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Dubai Airshow Helps Georgia's Aerospace Exporters


The 2013 Dubai Airshow took place in November and was the largest airshow in any airshow history. There were more than 60,000 attendees, more than 1,000 exhibitors and more than $206 billion worth of orders. Several aviation companies from Georgia participated in and reaped benefits from the event...

Home Depot Building a Positive 2014


The Home Depot is expecting their sales to be up approximately 5.6 percent for the year. The world's largest home improvement retailer headquartered in Atlanta, is also projecting a sales growth of 5 percent for 2014. "Thanks to the hard work and dedication of our associates, we expect to meet the...

Georgia Tax Revenues Continue to Grow


The Georgia Department of Revenue reports that overall tax collections in November grew by $49 million, or 3.6% over November of 2012. The state of Georgia collected almost $1.4 billion in tax revenue during November 2013. Individual income tax and sales tax revenues actually declined slightly in...

Food Services Company Recruiting in Kennesaw


Sodexo, the food services provider at Kennesaw State University, is recruiting food service workers on Monday, December 16th from 2 pm - 5 pm at KSU in Building 40, The Commons, located at 1000 Chastain Road. With the help of the Georgia Dept. of Labor, the company is recruiting food service...

IT Hiring Forecast Optimistic


The 2014 Atlanta IT hiring forecast has been released by Robert Half Technology. One hundred chief information officers were surveyed from the Atlanta area, and the consensus show optimism about IT growth and investments. "We continue to see many Atlanta businesses investing in IT initiatives,"...

Braves to Cobb [AUDIO]


The Cobb County Braves? Not exactly, but the Atlanta Braves are officially moving to Cobb County. This week on Georgia Works Radio we talk to Cobb Commission Chairman Tim Lee who was instrumental in crafting the deal that moves a major league baseball team to the suburbs. We also talk to Cobb...

Job Opportunities for Pet Lovers


Calling all pet lovers! PetSmart, one of the nation's largest pet retailers, has over 600 job openings across the state. There are a variety of positions available in many different locations, for example: Distribution Center Supervisor in Newnan Support Manager in Gainesville, Flowery Branch,...

President Tatum of Spelmen College Receives Leadership Award


Beverly Daniel Tatum, the President of Spelman College, has received the 2013 Academic Leadership Award from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. There were only four recipients of the award including the presidents of Duke University, Arizona State University, Stanford University and Atlanta's...

TAG Business Intelligence and Analytics Awards


The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the TAG Business Intelligence and Analytics Society of TAG have recently recognized their winners for the 2013 Innovation Awards. Georgia Southern University and Manheim were both recognized for their outstanding achievements in their development and...

Career Fairs and Events for December 9th - 14th


Please click on each event for more detailed information. Monday, December 9th Resource Employment Solutions from 10 am to 3 pm at the DeKalb Career Center Hire Dynamics (Toys R Us) from 10 am to 12 pm at the Clayton Regional Career Center, Jonesboro Tuesday, December 10th Expert Personnel from...

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

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