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Growing STEM in the Southeast

Heather Neal - Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 6:55am

The Southern Education Desk posted an article this morning about the growing trend of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) in education. The article highlighted a particular element, a STEM Academy, which...

Sixteen Job Fair & Career Expo Events are Scheduled

Sixteen Job Fair Events Across Georgia June 22 - June 27

- Friday, June 21, 2013 - 2:23pm

There are 16 Career Fairs and Events for the week of Saturday, June 22 through Thursday, June 27th. Saturday, June 22 Career Guidance Expo 10:00 AM to 2:00 PMBig Miller Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Lithonia Monday,...

Unemployment is predicted at a rate of 6.7% at the end of 2014!

Congrats Metro Atlanta, our economy is bigger than Iran's!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 11:03am

According to a report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Metro Atlanta has the 10th largest economy in America...

Georgia Fights to End Youth Unemployment

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 9:48am

Youth unemployment is consistantly reaching high levels. To help prepare students for good jobs in growth industries, a number of states have stepped up to the plate and in a few short years initiated intense system-...

Unemployment is expected to fall to 6% by the end of 2014.

The Nations Unemployment Rate is the Lowest Since 2008!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 7:59am

The U.S. Labor Department announced that employers added 288,000 non-farm jobs in June which tops the census estimates of $215,000, and raising hopes for more increase in the second half of the year. In addition, the...

Nursing is #10 on the list!

10 Hardest Jobs to Fill & The Hot Careers in GA Now - 2020!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, July 21, 2014 - 5:00am

The nations unemployment rate is the lowest it has ever been since 2008 at 6.1%. Still, even with this number decreasing, it is still an obstacle for many to find employment. The question, why? As I'm sure many...

Metro Atlanta's Unemployment Rate Increases

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 2:10pm

According to the state labor department, even with metro Atlanta jobs increasing by 5,900 to total 2,470,600 in August, Atlanta's unemployment rate increased to 8.1% from July's 7.9%. To date, 51,400 jobs have...

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