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Metro Atlanta's Unemployment Rate Increases

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 2:10pm

According to the state labor department, even with metro Atlanta jobs increasing by 5,900 to total 2,470,600 in August, Atlanta's unemployment rate increased to 8.1% from July's 7.9%. To date, 51,400 jobs have...

#TwitterComesToAtlanta

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 10:58am

Twitter is coming to Atlanta ... seriously! Twitter, the mega-social network, located in San Francisco, will launch a new data center here in Atlanta leasing a 80,000 square feet in a 1 million square foot server...

2014's Job Market No No's!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 3:11pm

You want the good news or bad news first?Let's start with the good news! If you are a recent graduate, according to a new survey, employers are looking to hire more of YOU than last year... YAY! BUT, the bad news is...

Georgia is Ranked #1 for Business for the Third Time!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 2:34pm

For the third time in LESS than a year, Georgia has been named the top state for business by Area Development Magazine in its 5th annual Top States for Doing Business! #YayForGeorgiaArea Development Staff Editor Dale...

Georgia Hospitals put $40 Billion Into Economy!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 11:16am

According to The Atlanta Business Chronicle, a study was released by the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA), stating that Georgia hospitals are responsible for putting almost $40 billion into the states...

Wanna make more than $50/ Hour? Ya, me too!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 10:46am

If you say you don't want to make more than $50/hour in your career, you are most likely lying.Career Coach at The Career Cafe, Tim Duggar says "a major factor is how much the candidate has invested in...

Would you change your name to get hired?

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 4:38pm

How far would you go to get hired? Change your first or last name? Change the spelling of your name? Really, what is the most extreme thing you would consider doing? See Jose's story.  

Georgia Job Fairs & Events Now- September 30th!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 12:19pm

9/3/14: On Time Staffing - 11AM-4PM @ Athens Career Center 9/3/14: Financial Service Center (FSC) 9:30-11:30 @Gwinnett County Career Center 9/4/14: JIBE Staffing - 1PM-3PM @Gwinnett County Career Center...

High- Paying, Low-Stress & Telecommute Jobs!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 12:49pm

There is enough stress in the world outside of the office, right? Don't think that every high-paying job has to come with a side of stress. Believe it or not, there are low-stress jobs that offer great salaries....

It's a Good Thing to Make Your Employer Drool!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 2:21pm

The story is always the same, go to college, graduate and look for a career, right? But how cool would it be to have employers looking for you versus you looking for them? Hard to believe, but it's true. Todays job...

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