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Goodwill Hosting Multi-Location Event on January 15th


Goodwill of North Georgia is hosting its second annual multi-location event on Wednesday, January 15th. Nine career centers will be hosting job fairs with employers on-site at each location recruiting workers for professional, warehouse and retail positions. The Goodwill career centers...

Losing Weight on Your New Year Resolution List? [AUDIO]


One of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions is losing weight. This week on Georgia Works Radio we talk to a new fitness center franchise that is planning locations all across the state. Orangetheory Fitness says their method of weight loss is unique, which is one reason why they are growing so...

Career Fairs and Events for January 13th - 17th


Please click on each event for more detailed information. Monday, January 13th Hi-Hope Service Center from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Athens Career Center Atlanta Braves from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the North Metro Career Center in Atlanta Expert Financial Services from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the...

Albany Attracting New Businesses


Six new businesses are coming to Albany, according to mysouthwestga.com, which translates to more jobs for the area. Kauffman Tire has recently opened up shop in Albany, and has announced new store openings in Thomasville, Cordele, and Valdosta. Additional businesses opening in Albany are Ashley...

Georgia Colleges Make Kiplinger's Top Rankings


Kiplinger has released it's 2014 Special Report on College Rankings. They rank public and private colleges and universities based specific criteria such as admission rate, test scores of incoming freshmen, graduation rate, affordability and academic quality. Which Georgia colleges and universities...

More Recovery in 2014 Predicted by Economists


More Americans will benefit from the economic recovery this year as fiscal uncertainty gives way and consumers and business owners start to feel more confident, according to BBVA Compass economists. "In 2014, stronger business and consumer confidence, higher household net worth, a lower drag from...

Job Readiness Event in Hazlehurst


The Georgia Department of Labor is hosting a Job Readiness and Employer Hiring Event on Tuesday, January 14th and Wednesday, January 15th from 10 am to 4 pm each day. The event will be at the Jeff Davis Middle School Yellow Jacket Gymnasium located at 93 Collins Drive in Hazlehurst. The following...

KSU Offering New Master's Degree


Kennesaw State University is now offering a Master of Science degree with a major in applied statistics. The program, ideal for those in engineering, business or the science industries, will have a strong emphasis on statistical software programs such as Six Sigma, JMP and SAS and will follow a non...

Paulding County Business Climate Thriving


Paulding County has reached its lowest unemployment rate since 2008, announced Georgia's Department of Labor spokesman John Ard, as reported in NeighborhoodNewspapers.com. The county's unemployment rate was 6.3 percent in November - a full percentage point lower than the statewide rate. Seasonal...

Metro Atlanta in Top 10 for Home Buyers


ZipRealty, an online marketing tool for the real estate industry, has released a list of the hottest metro cities for home buyers in 2014. The list was based on consumer search activity on ZipRealty.com. "We analyzed home search activity on our site over the past year to find out where people are...

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