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Pilot Travel Center

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

- Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 6:36am

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...

Fake Job Postings

Fake Job Postings - Costly!

- Monday, March 11, 2013 - 12:01pm

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...

Bad Credit Hurting Job Chances

Bad Credit Killing Your Job Chances?

- Monday, March 11, 2013 - 9:02am

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...

Shiloh Industries Jefferson, GA plant

Shiloh Industries to Expand and Add Jobs in Jefferson, GA

- Monday, March 11, 2013 - 8:12am

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...

viaCycle

Entrepreneur Success - Easy as Renting a Bike

- Monday, March 11, 2013 - 6:02am

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...

Natural Gas Drilling

Northwest Georgia - A Natural Gas Boomtown?

- Monday, March 11, 2013 - 5:26am

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...

Job Fairs

Big Week Ahead for Job Fairs

- Friday, March 8, 2013 - 12:22pm

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...

Max Coating

Max Coating Expanding in Atlanta

- Friday, March 8, 2013 - 8:01am

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...

VoiceNation

200 Job Openings for Buford-Based Call Center

- Friday, March 8, 2013 - 7:31am

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...

1888 Mills (source:LA Times)

Griffin Textile Plant - Leading a New Wave of Onshoring?

- Friday, March 8, 2013 - 5:28am

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...

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