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.
 
Encore Plastics Corp, a Sandusky, Ohio-based plastics manufacturer, says it will open a plant in Forsyth early in 2011.
Time is running out on a tax rebate for energy-efficient home repairs. The $1,500 tax credit was part of the federal stimulus and has helped Georgia businesses selling air-conditioners, water heaters and other products. Gill Sasser of Savannah...
Georgia Power goes before state regulators Monday to give a status report on the nuclear expansion of Plant Vogtle near Augusta. Public Service Commissioner Bobby Baker says things are going as planned for the two new reactors scheduled to go...
Unemployment in Georgia continues above the national average. That meant the State had to borrow money from the federal government to help pay benefits. The debt is rising and the state will soon have to pay interest.
Kia Motors plans to hire another 1,000 workers at its west Georgia plant. The auto-maker opened the online application process for prospective employees for its plant in West Point, which is near the Alabama state line.
A new economic forecast from Georgia State University says parts of the state are doing well. Augusta is among the best performing areas.
Savannah city officials are considering cutting their film office budget. The move is aimed at closing a gap in revenues and spending. But it's striking some in the film industry as short-sighted. The city recently hosted two high-profile...
The Atlanta-based company saw a jump in net-income and says a tight hold on expenses helped to bring about a positive report.
Gulfstream Aerospace has announced a major new expansion that will create more than 1,000 new jobs. A seven-year, $500 million plan represents a bright spot in Georgia's recession-wracked economy. Company officials say, many of the jobs will...
The state has modified permits for two proposed coal plants in Georgia. Both of the projects have been held up with legal challenges.