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Paulding County Business Climate Thriving

- Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 12:57pm

Paulding County has reached its lowest unemployment rate since 2008, announced Georgia's Department of Labor spokesman John Ard, as reported in The county's unemployment rate was 6.3 percent...

The Georgia DOL is proactively helping job seekers learn the skills to land a job.

Job Readiness Event in Hazlehurst

- Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 9:37am

The Georgia Department of Labor is hosting a Job Readiness and Employer Hiring Event on Tuesday, January 14th and Wednesday, January 15th from 10 am to 4 pm each day. The event will be at the Jeff Davis Middle School...

Georgia's unemployment rate dropped in December due to seasonal employment.

December Job Growth Best in 8 Years

- Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 6:38am

The Georgia Department of Labor announced that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased in December. The rate in November was 7.6 percent compared to 7.4 percent in December. In December of 2012, the...

There will be new employers and expanding employers looking to hire at the career expo.

Northeast Georgia Career Fair On Monday, Feb. 3rd

- Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 7:05am

The Department of Labor is hosting a career expo in Northeast Georgia on Monday, February 3rd from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Cateechee Golf Club located at 140 Cateechee Trail in Hartwell. This particular career fair...

The Georgia Ports Authority has rescheduled their recruitment for THIS Wednesday, Feb. 5th.

Georgia Ports Authority Job Recruitment

- Monday, February 3, 2014 - 5:32am

The Georgia Ports Authority recruitment has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 5th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The recruitment will be at the Savannah Career Center, located at 5520 White Bluff Road. There will be a...

Fox's will have two separate job recruitments this week.

New Restaurant in Rome Hiring

- Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 5:51am

The new Fox's Pizza in Rome will opening in April and will be having two job recruitments this week to help fill 15 full-time and part-time positions. Available positions include food service workers, cooks, servers,...

The Georgia DOL is sponsoring the Veteran Spring Career Fair in Valdosta.

Veteran Spring Career Fair

- Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 1:51pm

There will be a Veteran Spring Career Fair held on Thursday, March 13th in Valdosta. The career fair will be open to veterans, their family members, active duty personnel, military retirees, National Guard and U.S....

Georgia has 80,000 more jobs now than a year ago reports Labor Commissioner Mark Butler.

Georgia's Unemployment Continues to Decline

- Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 5:19am

The Georgia Department of Labor has just announced that January is the seventh consecutive month that the unemployment rate has declined. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in December was 7.4 percent, whereas...

The job gains have been in state-operated public schools, professional & business services, construction, ed & health services.

Georgia's Unemployment Rate Continues to Decline

- Friday, March 21, 2014 - 6:35am

February was the eighth month in a row that the unemployment rate dropped, according to the numbers by the Georgia Department of Labor. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was down from 7.3 percent in January to 7...


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