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Korea-based defense manufacturer comes to Duluth!


It was announced today that Dasan Machineries, manufacturer based in Korea, will located to Gwinnett County and create 150 jobs while investing $30 million over the next three years into that project. Governor Deal stated, “Our longstanding business relationship with Korea is evident when state-of-...

Southern Ionics Invests Over $100 Million In GA!


The Mississippi-based chemical manufacturer, Southern Ionics will invest more than $100 million in Charlton, Brantly and Pierce counties over the next two years creating 125 jobs.   Governor deal made the annoucement on Tuesday and stated, “Georgia’s competitive business climate is the...

Viracon to create 125 jobs in Bulloch County!


Governor Nathan Deal announced today that the leading glass fabricator, Viracon, will expand its current operations to Statesboro creating 125 jobs and investing $2 million in its facility!   Deal went on to say, “Georgia’s booming manufacturing sector makes it easy for leading global...

Is Atlanta the best place to start a career?


For most recent graduates or those about to graduate, the job market looks dim. Finding a job these days, much less a place to lay down the foundation to grow a successful career is far from "simple" in this current economic climate. Many employers have adopted the "wait and see" approach to the...

Otsuka Chemical to open headquarters in Spalding County!


Governor Deal announced today that the Japan-based Otsuka Chemical Co., Ltd. will esablish its North American HQ's at Georgia's first eco-friendly park in Spalding County, creating 32 jobs.   Deal goes on to say, “I’m thrilled that this state-of-the-art chemical company has chosen...

Georgia Tourism is Booming & Makes Up 10.2% of all Jobs!


Georgia tourism is BOOMING! According to the U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics, our visitor impact is up 18% than in its pre-recession level in 2007. In 2013 alone, tourism spending generated $2.8 billion in revenue and in addition, saved every Georgia househld a savings of $770 in...

The Top Hiring Companies In Atlanta!


Forbes ranks the top hiring companies in 15 big cities and Atlanta made the list! Do you work at one of these companies? If not, they are hiring today!    Atlanta, Ga. 1. Home Depot: 1,180 job openings 2. WellStar Health System: 1,013 job openings 3. Northside Hospital: 759 job openings...

Low-Stress, High-Paying Jobs!


You would think I was kidding if I told you that you can actually have a high-paying job with little stress wouldn't you? Well, Im here to tell you that your dream has become a reality! According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, stress at the workplace can cause...

Where to Find High-Growth and High-Paying Jobs!


In todays world, finding a career you enjoy and also pays well seems to be harder and harder to find, right? The U.S. Department of Labor has put together a variety of careers that pay $30 an hour and up! These careers are also projected to add at least 60,000 jobs between 2012-2022! See more here!

Smart Career Moves for Middle-Aged Workers


Been at the same job for 30 years? Burnt out and want to try something different? Your past experience could help you in one of the few smart careers for middle aged works. If you are middle-aged and are looking for a new beginning, there are many jobs where your previous experience is an...

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