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Creating Video Games is Becoming a Major Growth Industry in Georgia

Podcast: Georgia's Next Growth Industry and It's Bigger than Movies

- Monday, June 24, 2013 - 6:09am

The U.S. video game industry took in an estimated $15 billion in 2012, significantly outpacing the $11 billion earned by the U.S. film industry. The most commercially successful video game of all-time, World of Warcraft...

Babysitting is now part of the online job world

UrbanSitter.com – Coming to Atlanta

- Monday, June 24, 2013 - 6:00am

The newest tool in the centuries old job of babysitting is coming to Atlanta. UrbanSitter.com was founded in 2010 as a Facebook page. It connects parents with willing babysitters in urban settings. Currently the site...

Managing and Working Vacation Takes - Work!

Working Vacation? What to do and not do!

- Monday, June 24, 2013 - 4:20am

The summer travel season is in full swing and millions of Americans will soon embark on “working vacations”. Yes, with technology, the office is everywhere. Americans are becoming more accustomed to taking the job on...

Prime Technological Services Makes Printed Circuit Boards

Georgia Manufacturer of the Year

- Monday, June 24, 2013 - 3:56am

Suwanee-based Prime Technological Services has been honored as Georgia Manufacturer of the Year. A manufacturer of highly complex printed circuit boards, Prime began operations in Gwinnett County in 1989. Since then,...

A refurbished Concourse A will be the home to dozens of new restaurants

200 More Jobs for Atlanta Airport

- Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 6:32am

Airport restaurant company, HBF, has announced a plan to hire up to 200 new employees for stores in the newly refurbished Concourse A at Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson Airport. These 200 positions are expected to be filled...

Barnes & Noble is One of the Many Atlanta Employers Taking Part in "Mission Possible" Program

Atlanta Principal Helps Almost 500 Students find Summer Jobs

- Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 6:10am

Maynard Jackson High School Principal Stephanie Johnson has gone above and beyond her duties in leading her school. Ms. Jackson has created “Mission Possible: Summer Opportunity”. The “Mission Possible” program is...

Sixteen Job Fair & Career Expo Events are Scheduled

Sixteen Job Fair Events Across Georgia June 22 - June 27

- Friday, June 21, 2013 - 2:23pm

There are 16 Career Fairs and Events for the week of Saturday, June 22 through Thursday, June 27th. Saturday, June 22 Career Guidance Expo 10:00 AM to 2:00 PMBig Miller Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Lithonia Monday,...

Effingham County's Industrial Authority is Paving the Way for America's Largest Movie Studio

Effingham County Mega-Studio Moves Forward

- Friday, June 21, 2013 - 1:33pm

The Effingham County Industrial Authority has approved a bond resolution for the industrial development bonds associated with the Medient Studios project. The up to $300 million in bonds are for capital expenditures...

WellStar is Planning an Outpatient Facility (like the one seen here) for Cherokee County

150,000 Square Foot Healthcare Facility to Open in Cherokee County

- Friday, June 21, 2013 - 10:54am

WellStar Health System has announced it will construct a 150,000 square foot health facility in Holly Springs, GA. The news follows a February announcement of the purchase of 62 acres and plans to hire 1000 workers for...

Georgia Schools are Leading the Way in Earning Online Masters Degrees

Georgia, Georgia State, West Georgia, Clark Earn Top Honors for Online Masters Programs

- Friday, June 21, 2013 - 6:43am

MastersDegreeOnline.org has released their annual college masters program rankings. It is a tool for students in their search for the best online education and degree programs. There are 13 Masters Degree Programs that...

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