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Join the "Red Kettle" Army [AUDIO]


The “Red” Kettles will soon be everywhere, or at least we should hope. One of Georgia’s most successful charity efforts, to help those in need during the holiday season, is the Salvation Army Red Kettle program. This week on Georgia Works we talk to Salvation Army Atlanta Area Commander, Major Todd...

Hiring Our Heroes Job Fairs


Hiring Our Heroes, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is helping veterans and military spouses find employment. Hiring Our Heroes will be having two job fairs this week in Augusta and Atlanta. Tuesday, November, 12th from 10 am to 1 pm will be a job fair at Savannah Rapids...

Career Fairs and Events for November 11th - 15th


Please click on event for further detailed information. Tuesday, November 12th AutoNation from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Cobb/Cherokee GDOL, Marietta NWGA Job Readiness Kickoff from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at The Forum Civic Center Complex, Rome Wednesday, November 13th Surge Staffing from 9:00 AM...

Augusta Corporate Park Adding Renewable Energy Jobs


Augusta Renewable Energy LLC is building its first anaerobic digestion facility in Georgia and will create approximately 10 highly technical positions, announced the Augusta Chronicle. The new facility will be in the Augusta Corporate Park and will primarily use coffee grounds from the neighboring...

200 Jobs for Savannah


Southern Aviation Parts & Services has announced it will invest up to $17 million over the next five years to develop two locations in the Savannah area. The general aviation services company is expected to hire up to 200 people with an average salary of $60,000 per year. According to a report...

UGA's College of Engineering Enrollment Growing


The College of Engineering at the University of Georgia became official in the fall of 2012. In a year's time, the college grew by nearly 50 percent, reports the Athens Banner-Herald. Enrollment is just shy of 1,000 but is expected to grow between 1,400 and 1,500 in the next couple of years,...

AT&T Hiring Veterans


More than 3,600 veterans have started new careers with AT & T this year. Because the newly hired veterans' skills have turned out to be such a good fit for the company, AT & T has doubled its original hiring goal to 10,000 veterans and their family members over the next 5 years. "We're...

UGA Hiring More Faculty


The University of Georgia is hiring sixteen new faculty positions. The faculty hirings have been created through a $2.2 million interdisciplinary hiring initiative with the goal of enhancing teaching, service and research in fields that are of emerging statewide and global significance, reports...

Gwinnett Tech and SPSU Earn High Rankings


Gwinnett Technical College and Southern Polytechnic State University have made the Top 10 list of “Top Schools for Construction Management Degrees” by Rock and Dirt, a blog serving the construction equipment industry, reported the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The rankings were compiled by the...

Birch Communications Creating 50 New Jobs


Birch Communications, Headquartered in Atlanta, has announced they will be adding 50 new employees to their staff, with many openings based out of Macon. They are an IP-based communications and cloud service provider to small and medium sized businesses. “At Birch, we welcome talented individuals...

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