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Georgia is #1 [AUDIO]


Georgia is now ranked best in the nation for business climate. Site Selection magazine has chosen our state as the top place in which to do business. The achievement of being ranked #1 in the United States for business climate has been a goal for many Georgia Governors, including Nathan Deal...

Paper Product Facility Moving to Macon


Aspen Products Inc., a major private label paper manufacturer, is going to be opening a 200,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Macon, announced Governor Nathan Deal. The company will be creating more than 200 jobs and investing $13 million into the project. “Innovative companies such as...

Career Fairs and Events for November 25th - 29th


Below are the career fairs and events scheduled for November 25th - 29th. Please click on each event for detailed information. Monday, November 25th Hire Dynamics (Toys R Us) from 10 am to 12 Noon at the Clayton Regional Career Center in Jonesboro Tuesday, November 26th Guardsmark from 10 am to...

Alcohol Manufacturer Locating to Cumming


Spirits USA is considering moving their bottling operations to Cumming in the near future bringing more than 50 new jobs to Cumming, reports Forsythnews.com. “They’re going to initially move their bottling operations to Cumming and then, over a period of about nine to 12 months, move the distilling...

Need Engineers?


This past fall, the Georgia Tech Institute of Industrial Engineers held their annual IIE Fall Career Fair. Over 600 Georgia Tech students attended the fair with 42 companies recruiting top talent from one of the best engineering schools in the country. January 30, 2014, will be the next IIE Career...

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...

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