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.
 
A German company is setting up shop east of Athens, creating 75 jobs. Moeller Tech will build a plastics plant in Elberton.
The Georgia Department of Community Health has begun making restaurant health scores available online. The move comes as a growing number of states, like Alabama and Florida, are making the information available on the web
An ammonia leak at a west Georgia poultry plant Wednesday morning sent 25 employees to the hospital. They were treated for breathing problems.
A group tasked with overhauling Georgia’s tax code is holding public hearings across the state. The first will be Thursday evening in Atlanta. While the group hasn’t formed recommendations yet, they’re putting forth some bold ideas.
A regional economist says, Savannah's recession is over. Michael Toma of Armstrong Atlantic State University says, his numbers show, the downturn ended for the Savannah area earlier this year. Port activity and tourism are leading Savannah...
Diaper manufacturer stays in Macon. First Quality plans to expand facility there. More jobs coming.
Officials say, Georgia's inland port will start shipping containers by rail to the seaport of Savannah starting in October. The start-up of the port in Cordele will be slow, with about a hundred jobs being filled in the next few months. Once...
$1 million dollars worth of food products from an east Georgia distributor were seized by federal and state authorities yesterday. The stock of cookies, crackers and other packaged items came from an unlicensed Athens warehouse, which was found...
Georgia's jobless rate is down to 9.9 percent, but the job market continues to deteriorate according to Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond
Union leaders in Savannah say, local workers aren't seeing benefits from a major new employer. Governor Sonny Perdue and Mitsubishi Power broke ground last year on a new power generator facility near Savannah, saying it would bring 500 jobs to...