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Georgia DOL Helping Monroe County


Beginning on Wednesday, January 8th, the Georgia Department of Labor will begin providing employment related services to Monroe County.  Workshops will include resume writing and assistance with applications. The workshops will be offered on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at...

TMX Finance Hosting Hiring Event


TMX Finance, a consumer finance and title lending company, is adding jobs in the Metro Atlanta area and is hosting a job recruitment "Meet and Greet" event. The company is searching for several positions: General Manager positions, Store Manager positions, and Customer Service Representative...

Atlanta Clean Tech Leader


The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) has released a clean tech industry report showing that the Atlanta region is poised to become a "global industry leader in clean technology."   Atlanta is home to 541 clean tech company facilities representing 30,605 jobs focused on clean technology. Since 2010...

Proctor & Gamble Expanding


Proctor & Gamble is going to be relocating and expanding its operations, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The company currently operates out of Fairburn and will be relocating to a more than 1-million square foot building in Union City, the article stated. To read the full article...

5 Reasons to Continue Job Searching During the Holidays


Being the holiday season, many job searchers may put a halt on their job search until the holiday festivities are completed. However, Laura Smith-Proulx of Careerealism.com, gives five significant reasons to continue looking for employment. 1. Employers Are Still Hiring. Some industries have...

Mohawk Expansion Creating 420 Jobs


Mohawk Industries will be converting two manufacturing facilities in Dalton and Rome in order to keep up with growing demands, Governor Deal has just announced. This will create an additional 420 new jobs in Dalton and preserve 230 jobs in Rome. Mohawk will be investing about $85 million into the...

Wanted: Certified Nurse Assistants


Family Bridges Healthcare is in need of Certified Nurse Assistants. There will be a job recruitment fair including interviews on Friday, December 6th from 10am to 1pm at the Griffin Career Center located at 1514 Highway 16 West, Griffin. Interested candidates should bring a resume and job...

Private Business Strong in Georgia


Inc. Magazine has recently released its seventh annual Inc. 5000 list - a list of the nation's fastest growing private companies. According to Inc., the list represents the most important segment of the economy, independent entrepreneurs. "Not all the companies on the Inc. 5000 are in glamorous...

Atlanta Company Makes Top 20 in Super Bowl Commercial Contest


Two months ago, Georgia Works introduced the Intuit "Small Business Big Game" contest. As a recap, because Intuit believes that small businesses drive the American economy, they are giving one small business a commercial spot during the Super Bowl. One business from Atlanta made it through the...

Atlanta #3 for Job Seekers


There are certain U.S. cities that are more promising than others for finding employment. Jacquelyn Smith of Forbes, informs job seekers which cities are most attractive (and least attractive). “These three cities, D.C., Hartford and Atlanta, have a lot going for them economically and are homes to...

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