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Georgia Drops In Per Capita Income

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia has dropped toward the bottom of states in per capita income. Federal data shows Georgia is now 40th among the states. Georgia has been declining since measuring 25th in 2001. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Georgia now has the […]

WAOK-AM–07/07/2013

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Best Resources For Job Seekers In Atlanta

Whether searching for a job to help make ends meet or attempting to strike out on a new career path, Atlanta job seekers are lucky to live in a city that offers a number of resources to help them in their quest. From comprehensive websites to career information and resource centers, that next great job could be just a “click” away.

02/22/2013

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Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese Factory

Mitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.

09/17/2012

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies to Congress on the AIG bailout (Photo by Ann Heisenfelt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove Effective

On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.

09/11/2012

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Ga. To Get Federal Grant To Help Veterans Find Jobs

Georgia is set to receive a $750,000 federal grant to help returning Army veterans find jobs.

07/25/2012

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State Colleges Are Hiring

ATLANTA (AP) — While the rest of state government eliminated 10,000 jobs during the Great Recession, the University System of Georgia added more than 5,000 employees. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports some schools increased staff by […]

WAOK-AM–07/15/2012

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Opinion: Obama Has Failed His Young Supporters

President Barack Obama’s major support in the 2012 presidential election is the same age group that helped him cross the finish line as a winner in 2008. It’s the young people throughout the nation that […]

06/12/2012

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Cancer Treatment Centers Of America Want To Hire You

College Park, Ga (WAOK)- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Southeastern Regional Medical is looking for about one hundred people to work at their new center being built in Newnan, Georgia. CTCA is hosting […]

05/07/2012

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Is Hosting A Job Fair In Atlanta

In collaboration with The Georgia Department of Labor North Metro Career Center, the Decatur Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will be hosting a career and resource hiring event.  It will take place […]

WAOK-AM–05/06/2012

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DeKalb County Job Fair Scheduled

DECATUR (WAOK)– If you are looking for work here is another opportunity for you to get your resume out there. DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis and the department of Workforce Development will host the DeKalb County […]

WAOK-AM–04/13/2012

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