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Northwest Georgia - A Natural Gas Boomtown?


The oil and natural gas industry which in recent years has revitalized large numbers of local economies across the United States, providing thousands of high-paying jobs, may be coming to northwest Georgia. According to a report in the Atlanta Journal companies specializing in drilling for natural...

Big Week Ahead for Job Fairs


Actively looking for a job? This could be the week. According to the Georgia Department of Labor, no less than 15 Job Fairs will be held in various locations across Georgia from March 11th-14th. (To learn more about each individual Job Fair click on the name of the Job Fair below)   Monday...

Max Coating Expanding in Atlanta


Birmingham, AL based Max Coating has announced it will open a new 100,000 square foot facility in Atlanta that is expected to create 25-50 new jobs by the end of the year. Max Coating is a rapidly growing leader in the metal finishing industry. The company specializes in electrocoating and powder...

200 Job Openings for Buford-Based Call Center


Buford, GA based VoiceNation is planning to add 200 jobs, according to a report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. VoiceNation specializes in Live Answering and Virtual phone services.2012 was a record year of growth for the company. Annual revenue increased 75% year over year. The company was...

Griffin Textile Plant - Leading a New Wave of Onshoring?


The last remaining textile mill in Griffin, GA could become a leader in the new “onshoring” movement taking place in U.S. Manufacturing. Retail giant Wal-Mart recently announced it would purchase an additional $50 billion of U.S. made goods over the next decade. 1888 Mills in Griffin has become a...

Stadium Deal Hits Paydirt for Falcons!


$1 billion of investment is headed for downtown Atlanta, as the Falcons & City leaders agree on a new stadium. The announcement ends years of speculation about when, where, and how the Falcons would get their new home. Thursday afternoon Falcons owner Arthur Blank joined Mayor Kasim Reed and...

Springtime Means Jobs


Spring is almost here and with it comes tens of thousands of seasonal jobs across Georgia. Businesses that thrive in warmer weather also need employees, and lots of them. Recent hiring announcements have been made by Home Depot, Pike Nurseries, Six Flags & Whitewater Amusement Parks, Savannah...

C2 Education Expands in Johns Creek


Johns Creek, GA based C2 Education is expanding again, this time right in their own back yard. C2 Education is an “in-home” based tutoring service that has grown from a single store to over 120 locations nationwide. Company headquarters are located in Johns Creek, which is where a new store grand...

Hollywood of the South?


Georgia and much of the South is quickly becoming the new home for the movie and television industry. Just nine years ago more than 80% of all new network dramas were filmed in the Los Angeles area. Today, that figure is less than 10%. Much of the industry has moved to Georgia, Louisiana, and the...

Job Fairs Today in Marietta & Norcross


The Georgia Department of Labor is teaming up with local employers for Job Fair events in Marietta and Norcross. The Marietta event is sponsored by UCall & IHaul Moving Services. The company is looking to fill more than 10 positions with pay between $11-$17 per hour. The Job Fair is from 10am...

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

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