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Career Fairs and Events through January 10th


There's several career fairs and events to kick start the new year. Please click on each event for further detailed information. Wednesday, January 8th VDC from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Carrollton Career Center James Greenhouses from 10 am to 1pm at the Athens Career Center Hire Dynamics from 1:30 pm...

Job Recruitment for AT&T


AT&T will be hosting a job recruitment for Wire Technician positions on Wednesday, January 8th and Thursday, January 9th from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm at the North Metro Career Center located at 2943 North Druid Hills Road, NE. Job positions are available throughout the Atlanta area. Please bring a...

New Manufacturing Jobs for Walker County


Nissin Brake Georgia is adding 30 new jobs at its manufacturing facility in Walker County. The Walker County Development Authority recently announced auto parts manufacturer, which builds disc brake components, steering knuckles and engine mount brackets for Honda, will receive a $1.8 million...

Georgia #4 for New Construction Jobs in 2013


A total of 39 states added construction jobs during 2013 according to the Associated General Contractors of America. A report from Daily Commercial News shows that job growth in the construction sector was widespread. “The widespread job gains seen in most states for the past few months continued...

Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair


The Georgia Department of Defense is teaming up with the Georgia Department of Corrections and the Georgia Department of Labor to host a job fair for military personnel. The job fair will be held January 16th from 10am to 2pm at the Benning Club at Fort Benning. The event is open to both active...

New Year - Best Time for a New Job? [AUDIO]


The New Year could be the best time of the entire year to find a new job. This week on Georgia Works Radio we talk to Elaine Armstrong of Goodwill North Georgia, which is hosting their biggest job fair of the entire year.   Liz Ryan is CEO of Human Workplace and former Fortune 500 Human...

Military “Transition” Center Coming to Warner Robins


The State of Georgia and AT&T have announced they will join to build a center for higher education programming dedicated to military veterans and their families in the transition to civilian careers. The professional development facility is on 44 acres of land directly across from Robins Air...

How to Lower the Cost of College [AUDIO]


The cost of college is one of the largest monetary investments a person will make. Consider these facts: The average total cost for a student earning a four-year degree is now more than $100,000. The rate of inflation for college education is now higher than it is for health care. College debt is...

A "Good News" Story to finish 2013 [AUDIO]


What better way to finish 2013 than to consider the good news we brought you this year. Perhaps one of the best is the story of the LEAD program created by a former professional baseball player. LEAD is the highly successful mentoring and training program established by former Chicago Cub and...

Online Holiday Shopping & Year-End Car Buying [AUDIO]


It's a Christmas version of Georgia Works radio. This week we talk to the good people at RetailMeNot.com to talk online shopping for the holidays. We also discover why Georgia is becoming a "hot spot" for solar energy. Also this week we determine whether this truly is the best time of year to...

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