Business & Finance


School District hiring bus drivers, mechanics

The DeKalb School District is recruiting bus drivers and mechanics on July 26 at the GDOL North Metro Career Center in Atlanta.

Aging federal work force slow to retire

The federal government is bracing for a "Silver Tsunami" as its aging work force bucks retirement trends.

IRS relaunches tool for identity theft victims

Taxpayers who are identity theft victims can get an IRS "IP PIN" through a tool with a stronger authentication process.

AT&T grant to promote careers in digital media

DeKalb Workforce Development has received a $12,000 grant from the AT&T Aspire initiative to promote careers in digital media, and it has been soliciting retweets of its short video in a contest for an additional $8,000 in funding support.

East Metro DeKalb CID launches public safety patrols

A new public safety initiative by the East Metro DeKalb CID has netted 33 citations and two arrests during the first week of targeted patrols of properties in one of the county’s busiest commercial corridors.

DeKalb Workforce Development offers training, job assistance

DeKalb interim CEO Lee May is touting the success of DeKalb Workforce Development in connecting job seekers with jobs.

Jobs Bus stops in Decatur, Stone Mountain, Atlanta

DeKalb Workforce Development's Mobile Career Center is stationed at locations throughout the county during July.

Employment Workshop Series at Wesley Chapel Library

Job seekers and residents exploring a career change can attend a series of workshops beginning July 13 at the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library.

Low-income single moms show greater earnings mobility

Single mothers in Georgia who participate in the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program have greater earnings mobility than males, Caucasians and people with disabilities.

Seminars offer in-depth look at property tax bill

DeKalb County taxpayers can learn more about the property tax process at a series of free seminars beginning on July 12.

Filmmaking workshop for newbies at Clayton State

Industry insider Lorna Wilson will share the basics of the moviemaking business at a July 9 workshop at the Clayton State Small Business Development Center in Morrow.

Free business consultation at 'Celebrate Your Independence' event

Owners of new and existing businesses can attend the ACC Business Services' “Celebrate Your Independence” campaign and event on July 9.

Open houses at GPTC DeKalb, South DeKalb campuses

Students considering Georgia Piedmont Technical College can attend open houses on June 25 at the DeKalb and South DeKalb campuses to learn about programs and course offerings.

District hosts certified teacher job fair

Certified teachers must pre-register to attend a DeKalb School District job fair on June 28 at district headquarters in Stone Mountain.

Electrical contractors face June 30 deadline to renew license

Electrical contractors in the state have until June 30 to renew their professional licenses. There are 9,221 electrical contractors currently licensed in Georgia.