to eight months after graduation. Other fields, such as law, are still...

Job Fair at North Georgia Technical College


The Northeast Georgia Job Fair and Career Expo is being held this Friday, September 27th, from 12 Noon to 3 pm in Toccoa at the North Georgia Technical College located at 8989 Georgia Highway 17 South. The event is sponsored by the Georgia Department of Labor and the Toccoa Career Center and...

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

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