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Georgia - Growing Home to Irish Business


A recent report in The Irish Times documents the ease of doing business for Irish companies in Atlanta, GA. Favorable employment law, competitive wages along with low state and local taxes are some of the reasons given as to why Georgia has become so attractive to Irish companies. The Irish multi-...

Manufacturer Expansion Means 120 New Jobs in Peachtree City


German-based manufacturer, Gerresheimer, has announced it is expanding the companies’ current plant in Peachtree City to make way for 120 new positions. The expansion is part of a 180,000 square foot addition at the Peachtree City Industrial Park that will included the construction of four new...

Middle Georgia's Largest Jobs Fair


Georgia College and State University is hosting their 4th Annual Jobs Fair. The event is Saturday March 23rd at the campus in Milledgeville, GA. Workshops featuring interview skills, job retention, and resume writing will take place from 9am to Noon. The opportunity to interact with potential...

Milliken Hiring in Gainesville


MAU Workforce Solutions has announced a jobs fair for Tuesday March 19th to fill positions at the Millikin plant in Gainesville. The event will be held from 10AM to 2PM at the Georgia Department of Labor building located at 2756 Atlanta Highway. Available positions include Spinners, Packers,...

The Foundation has Been Laid – 5,000 Jobs to Follow


Georgia Power has announced completion of the basemat structural concrete for Vogtle Unit 3 – the first nuclear power plant constructed in the U.S. in 30 years. According to a company news release - the placement at Vogtle Unit 3 encompassed approximately 7,000 cubic yards of concrete, which will...

12 Job Fair Events Coming this Week


We have identified 12 Job Fairs being held in the next week across Georgia. They start in Snellville on Saturday. Saturday March 16 Snellville Middle School located at 3155 Pate Road Snellville, GA from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Employers attending include Eastside Medical Center, Snellville Police...

Job Stress Rankings


What are the MOST and LEAST stressful jobs? The good people at CareerCast.com have come up with a ranking of the 5 most stressful jobs and the 5 least stressful jobs. Most Stressful 1. Enlisted Military Personnel 2. Military General 3. Firefighter 4. Commercial Airline Pilot 5. Public Relations...

Bass Pro Outpost Means 200 Jobs for Bartow/Cobb Area


America’s largest outdoor retailer, Bass Pro Shops, has announced they will open a new 100,000 square foot “Outpost” in the Lake Point Sports Village being developed in Emerson, GA. The Bass Pro Shops store will be an anchor for the massive sports-themed development underway near Red Top Mountain...

Savannah Job Growth Strong


Updated employment numbers for the Savannah, GA region show stronger than expected job growth. According to the Georgia Department of Labor, Savannah area employment has returned to the levels of 2008. A report in the Savannah Morning News shows cites strong growth in the manufacturing and...

This Week's Top 10


AOL Jobs has released its weekly “Top 10” listing of companies across the United States who are hiring now. The list contains some of America’s most well-known brands. Altogether these 10 employers are currently looking to fill some 17,000 positions. 1. Pizza Hut 2. United Healtcare 3. Macy’s 4....

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