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Emory Cutting-Edge in Nursing


Nursing School Hub has released its list of the Top 30 Cutting-Edge Nursing Schools. Georgia's own Emory University is ranked #8 on the list. "With modern technology becoming less expensive and easier to integrate into everyday systems, it is easy to provide students with a high-tech education. In...

Unemployment Rate Continues to Decline in Georgia


Georgia’s unemployment rate was released by the Dept. of Labor for the month of October and the results keep improving. The unemployment rate has decreased from 8.3 percent in September to 8.1 percent in October. “We’ve seen our rate go from 8.7 percent in August to 8.3 in September and down to 8....

Successful Job Fair Tips


Each Friday I post upcoming job fairs and career events that are happening across Georgia. Here are some tips by Alison Doyle, a job search expert, to help maximize your opportunities at the different events. Dress for Success: Dress in professional interview attire, carry a portfolio, and wear...

Popular Online Degrees


Due to the flexibility and convenience of taking college courses online, it is becoming an increasing popular way to earn a college degree. Learning House (an organization that helps colleges develop online programs) and Education Dynamics (a company that helps colleges enroll and retain students)...

St. Francis Joins Mayo Clinic


St. Francis Hospital in Columbus has become the most recent member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. They are the first organization in Georgia to join Mayo Clinic, one of the most well known medical and research leaders in the world. One of the main benefits of joining the Mayo Clinic Care Network...

Gwinnett New Home for a German Business


Lapp Group, a German supplier of cables and connectors for the automotive and communications industries, has opened a regional sales office and distribution center in Lawrenceville. The company has created 15 new jobs for Gwinnett County. Charlotte Nash, Gwinnett County Board of Commission...

KOPLA Plant Headed to Harris County


A Korean based automotive manufacturer is opening its first U.S.-based manufacturing facility in West Point. KOPLA will be creating 150 new jobs and investing $15 million into the project by 2018, announced Governor Deal. “We are proud that Korea’s presence in our state continues to grow,” said...

Hiring for the Holidays Resource Expo


The 1st Annual Hiring for the Holidays Military and Community Resource Expo sponsored by SolidHires is being held on Thursday, December 5th from 10 am - 2 pm at the new Smyrna Goodwill Center. Included in the Resource Expo will be educational counseling, housing counseling, resume writing workshop...

Surprise Promotions for Employees


As a way to thank their hard working associates, Walmart surprised 350 employees with promotions during multi-city, town hall meetings in Atlanta, Dallas and Phoenix. NFL superstars Takeo Spikes in Atlanta, Deion Sanders in Dallas, and Patrick Peterson in Phoenix also helped congratulate the...

Health IT Student Innovation Award Winners


Winners for the 2013 Health IT Student Innovation Award have been announced: Needwood Middle School and Meadowcreek High School. Teams from Future Business Leaders of America and Future Health Professionals had to develop and market a "healthy lifestyle" mobile app or mobile optimized website that...

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