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7 Careers Where You Can Make $40/Hour!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 10:51am

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...

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

Jessica Forkel - Monday, July 7, 2014 - 10:22am

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...

Georgia is quickly becoming the new Hollywood.

29 Movies and TV Shows Currently Filming in GA!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, July 7, 2014 - 9:28am

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...

Unemployment is expected to fall to 6% by the end of 2014.

The Nations Unemployment Rate is the Lowest Since 2008!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 7:59am

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...

Georgia Fights to End Youth Unemployment

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 9:48am

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-...

How a Resume + Beer = JOB!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, June 30, 2014 - 7:59am

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...

New Walmart in Cobb County Will Guarantee Veterans Jobs

Jessica Forkel - Friday, June 27, 2014 - 7:27am

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, "...

Instacart saves you time and frustration at the grocery store.

Grocery Shop Online with Instacart!

Jessica Forkel - Friday, June 27, 2014 - 6:54am

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...

Georgia's Top 50 Public Companies!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 11:40am

Do you know Georgia's top 50 public companies? These companies are ranked by the latest annual revenue as well as information obtained from the Securities and Exchange Commision Form 10K and annual reports. This data...

Unemployment is predicted at a rate of 6.7% at the end of 2014!

Congrats Metro Atlanta, our economy is bigger than Iran's!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 11:03am

According to a report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Metro Atlanta has the 10th largest economy in America...

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