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United Arab Shipping Moving HQ to Gwinnett


The United Arab Shipping Company (USAC) is going to be relocating its North American headquarters to Gwinnett County, announced Gov. Nathan Deal. The company will be investing double-digit millions and creating 160 jobs in its 50,000 square-foot facility. The facility will be located off of...

Medtech Offering Career Training in Healthcare Industry


There is an increasing number of job opportunities in the healthcare field. If you are thinking of a new career in the healthcare industry, Medtech may be an option. Medtech focuses on professional development, nursing training, healthcare education and continuing education development. Now their...

Cartersville Facility Adding Jobs


Aquafil, an Italian carpet fiber manufacturing facility located in Cartersville, is adding to its main facility and adding a second production facility, announced The Daily Tribune News. The $20 to $25 million dollar investment will create an additional 100 jobs for the Cartersville area bringing...

Minimalism - is it right for you?[AUDIO]


This week on Georgia Works Radio we look into minimalism.  Joshua Fields Milburn & Ryan Nicodemus have given up just about all worldly goods to live a life they say focuses on relationships, not things. They have quit their jobs, sold most of their furniture, done away with almost all...

Alanta Jazz Musician Wins Belk Music Contest


Back in December, Georgia Works highlighted the Belk Southern Musician Showcase. More than two thousand musicians competed for a chance to win the opportunity to perform at a Belk sponsored/Live Nation amphitheater in Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, or Raleigh along with their song being featured in a...

Career Fairs and Events for March 15th - 21st


Please click on each event for more detailed information. Saturday, March 15th Gwinnett County Police Department from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Gwinnett Police Training Center in Lawrenceville Kroger from 8:00 am to 12 Noon at the Kroger on State Bridge Road in Alpharetta Monday, March 17th...

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...

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