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Georgia DOL Helping Employers With Business Summit


A Business and Employer Summit is being planned by the Georgia Department of Labor throughout Georgia over the next few months. The summit is designed to aid employers, business owners, managers, hiring professionals and business leaders understand and resolve healthcare compliance challenges,...

Nation's Largest Economy Extended Stay Hotel Coming to Chamblee


Value Place extended stay hotel is building a new four-story, 124-room hotel in Chamblee with a completion date scheduled for February 2015. The hotel will be located near the intersection of the I-85 Northeast Expressway and Chamblee Tucker Road. "Atlanta is a great market and we look forward to...

Free Mobile Job Training Unit at Cumming Library


The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission's Mobile Training Unit will be at the Cumming Library parking lot on Tuesday, April 22nd from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm located at 585 Dahlonega Road. This is a free resource for the community offering access to resume writing software, interview preparation,...

Sales Tax Free Holidays Continue


The "Back to School" sales tax-free holiday weekend is going to continue for an additional two years, announced Governor Deal. Over the two-year time period, Georgians will save up to $143 million on back to school supplies. The weekend will take place this year on August 1st and 2nd. "The sales...

UGA Offering Online IT Program


The University of Georgia has recently announced the launching of an online master's program beginning this fall for professionals wanting to upgrade their business and digital skills. The Master of Internet Technology, offered through the Terry College of Business, is a two year program consisting...

Going to College? Don't Get Scammed![AUDIO]


Billions of dollars each year are available in student loans and scholarships for college. So with all this money, there is bound to be interest from students, parents, and unfortunately, scammers. This week on Georgia Works Radio we talk to Fred Elsberry, the President of the Metro Atlanta Better...

City of Holly Springs Hosting Job Fair


The city of Holly Springs is hosting a job fair on Wednesday, May 7th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Holly Springs Community Center located at 164 Hickory Road (HollySpringsPatch.com). The Holly Springs Community Center is also known as the Train Depot. In addition to the job fair, the Atlanta...

Starbucks Manufacturing Facility in Augusta Close to Completion


Last July, Starbucks Coffee Company announced their plans to open a $172 million manufacturing plant in south Augusta along with hiring close to 140 employees. The plant is getting closer to completion and has already hired approximately 70 employees, reports the The Augusta Chronicle. "With an...

Top 10 Frugal Cities


For four years running, Atlanta was the top ranked "Frugal" city in America. Until this year. The ATL was knocked out of its #1 ranking and pushed to #6 in the Coupons.com 2013 Most Frugal U.S. City listing. The top 10 frugal cities are as follows: Orlando (1), Tampa (2), Washington D.C. (3),...

Atlanta A Top City for College Grads


Apartment Guide and Indeed.com have joined together to find America's best cities for college graduates to find an entry level job along with the average rent for one and two bedroom apartments. Atlanta ranks #9 on the list. The 2014 Top 10 Cities and Occupations for College Grads are as follows...

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