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New Robotics Research at Georgia Tech


With Georgia Tech being one of the top premier robotics research universities in the nation, it is not surprising that they have announced a new research institute: The Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (IRIM). This is just one of ten Interdisciplinary Research Institutes launched...

Library Helping Community Find Jobs


The Gwinnett County Public Library and The Atlanta Regional Workforce has joined together to form the JobSmart Program. The JobSmart Program has a Mobile Career Lab that offers career guidance services to jobseekers in the community. There are career counselors available along with computer...

Georgia #1 in U.S for Business!


Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that one of his long term goals has finally been met. Georgia is now ranked as the best state in America to do business. Site Selection magazine, the leading economic development trade publication, has moved Georgia from its #5 ranking in 2012 to the #1 spot in 2013...

Kauffman Tire Hosting Job Fair


Kauffman Tire and South Georgia Technical College Americus campus will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, November 14th from 11am - 2pm and 4pm - 7pm at the John M. Pope Industrial Technology Center. Kauffman Tire is opening several new store locations: Cordele, Albany and Valdosta. They will be...

Duluth Home to New Food Processing Business


A planning and engineering firm exclusively to the food and beverage industries is opening a new location in Duluth. The Dennis Group, LLC, is expected to bring 35 jobs to Gwinnett County, according to the Gwinnett Daily Post. The Dennis Group was established in 1987 and currently has more than...

Georgia's #1 STEM School [AUDIO]


U.S. students have fallen behind much of the industrialized world in math & science scores. The most recent international testing shows American students near the middle of the pack when compared to 38 nations around the world.  The struggles of U.S. students in an increasingly global...

Career Fairs and Events for November 2nd - 8th


Please click on each event for more detailed information. Saturday, November 2nd Johnson Controls Inc. Job Fair from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Johnson Controls Plant (West Point Facility), West Point Monday, November 4th Liberty Tax Service from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Dalton Career Center,...

How Teachers Can Help Their Students Get Hired


Georgia’s college and career clusters, which help students develop a practical career plan, puts the state’s young professionals at a tremendous advantage. That said, even more can be done to prepare students to enter the workforce - whether they intend to attend college or not. Though helpful in...

RSI Putting Americans Back to Work


Rural Sourcing, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, was featured in Inc. Magazine's 2nd annual  "Hire Power Awards." The Hire Power Awards honors private businesses that help to generate U.S. jobs. “For the second year in a row, we are pleased to recognize the employers who are putting Americans...

Surya Rugs Growing in Bartow County


Surya Rugs is planning an expansion in Bartow County, reports the Rome News-Tribune. Specifically, the project will impact 75 acres on Cass White Road in White. There will be two phases of the expansion. The first phase will include 50,000 square feet designated for office space. The second phase...

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