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KIA Motors Wins Award


Kia Motors has just been announced as a 2014 Brand Image Award winner for the "Best Value Brand" by Kelley Blue Book. Kia received the award for their stylish and fuel-efficient vehicles along with their affordability and value to new-car buying customers (PRNewswire.com). "To be named a 2014...

Two Georgia High Schools Rank Top in Country


The Gwinnett School of Math, Science and Technology was ranked No. 17 in the country by The Washington Post as one of "America's Most Challenging High Schools." The charter school founded in 2007 is located in Lawrenceville. St. Andrews, a private college preparatory school in Savannah, was ranked...

Pickle Plant Locating in Macon


Mr. Chips, Inc., a packager of cubed pickle relish and dill pickle chips, is locating their pickle processing plant in Macon. The company is investing approximately $8.5 million into their facility and plans to employ up to 50 people (MaconWorks.com). Jay Janicke, Vice President of Sales for Mr....

Veteran Job Fair in Macon


TEAM 26 (Total Employment for American Military 26) and the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency is sponsoring a job fair for veterans with disabilities and all military veterans (41nbc.com). The event will take place this week on Thursday, April 10th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Middle Georgia...

Ga Economic Development Department Wins High Honors


The Georgia Department of Economic Development has been selected to receive the Presidential "E Star" Award for its excellence in providing export programs and services, announced Governor Deal. The President's "E Star" Award Program was established in 1961 by President Kennedy. The awards are the...

GEICO's Macon Office Hiring 500 Employees


GEICO is hiring 500 new employees at its Macon office, announced Claims Journal. The Macon office which already employs 5,400 people, needs to hire the additional employees to keep up with the company's strong policyholder growth. Rhett Rayburn, Macon Southeast regional vice president states, "...

Seventy-Five "Mellow" Employees Needed


There is a new Mellow Mushroom opening on South Wall Street in Cartersville and they need to fill 75 job openings. The Georgia Department of Labor will be helping Mellow Mushroom with a job recruitment today, Monday, April 7th through Wednesday, April 9th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Cartersville...

Department of Juvenile Justice Hosts a Series of Job Fairs in April


The Department of Juvenile Justice is participating in several job fairs this month. The department is hoping to attract veterans and other qualified applicants looking for full time employment in the areas of administration, transportation, communications, probation, IT, engineering, counseling,...

Love Your Job & Ask for a Raise [AUDIO]


Did you know that only 3 in 10 Americans are satisfied with their job? This week on Georgia Works Radio, we talk to the Occupation Professor, Dr. Dan Whitenack, who says there are ways to find the career that fits you perfectly. Whether you are a student, parent, mid-career professional, or even a...

Career Fairs and Events for April 5th - 11th


Please click on each event for more detailed information. Saturday, April 5th Yachiyo of America from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at West Georgia Technical College in Waco Monday, April 7th Horizon Staffing from 10:00 am to 12 Noon at Clayton Regional Career Center in Jonesboro JF&CS/Hire Dynamics...

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

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