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Up, Up and Away! June Revenue up 11.5%!


Governor Deal announced today that Georgia's June revenue is UP 11.5% than last year! Georgia's net tax collections for June 2014 totaled $1.76 billion with an increase of $182.25 million (11.5%) compared to June of 2013. The net revenue has increased 5.2%, thats an increase of nearly $897.25...

Use These 5 Apps For Business!


Today's world is easily 100% technology. When it comes to business, how can technology help you? How can you use your smartphone or tablet to better organize business plans and calendars? There's an app for that!  Rebecca Morgan, President of Cleveland-based Fulcrum ConsultingWorks, a...

7 Careers Where You Can Make $40/Hour!


Everyone wants a high paying job, but we don't necessarily want to spend a decade in school to obtain another degree, a masters or some sort of certificate right? Well, good news! There are many careers that have a mean hourly wage of $40/hour or more, that don't require a master's degree! Yes, you...

3 Ways to Change Your Career and Not Have to Start Over!


It has been predicted that the U.S. will generate 2.6 million jobs this year.  A new survey from CareerBuilder.com reports that 30% of employers are now requiring potential employees to have a bachelor's degree where as before, these jobs were held by high school graduates. Corrine Gordon,...

29 Movies and TV Shows Currently Filming in GA!


With 29 movies and TV shows currently filming here in Georgia, we are quickly becoming the new Hollywood. Why are so many productions making their home here in the peach state? For starters, filming here comes with a 30% tax incentive then, you are supplied with trained crew members and lets face...

The Nations Unemployment Rate is the Lowest Since 2008!


The U.S. Labor Department announced that employers added 288,000 non-farm jobs in June which tops the census estimates of $215,000, and raising hopes for more increase in the second half of the year. In addition, the nations unemployment rate decreased from 6.3% to 6.1%, this is the lowest...

Georgia Fights to End Youth Unemployment


Youth unemployment is consistantly reaching high levels. To help prepare students for good jobs in growth industries, a number of states have stepped up to the plate and in a few short years initiated intense system-level reforms designed to guide young people through high school, towards careers...

How a Resume + Beer = JOB!


It's no secret that it takes a lot to get noticed in today's job market. Sometimes, it's about who you know more than what you know and others, it's about the one detail that caught the hiring managers eye. The question is, when there are hundreds if not millions applying online to the same company...

New Walmart in Cobb County Will Guarantee Veterans Jobs


Cobb County welcomes a new Walmart Neighborhood Market off Roswell Road expected to open October 15, 2014 and will hire up to 95 employees and Veterans may have a shoe-in.  Katie Cody, a Walmart spokesperson said, "Veterans who have been honorably discharged within the last 12 months and meet...

Grocery Shop Online with Instacart!


I don't know about you, but I am not a fan of grocery shopping. Dealing with all the people and all the rush on a Saturday afternoon, I would much rather have it done for me, wouldn't that be nice? Well, some dreams do come true! Instacart is an online delivery service where you can order groceries...

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