Some career advisers say a personal website chronicling your work is better—and more dynamic—than a resume nowadays. The argument is that having a unique website dedicated to a job-seekers’ career accomplishments and work examples helps build a tightly focused, controlled brand. Brandon Smith, GPB’s regular commentator on work and career issues, said the personal website has a place—just not for everyone.
 
Looming federal budget cuts could be a problem for Augusta's resilient local economy. That's because a military base and a federal nuclear facility employ thousands in the area.
Westinghouse Electric Co. has submitted revisions to the proposed design of a new nuclear reactor after the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission raised concerns last month. NRC officials said last month that Westinghouse incorrectly modeled the...
The Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Macon will close for good on Sunday. The museum's board voted to close it in May. The museum has been in Macon for fifteen years.
Governor Nathan Deal has asked the federal government to declare 22 counties disaster areas because of drought conditions. Deal made the request in a letter sent last week to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. Deal said the drought,...
A survey by an agriculture group has found widespread labor shortages on Georgia farms. Farmers say the new immigration law is causing migrant laborers to leave the state.
Georgia's new immigration law is affecting businesses beyond those in agriculture and other industries that rely on immigrant labor. Shops catering to Hispanics say, their customer base is drying up, leaving them worried about their future....
State money managers reported Wednesday that revenues are up 8 percent for the fiscal year that ends June 30. That's above the 4 percent growth that state budget writers predicted.Sales tax collections are up 4.4 percent — or $18 million — for...
Drought is causing a lack of forage in pastures. Many farmers forced to feed their animals hay. Drought expected to continue.
Farmers joined with Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black to pray for rain. Two-thirds of the state is in a severe or extreme drought. Many farmers unable to plant their crops.
Georgia pecan farmers are planting thousands of new trees. It’s all to keep up with a growing demand for their product more than 7,000 miles away in China and they’re not stopping there. Farmer Trent Mason stands in the middle of his 2,000 acre...