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65 used to be the magic number to retire, what should you do now?

Careers for Those Close to Retirement but Need to Keep Working!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 10:34am

Looking forward to retirement? Gone are the days that you looked forward to turning 65, putting aside the 9-5 life, to enjoy your long awaited retirement. Roy Cohen, executive coach and career counselor, says "It just...

Fiserv Has a New Home in Atlanta & Creates Jobs!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 6:07am

The leading global proivder of financial services technology solutions, Fiserv, Inc. is headquartered in Wisconsin, but has a selected two new locations for its Atlanta-area operations in Alpharetta, Georgia! Fiserv ...

How social media can help and hurt you in the job market!

How Social Media Can Get You Hired!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 4:00am

With technology and social media literally taking over the wires of communication around the world, it's no secret that what you put out there can be found by anyone. As the popularity of social media has increased...

Nursing is #10 on the list!

10 Hardest Jobs to Fill & The Hot Careers in GA Now - 2020!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, July 21, 2014 - 5:00am

The nations unemployment rate is the lowest it has ever been since 2008 at 6.1%. Still, even with this number decreasing, it is still an obstacle for many to find employment. The question, why? As I'm sure many...

East Point Walmart Guarantee's Veterans Jobs & Hires 300!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:11am

East Point, Ga.- Walmart will open a new Supercenter this fall and hire 300. Veterans who have been honorably discharged within the past year (and meet hiring standards) are guaranteed a job.    The East Point store...

Belgian Company Creates 350 Jobs in Bartow County!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 10:44am

The Belgian textile company, Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) will establish U.S. headquarters in Cartersville over the next five years and will create 350 jobs in Bartow County! Governor Deal announced the new...

There are plenty of hours in the day to get everything done; see how to be more productive!

Be More Productive and Stop Doing These 7 Things!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 8:33am

We are all SUPER busy right? If you are a student, you are studying for endless hours and possibly working; making "time" something of the past. If you are a parent, you are juggling work, kids and family and also...

Up, Up and Away! June Revenue up 11.5%!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, July 14, 2014 - 9:24am

Governor Deal announced today that Georgia's June revenue is UP 11.5% than last year! Georgia's net tax collections for June 2014 totaled $1.76 billion with an increase of $182.25 million (11.5%) compared to June of...

There's an app for really… everything!

Use These 5 Apps For Business!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 11:18am

Today's world is easily 100% technology. When it comes to business, how can technology help you? How can you use your smartphone or tablet to better organize business plans and calendars? There's an app for that! ...

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...

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