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Degrees to Pursue in 2014

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 9:09am

Headed to college? Going back to school for your bachelor's degree? Make sure you choose a degree that will be in high demand in the future. Marie Zimenoff, a career management, job search strategist, and certified ré...

Balance your home life and still have time to earn a degree!

Six Flexible Degrees You Can Pursue After Work!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, May 5, 2014 - 7:12am

You work a full time job, you balance your home and social life but, you are wondering how and when you can find time to pursue a degree outside of your current job? There are number of online degrees you can earn...

No Degree? No Problem!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, May 19, 2014 - 8:31am

So, you never finished college and you don't have a big fancy degree and you're thinking that you can't get a job and make a decent living? WRONG! Of course all of us here at GPB are strong advocates of education of any...

By 2020, more than 60 percent of job openings in Georgia will require some form of postsecondary education.

Georgia receives $1 million grant to lead an education initiative!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 12:09pm

Today Governor Deal announced that Georgia is one of just three states that were chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead the education initiative, funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership with Complete...

Starbucks Offers Employees FREE Tuition!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 10:00am

It was announced this week that Starbucks will partner with Arizona State University and offer their thousands of employees free online college education, without requiring them to stay with the company. The program is...

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-...

3 Ways to Change Your Career and Not Have to Start Over!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, July 7, 2014 - 10:22am

It has been predicted that the U.S. will generate 2.6 million jobs this year.  A new survey from CareerBuilder.com reports that 30% of employers are now requiring potential employees to have a bachelor's degree where as...

It's a Good Thing to Make Your Employer Drool!

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 2:21pm

The story is always the same, go to college, graduate and look for a career, right? But how cool would it be to have employers looking for you versus you looking for them? Hard to believe, but it's true. Todays job...

2014's Job Market No No's!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 3:11pm

You want the good news or bad news first?Let's start with the good news! If you are a recent graduate, according to a new survey, employers are looking to hire more of YOU than last year... YAY! BUT, the bad news is...

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