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WellStar Health Systems has over 900 job openings in metro Atlanta

Top 5 Companies Hiring in Metro Atlanta

The popular jobs website,, has released a list of the top 5 employers with available jobs in 25 major metro markets. According to a report from Forbes, James Beriker, CEO of Simply Hired, says job...

October 22, 2013
The DeLoach Connector is estimated to have 8,000 trucks transporting goods daily.

Truck Route to Savannah Port Underway

The Jimmy DeLoach Parkway Connector is underway and is scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2016. The DeLoach Connector is the long anticipated 3.1 mile, four-lane route that will allow trucks direct access to the...

October 21, 2013
Hannah Solar, LLC, a leader in sustainable energy, will soon be in Rome.

Solar Power Project Coming to Rome

Pirelli Tire, located in Rome, is sub-leasing approximately 3 acres of land to Hannah Solar, an Atlanta based renewable energy solutions provider. Hannah Solar will be producing solar energy as part of the Georgia Power...

October 21, 2013
Training and Educating Georgia's Workforce is Critical to Georgia's Future

Building a Brighter Future Through Workforce Readiness

Estimates suggest that by the year 2020, 60% of all Georgia jobs will require a college degree or certification. Today, only 42% of Georgia’s workforce meets these qualifications. Perhaps more sobering is the fact that...

October 21, 2013
Columbus is ranked #74 out of 100 by's 2014 Best Places to Live.

Columbus Ranks As Top Place to Live has released its 2014 Top 100 Best Places to Live. They look at small to mid-sized cities and examine what makes a city a great place to work and visit. Factors such as walkability, transportation,...

October 21, 2013
Real Estate Investing in Becoming Hot Again in Georgia

Investing in Georgia - Real Estate & Start-ups [AUDIO]

At a time when bank certificates of deposit and U.S. treasuries are returning less than 2% a year, real estate and small business start-ups have become hot investments. The market to “flip” houses is back, but does it...

October 20, 2013
There are seventeen (17) career fairs and events for the week of October 21st.

Career Fairs and Events for October 21st-25th

Monday, October 21st Teachers R Us from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PMat the Clayton Career Center, Jonesboro Tuesday, October 22nd Caterpillar Workshop from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Athens Career Center, Athens Employer...

October 18, 2013
Atlanta's wages have increased 2.5 percent over the past year.

Atlanta #4 City for Rising Wages

Wall Street Cheat Sheet has recently listed eight cities in the U.S. where wages are on the rise. According to the article, real wages have dropped almost 7 percent since 2006. This means that inflation has outpaced...

October 18, 2013
The Northwest Georgia Career Expo is being held in Rome at the Forum Civic Center Complex on Nov. 14th.

Northwest Georgia Career Expo & Expo Prep

The Annual Northwest Georgia Career Expo is set for Thursday, November 14th, from 9 am to 3 pm at the Forum Civic Center Complex located at 2 Government Plaza in Rome. There were over 90 venders that participated last...

October 18, 2013

Georgia Colleges Excel in Community Service

There were fourteen (14) Georgia colleges and universities that were listed on the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Each year the U.S. President highlights higher learning institutions...

October 17, 2013