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GameStop Hiring!


As the holidays approach, stores are hiring for seasonal employees. GameStop, voted "2012 100 Best Retailers To Work For" is going to hire 17,000 employees nationwide for the holiday season and for the upcoming PlayStation 4 and Xbox One console launches. “The holiday season is our busiest time of...

Comcast Helping to Educate Children


Comcast wants to make sure every student and family has access to the internet, no matter their income level. Internet Essentials allows low income families access to the internet with a low monthly rate of $9.95. The nationwide program first began in 2011 and has reached over 220,000 households...

Georgia Successful in Manufacturing Jobs


Atlanta, Dalton and Norcross are the top 3 Georgia cities for manufacturing jobs, according to the Georgia Manufacturers Register. In addition, Georgia has gained 7,769 manufacturing jobs from May 2012 to May 2013. This is a 1.6 percent gain – one percentage point above the national average. "...

50 New Jobs for Butts County


Salad maker, Ready Pac, has announced it will expand operations in Jackson, GA by adding another 50 employees. The news comes on the heels of a 140 employee expansion this summer. Governor Nathan Deal said “Ready Pac’s decision to expand operations here for the second time illustrates how our...

Military Transition Program Now at Georgia Tech


The unemployment rate for veterans is currently at 13.9%, while the Georgia unemployment rate is at 8.4%. Georgia Tech, a Military Friendly School, is trying to help turn those numbers around with its new initiative. Georgia Tech Professional Education has created the Veterans Education Training...

Textile Manufacturer Coming to Georgia


An Indian textile manufacturer, Shrivallabh Pittie Group, is building its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Georgia creating 250 jobs and investing $70 million announced Gov. Nathan Deal. Their new plant will be in Screven County Industrial Park near Sylvania. The plant will manufacture a range...

Almost 40,000 Legal Jobs Open Nationwide


The most recent report from LawCrossing.com shows 39,892 jobs in the legal profession open across the United States. This figure includes 782 job openings in Atlanta. According to a report from LawCrossing.com a willingness to consider all opportunities is critical to finding a job. Harrison Barnes...

State Farm Continuing to Grow


Atlanta is the hub for State Farm’s Southern region and they have just purchased approximately 3.9 acres along the Atlanta Perimeter for its future campus, reports the Atlanta Business Chronicle. “State Farm is very excited to be adding jobs and bringing development to Atlanta as we expand our...

Career Fairs and Events for October 15-19


Please click on each event for more detailed information. Tuesday, October 15th Surge Staffing from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Clayton Regional Career Center, Jonesboro Global Protective Services from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the North Metro Career Center, Atlanta Newell Recycling, LLC from 9:30 AM to 2:...

American Legion Teams with State for Alpharetta Job Fair


American Legion Post 201 in Alpharetta, GA has announced it will host a Job Fair/Career Expo with the Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday October 24th. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at 201 Wills Road in Alpharetta. Companies and agencies expected to participate in the expo...

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

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