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Atlanta Hosting National Recruiting Conference


A global leader in recruiting conferences is hosting an “Unconference” in Atlanta this December. #tru and CollegeRecruiter will be at Matrix Resources Atlanta on Wednesday, December 11th, from 9 am to 6pm located at 1000 Abernathy Road. Space is limited to 150 attendees. This “Unconference” is...

Country Star Exceeds Fundraising Goal for Atlanta Playground


Country music superstar, Martina McBride, recently set out to help construct a new playground for children at Atlanta’s Chastain Park. The project, Chastain Park Conservancy Playground, needed $20,000 in funding. McBride’s fundraising efforts, through the website Crowdrise.com, eclipsed that figure...

Advisors Helping Students Attend College


The Georgia College Advising Corps began in 2008 and is sponsored by the University of Georgia's Institute of Higher Education. Advisors, who are mostly recent UGA graduates, serve a two year commitment and work alongside high school guidance counselors with the goal of increasing college...

HoneyBaked is Hiring!


It may only be October, but HoneyBaked is gearing up for the holiday season. The company is preparing for its annual rush on its signature Honey Baked Hams, Turkey Breasts by providing part-time jobs for thousands of people nationwide. HoneyBaked employs more than 10,000 seasonal employees each...

Movie Update: Extras Needed


The movie, SpongeBob SquarePants 2, is currently filming in Savannah and Tybee Island. Marty Siu Casting is looking for extras who are local or can work local to the Savannah area. Extras needed are specifically kids ages 6 – 12, but all ages and ethnicities are welcome to register. The first...

Brunswick Call Center Job Openings


Adecco is a global staffing and workforce solution business. They offer temporary and contract staffing, permanent recruiting and managing services. Currently, Adecco is  recruiting for call center representatives in the Brunswick area. There are four different types of positions available...

Jobs for Veterans & Salespeople [AUDIO]


This week on Georgia Works radio we look at helping returning U.S. military veterans find jobs, specifically in technology. We are talk to one employer with lots of job openings for sales and marketing people. Featured Guests: Tino Mantella – President & CEO of the Technology Association of...

Georgia Family Business Awards


The Georgia Family Business of the Year Awards is given out each year by the Cox Family Enterprise Center in the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University. The Georgia Family Business of the Year Awards honor and recognize the positive contributions provided by family firms...

Hiring a Hero - Paychecks for Patriots [AUDIO]


The Georgia Department of Labor and the Technology Association of Georgia have teamed-up for an outstanding cause, finding jobs for our returning war veterans through "Paychecks for Patriots". According to Alpharetta, GA-based Hire Heroes USA, there are more than 1 million unemployed U.S. military...

Part-time Jobs a Plenty [AUDIO]


MarketSource, an Alpharetta, GA-based sales and marketing solutions company, was recently listed by AOL Jobs as having the most part-time jobs available in the U.S. This week on Georgia Works radio we talk to Scott Wiley, the Director of Talent Acquisition for MarketSource. We discuss the wealth...

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