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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...

Attend The 2nd Annual Georgia Manufacturing Expo June 13th &14th!

Did you know June is "Buy From Georgia Month"?

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 6:52am

Mark your calendar for the 2nd Annual Georgia Manufacturing Expo!  Jason Moss is the Founder of the Georgia Manufacturing Expo. He launched the first expo in 2013, being the first of its kind in the country, it...

Earning a bachelor's isn't necessary to pursue high paying careers with little schooling!

Careers that are high in salary, short on school!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 9:32am

Have you thought about switching to a more lucrative career field but you are worried you may to start from scratch and go back to school for years? The reality is, after years in a career field, who has the time, money...

Expanded Commitment to Augusta Economy Brings Total to 1,000 Jobs.

Sitel adds 1,000 new jobs in Augusta, GA!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 11:45am

The leading global customer care provider, Sitel, announced earlier this month that they will add 200 new positions to its imbound customer care contact center in Augusta, GA. These new 200 associates will join the team...

2014 predicted to be a BIG hiring year!

The Best Cities to Find a Job!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 9:40am

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, over 100 million people have moved in the past five years, 48% of unemployed individuals have moved in search of a job during this time. According to the National Association for...

Where does your city rank?

The 10 Best Cities in Georgia!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 8:57am

Georgia is... The 24th largest state in area 8th largest in population Known as the Peach State While there is a mixture of areas that are vibrant or cosmopolitan, there are also rural areas with small towns Crosses...

Marketo to create hundreds of jobs in Atlanta!

Marketo comes to Atlanta, creates hundreds of jobs!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 10:00am

The California based marketing automation company, Marketo, makes it's East Coast hub in Atlanta which could employ more than 200!  Marketo will open its doors to sales and customer suport in July 2014 and will create...

5 Best Things to Say in an Interview!

5 Best Things to Say in an Interview!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, May 19, 2014 - 8:32am

Before you even get the interview, preparing for it is a process in itself. It's important to be an ideal candidate with academic and professional experience but, there are also a other things that can help you as well...

No Degree? No Problem!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, May 19, 2014 - 8:31am

So, you never finished college and you don't have a big fancy degree and you're thinking that you can't get a job and make a decent living? WRONG! Of course all of us here at GPB are strong advocates of education of any...

Anesthesiologist is the #1 best-paying job in America!

The Best and Worst Jobs in America!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 10:23am

According to a recent Occupational Employment Statistics survey conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it's not the "big executives" making the big bucks, it's the top-tier medical professionals who are bringing...

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