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Atlanta Construction Jobs Strong


Although not at its highest levels, construction employment is on the rise in the majority of metro cities and states reports the Associated General Contractors of America. In fact, the Atlanta metro area ranks second in construction new hires adding 8,500 hires from October 2012 through October...

New Physician Assistant Program


With a shortage of Physician Assistants in Georgia, the Georgia campus of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM) plans to open a physician assistant program, reports the Albany Herald. "It's an exceptional opportunity for PCOM to expand its reach and provision of services to...

What Happened to Black Friday? [AUDIO}


What was once easily defined as the day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday has taken on a whole new meaning and can no longer be defined by a single day. This week on Georgia Works Radio we talk to retail expert John Talbot who teaches retailing at Indiana University. He says Black Friday is no...

Career Fairs and Events for December 2nd - 6th


Please click on each event for detailed information. Monday, December 2nd Kelly Services from 1pm to 3pm at the Gwinnett County Career Center Tuesday, December 3rd Omni Group from 10am to 12 Noon at the Athens Career Center RGIS from 10am to 12 Noon at the Cobb/Cherokee Career Center, Marietta AT...

Stone Mountain Park: Lights, Action, and Jobs


Tis the season for holiday jobs and holiday sightseeing. Stone Mountain Park has them both. Christmas in Stone Mountain, which runs through Janurary 1st, brings thousands of visitors to the state park for live Christmas shows, parades, lights and experiences. The Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Resort...

Atlanta Tech Village Hosting Holiday Showcase


Atlanta Tech Village is hosting a holiday showcase to celebrate Atlanta's hottest technology startups and technological developments this past year. The showcase is sponsored by the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and BDO.  It will be held on Wednesday, December 4th from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. at the...

Smashburger Expanding in Atlanta


Smashburger is expanding its presence in five markets, which include Atlanta, the company announced. Other cities include Orlando, Jacksonville, Oakland, and Charlotte. Scott Crane, CEO of Smashburger, comments, “Smashburger has seen great success in rekindling Americans’ love affair with burgers...

300 Jobs for Gwinnett


VetConnexx is opening its third location in Gwinnett County and creating 300 jobs, announced the GwinnettDailyPost.com. The company, led by CEO Larry Ellis, helps veteran with disabilities and returning veterans and their spouses find new career paths and permanent employment. The new facility is...

Wanted: Forklift Operators


Manpower, a workforce recruitment and training organization, is hosting two job fairs Tuesday, November 26th. The first job fair is to recruit bilingual certified forklift drivers. The recruitment is from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at the Gwinnett County Department of Labor located at 2211 Beaver Ruin...

AT&T Hiring Across Georgia


AT&T has announced that they are filling positions throughout the states of Georgia and Alabama. In Georgia alone, there are 160 jobs available across the state. Many of the positions are the result of AT&T's Project Velocity IP (Project VIP), according to telecompaper.com. Project...

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