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CatchMark Aquiring Georgia Timberlands


CatchMark Timber is purchasing 36,340 acres of timberland in Southeast Georgia and East Texas for approximately $74 million (PRNewswire). The project is known as Waycross-Panola properties, as the Georgia timberland is in Baxter (Waycross) and the East Texas timberland is in Panola. The Waycross...

Tips for Better Networking


Attending a networking event can seem like a great opportunity for some, but for others, it can bring about nervous anxiety. Careerealism and Adam LoDolce come to the rescue with their "5 Quick Tips for More Confident Networking." First of all, keep things simple. A simple, "Hello, my name is _____...

Mixed Use Development Coming to Morningside


A new mixed-use development is getting underway at the Morningside neighborhood, according to Amy Wenk of Atlanta Business Chronicle. The 6-acre project, headed up by Fuqua Development LLC, will include 300 apartments and 34,000 square feet of retail space at Piedmont Avenue and Cheshire Bridge...

Spring Brings Flowers...and Jobs!


Spring is the busiest time of year for home improvement, therefore, Lowe's stores is hiring 25,000 seasonal employees. In warmer climates (Florida, Texas, Arizona and Southern California) hiring has already begun. Lowe's locations in Georgia are just now beginning to advertise seasonal employment...

Engineers Have Confidence in Job Security


In a recent survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Randstad Engineering, several positive highlights emerged for the engineering industry. First, the majority of engineers (sixty percent) are confident in their ability to find a new job. Second, eighty six percent of engineers report they are...

Career Fair at the Columbus Convention Center


Clear Channel Radio will be hosting its 11th Annual Career and Job Expo on Thursday, March 20th, with the help of Columbus Technical College and the Georgia Department of Labor. The event will be held from 9 am to 2 pm at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center located at 801 Front Avenue in the...

Six Flags Still Hiring


Last month, Georgia Works highlighted Six Flags Over Georgia. The ever popular amusement park is getting ready to open this Saturday, March 15th, and is still hiring for the season. Positions still available include the following: Entertainment Techs/Performers/Costume Character Maintenance/...

Healthcare Industry Company Expanding in Peachtree City


Gerresheimer Peachtree City, LP, is expanding its production and development practices at its Fayette County location. The German based company will be creating an additional 120 jobs and investing double-digit millions into the expansion, Governor Deal announced. “Georgia’s healthcare industry is...

Construction Continues in Atlanta


Construction employment has hit its highest levels since 2009, reports the Construction Citizen and AGC America. In a recent report by AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson, construction employment (both residential and non-residential) has shown monthly and yearly increases. Residential construction...

Career Fairs and Events for March 11th - 15th


Please click on each event for further detailed information. Tuesday, March 11th Teachers R Us from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at the North Metro Career Center in Atlanta FGD Group recruiting Sales Associates from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Clayton Regional Career Center in Jonesboro Global Protective...

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

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