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May revenues are up 3.1% totaling $1.39 billion for an increase of $42.25 million, compared the end of May 2013.

May revenues up 3.1 percent

Jessica Forkel - Monday, June 9, 2014 - 8:24am

Today, Governor Deal announced that Georgia's May revenues are up 3.1% totaling $1.39 billion for an increase of $42.25 million, compared the end of May 2013. The net tax revenue year-to-date totalled $16.1 billion with...

By 2020, more than 60 percent of job openings in Georgia will require some form of postsecondary education.

Georgia receives $1 million grant to lead an education initiative!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 12:09pm

Today Governor Deal announced that Georgia is one of just three states that were chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead the education initiative, funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership with Complete...

Communities will be able to apply for funds for local manufacturing projects.

Northwest Georgia selected as one of 12 regions in $1.3B manufacturing initiative!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 8:29am

Congratulations Northwest Georgia! Northwest Georgia is one of the 12 regions selected to be a part of the new manufacturing initiative making them eligible for a share of $1.3 billion in federal assistance. The...

BMC moving HQ from Boise to Atlanta!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 8:15am

BMC, the building materials and construction services company will relocate its corporate headquarters from Boise, Idaho to Atlanta. In a recent statement,BMC CEO  Peter Alexander said, “Atlanta was strategically chosen...

Chime Solutions Inc., will create more than 1,120 jobs at a call center in Morrow, GA.

Chime Solutions brings more than 1,000 jobs to Clayton County!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 6:59am

On Monday, Governor Deal announced that the outsourcing firm for business process that specializes in contractor staffing solutions and contact center services, Chime Solutions Inc., will create more than 1,120 jobs at...

Georgia will add 20,000 jobs per quarter for the rest of the year!

Georgia and Atlanta’s economy are looking bright!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, June 2, 2014 - 9:30am

Rajeev Dhawan, of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business, says that sunny times are ahead for Georgia and Atlanta's economy! We had a slow start in 2014,...

Walmart to hire 500 in Georgia!

Two Walmart Supercenters Opening in Georgia!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, June 2, 2014 - 9:03am

On June 4th, both Blue Ridge and Holly Springs will welcome brand new Walmart Supercenters; this will create 500 new jobs in Georgia! These two Walmart Supercenters will feature general merchandise, apparel, electronics...

A young entrepreneur, an industry pioneer, a highly regarded marketing expert, Daymond John.

Ways to Become a Shark and Get Ahead in Your Workplace!

Jessica Forkel - Friday, May 30, 2014 - 9:52am

Daymond John is most known for his role on the reality TV show, "Shark Tank." John has built an empire with 20 years of entrepreneurial success. John has advice on how to best attract the attention you need to succeed....

The color of your clothes during an interview say more than you know!

You Show Your True Colors with What You Wear to an Interview!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 12:31pm

Think about it, when you choose what color to wear to work or a special event, it says something about you, doesn't it? If you wear bright summer colors you are most likely a happy go lucky person and if you are wearing...

The Global Workforce Initiative to give students the opportunity to explore STEM careers while still in high school.

Georgia Companies Giving High School Students the Opportunity to Explore STEM careers!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 7:47am

Georgia is suffering from a lack of production workers, scientists, engineers and technology specialists. The question is, WHY is there skill-gap? Is it because students don't have a hands-on experience with these...

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