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Many Jobs are Never Listed, Creating a "Hidden Market"

20/20/60 Rule for Finding a Job

Noted CEO and author, Lou Adler, has developed a rule he believes will help job seekers find a new career. Adler suggests only about half of all job openings are actually public. The other half are in what he terms the...

June 15, 2013
STEM Jobs Don't Necessarily Require a College Degree

STEM Jobs Without a Degree – More Than You May Think

The growth of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) related jobs is booming. The common thought is that such jobs require an advanced degree or at a minimum - a bachelor’s degree. However, a new study...

June 14, 2013
Focus Brands - Moe's Southwest Grill - Recently Opened Two Locations in Russia

Atlanta-Based Fast Food Looking to Expand in Taiwan

A recent trade mission sponsored by the Georgia Department of Economic Development featured Atlanta-based Focus Brands and Wing Zone. Focus Brands incudes well-known restaurant entities such as Aunt Annies Pretzels, Moe...

June 14, 2013
Job Fair Events Continue Across Georgia

Job Fair & Career Expo Events June 17-22

There are three Job Fair...

June 14, 2013
Civil Engineering in One of the Best Degrees for Repaying Student Loans

College Debt: Which Degrees Are Worth It, Which Aren’t

American college students are creating personal debt at an alarming rate. The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau reports there is $1 trillion in outstanding student loan debt According to the Federal Reserve Bank of...

June 14, 2013
Certified DEF Helps Clean Diesel Fuel Exhaust

Paulding County - Newest Home for Clean Energy Company

Brigham City, UT-based Certified DEF has chosen Dallas, GA as the new site for a packaging and distribution facility. Certified DEF produces diesel exhaust fluid, which is a non-hazardous and non-toxic water based...

June 13, 2013
Flag Day is Friday June 14

The Flag Company Now Largest Online Flag Retailer

With Flag Day on Friday June 14...

June 13, 2013
Judge William H. Pauley III Has Ruled that Interns Must Be Paid

Federal Judge “Interns Must be Paid”

Internships often offer the benefit of experience with the drawback of no pay. But if a Federal Court ruling stands, that could soon change. New York Federal Judge William H. Pauley III has ruled that Fox Searchlight...

June 13, 2013
Researchers at Georgia Tech Have Identified 9 Scientific Ways to Increase Twitter Followers

Georgia Tech Discovers Secrets to Increasing Twitter Followers

The Georgia Institute of Technology has released the results of a study on the patterns of twitter posters and followers. The study of more than 500 twitter users and over half a million tweets shows 9 scientific ways...

June 13, 2013
Mohawk is One of Dozens of Georgia Companies Hiring Truck Drivers

Demand & Pay for Truck Drivers Rapidly Growing

The Georgia Department of Labor has announced it will host a job fair to help Mohawk Industries fill numerous open positions for truck drivers. Applicants should apply Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm at the...

June 13, 2013