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Georgia and Atlanta’s economy are looking bright!


Rajeev Dhawan, of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business, says that sunny times are ahead for Georgia and Atlanta's economy! We had a slow start in 2014, caused to January's "snowpocalypse," but according to the recent report published by...

Two Walmart Supercenters Opening in Georgia!


On June 4th, both Blue Ridge and Holly Springs will welcome brand new Walmart Supercenters; this will create 500 new jobs in Georgia! These two Walmart Supercenters will feature general merchandise, apparel, electronics, toys, lawn and garden items, and a pharmacy.  The Blue Ridge location...

Ways to Become a Shark and Get Ahead in Your Workplace!


Daymond John is most known for his role on the reality TV show, "Shark Tank." John has built an empire with 20 years of entrepreneurial success. John has advice on how to best attract the attention you need to succeed. On "Shark Tank." John can choose to invest his time and money into a...

You Show Your True Colors with What You Wear to an Interview!


Think about it, when you choose what color to wear to work or a special event, it says something about you, doesn't it? If you wear bright summer colors you are most likely a happy go lucky person and if you are wearing black in the dead of summer in Atlanta, maybe you are more conservative. So,...

Georgia Companies Giving High School Students the Opportunity to Explore STEM careers!


Georgia is suffering from a lack of production workers, scientists, engineers and technology specialists. The question is, WHY is there skill-gap? Is it because students don't have a hands-on experience with these educational departments? Are they educated enough in the STEM fields?   Well,...

Did you know June is "Buy From Georgia Month"?


Mark your calendar for the 2nd Annual Georgia Manufacturing Expo!  Jason Moss is the Founder of the Georgia Manufacturing Expo. He launched the first expo in 2013, being the first of its kind in the country, it highlighted products manufactured here in Georgia.  It has been a growing...

Careers that are high in salary, short on school!


Have you thought about switching to a more lucrative career field but you are worried you may to start from scratch and go back to school for years? The reality is, after years in a career field, who has the time, money or energy to start all over again, right?  Good news! There are many well-...

Sitel adds 1,000 new jobs in Augusta, GA!


The leading global customer care provider, Sitel, announced earlier this month that they will add 200 new positions to its imbound customer care contact center in Augusta, GA. These new 200 associates will join the team of 800 employees that are serving as the voice of the customer care for a...

The Best Cities to Find a Job!


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, over 100 million people have moved in the past five years, 48% of unemployed individuals have moved in search of a job during this time. According to the National Association for Business Economics, 2014 will be a strong year for hiring with 27% of employers...

The 10 Best Cities in Georgia!


Georgia is... The 24th largest state in area 8th largest in population Known as the Peach State While there is a mixture of areas that are vibrant or cosmopolitan, there are also rural areas with small towns Crosses mountains and rivers on its way down the coast of the Atlantic Ocean  Chief...

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