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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...

Job Security Strong for Engineers


After performing a survey among engineering employees, Randstand Engineering found that the overall confidence among U.S. engineers in regards to job security remains positive. Even more so than the finance, accounting, IT, healthcare, manufacturing and office industries. "Given the current demand...

Goodwill Opens New Resource Center


Goodwill Industries has opened its new Job Connection Resource Center in the Strong Tower Fellowship Church on Vineville Avenue in Macon, reports 13WMAZ. "People want jobs. Their losing jobs affects families, it affects the children, it gets to the root of the family," said Lindsey Crosby with the...

Briggs Equipment Heading to Clayton


Briggs Equipment is moving to Clayton County and transferring 100 jobs to their new site and adding approximately another 20-25 employees, reports SFGate.com. Briggs Equipment is one of the oldest materials handling equipment providers in the country that originated in Dallas in 1986. They...

Flooring Manufacturer Expanding Facility


Mannington Mills is expanding in Madison, Georgia. They will be adding 45,000 square feet of space and hiring 220 additional employees to the Madison facility. The company expects to complete the new hiring by 2015. "We believe that expanding the Madison facilities is the right thing to do, to...

Comcast Hiring in Atlanta


Comcast is hosting a hiring fair for Customer Service Representatives on Saturday, November 16th from 10 am to 2 pm at the North Metro Career Center located at 2943 N. Druid Hills Road, Atlanta. Interviews will be conducted on-site. Comcast is requesting interested applicants to bring a resume and...

Foreign Students Help Boost Economy


Spending by foreign college students in Georgia directly and indirectly supports 7,239 jobs and adds a half-billion dollars to the state's economy, according to a report by the Institute of International Education. Students spend up to $500.9 million on tuition, fees and living expenses in 2012-...

Sharecare Receives Health IT Award


The Metro Atlanta Chamber announced Sharecare as the "2013 Emerging Company of the Year" at the 4th Annual Health IT Leadership Summit. Sharecare, founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz and Jeff Arnold, is an online health and wellness social engagement platform based out of Atlanta. More than 30 million people...

Shaw Thriving in Savannah


The Savannah Economic Development Authority has welcomed Shaw Industries to Savannah. Shaw has relocated its Southeast distribution center to Savannah from Columbia, South Carolina, and has already doubled its original 156,000 square foot facility to more than 300,000 square feet, reported...

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