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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...

Property Brothers Filming in Atlanta


There's been a long list of movies filming in the state recently: The Hunger Games, Dumb and Dumber, Identity Thief, Parental Guidance, just to name a few. The film and television industry has helped support Georgia's economy and has helped Georgia become a leader in the film and television...

Women Recouping Jobs


Since 2008, women have regained all lost jobs during the recession, reports the Wall Street Journal. Men, however, have not. In early 2008, there were 67.4 million women employed in the U.S. Today the numbers are up to a record 67.5 million women, according to the Labor Department. On the other...

Caterpillar Opens Doors for Jobs [AUDIO]


The largest Georgia manufacturing facility since Kia Motors is now open. Governor Nathan Deal and from across the state recently celebrated the official grand-opening of the new Caterpillar plant near Athens, GA. The facility will manufacture small tractors and excavating equipment. The overall...

Career Fairs and Events for November 18th - 22nd


Please click on each event for detailed information. Monday, November 18th Hire Dynamics (Toys R Us) from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Clayton Regional Career Center, Jonesboro Tuesday, November 19th Kipe Staffing from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the Gwinnett Career Center, Norcross Roadlink Workforce...

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

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