Archive for December, 2008

Atlanta Healthcare Jobs Turn to Research

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

The ever-expanding role of nurses is helping those with, or those looking for, Atlanta healthcare jobs.

While those with nursing jobs already maintain the roles of caregivers, educators, advanced practitioners and administrators, many nurses are now also adding research to that list. According to an article by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, many healthcare professionals think that having nurses identify problems, ask questions and share outcomes is beneficial to patients and the profession as a whole.

‚ÄúNursing is still evolving as a profession, and research adds to nursing theory and knowledge,” JoEllen Dattilo, Ph.D., RN, professor and associate dean of the Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University in Atlanta, said in the article. “We all learn a lot from it.”

Atlanta Finance Jobs with Bank of America Could be Relocated

Monday, December 8th, 2008

One banking company may relocate several Atlanta finance jobs.

Bank of America Corp. is considering plan to relocate 650 jobs from Atlanta to Charlotte, North Carolina, where the bank is headquartered. The move could be stopped if the company’s building in Atlanta receives a major renovation, according to an article by the Charlotte Business Journal.

BentleyForbes Group, the company that owns Bank of America Plaza in Atlanta, has brought this idea before the Development Authority of Fulton County, asking the authority to offer $567 million in bonds, finance the renovation of Bank of America’s office space and fund the addition of a hotel, restaurants and stores.


Atlanta City Jobs Continue to Dwindle

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

More Atlanta city jobs will soon be eliminated.

The City of Atlanta recently announced its plan to cut 222 jobs, only a month after it previously cut another 93 positions. The city has been cutting jobs to make up for budget shortfalls, and is expecting to save up to $14 million after the cuts.

Not only are jobs being cut, but city services also are taking a hit because of the cuts. According to an article by WGCL, everything from parks and recreation to police and fire department jobs will be affected.