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Pilot Travel Center

Pilot Travel Center in St. Mary’s to add 75 Jobs

It was once a very popular travel destination on I-95 in southeast Georgia and now it is being reopened with a new name and new jobs. The former Cisco Travel Center has been completely refurbished and is now...

March 12, 2013
Fake Job Postings

Fake Job Postings - Costly!

Finding a job is tough enough without worrying about job listing scams. Sadly, the digitized world we live in also allows for scam artists to take advantage of those looking for a job. The cost of posting employment...

March 11, 2013
Bad Credit Hurting Job Chances

Bad Credit Killing Your Job Chances?

A new report from the nonprofit advocacy group, Demos, claims 1 in 7 Americans are denied jobs because of negative information on their credit report. Once a rare occurrence in the job screening process, a 2010 report...

March 11, 2013
Shiloh Industries Jefferson, GA plant

Shiloh Industries to Expand and Add Jobs in Jefferson, GA

Shiloh Industries Jefferson, GA operation is scheduled to expand and add as many as 60 new jobs. The metal product manufacturer has recently announced it is closing a plant in Anniston, AL and consolidating it with the...

March 11, 2013

Entrepreneur Success - Easy as Renting a Bike

Entrepreneurs from Georgia Tech are dramatically changing the bicycle rental business that has popped-up in major U.S. cities over the last few years. The current bike rental marketplace is primarily operated through...

March 11, 2013
Natural Gas Drilling

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...

March 11, 2013
Job Fairs

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...

March 8, 2013
Max Coating

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...

March 8, 2013

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...

March 8, 2013
1888 Mills (source:LA Times)

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...

March 8, 2013