Archive for July, 2010

Investment Terms to Fuel IT Jobs in Atlanta

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Harvest Partners, a private equity firm, has announced they made an investment in Insight Global, a company that helps staff IT jobs in Atlanta.

According to a press release, Insight Global, based in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the fastest-growing providers of information technology staffing solutions in North America, with nearly $350 million in annual sales. Insight Global operates a nationwide network of 21 regional offices, providing exceptional staffing solutions and customer service to more than 1,500 customers. Insight Global fills nearly 10,000 IT staffing placements each year for a diverse range of Fortune 1000 corporations in end markets such as technology, healthcare, energy, telecom, financial services, and government.

Delta Hiring for Transportation Jobs in Atlanta

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Delta Airlines says it has about 1,000 new openings across the U.S. and will be hiring for transportation jobs in Atlanta.

Positions include pilots, flight attendants, and other carrier jobs. Reservation agents and customer service agents are also in demand.

The Atlanta-based airline said it expects about 65,000 applicants to respond to the 1,000 openings due to the lackluster economy. Delta’s CEO said the response has already been overwhelming, and Delta has become inundated with applications.

Sono Bell Opens Up Nursing Jobs in Atlanta

Monday, July 12th, 2010

Sono Bello, one of America’s fastest-growing body contouring specialists, has announced plans to advertise and fill medical, administrative, and nursing jobs in Atlanta.

According to a press release, in preparation for the opening, Sono Bello is now recruiting for all positions within the clinic. All hiring will be extremely selective to ensure the company’s promise of best results and impeccable client service. Open positions include: trained registered nurses, experienced medical assistants, and client-friendly office staff.

The clinic will be located in the Perimeter Town Center at the intersection of Peachtree-Durwoody Road and Hammond Drive. This will be Sono Bello’s first clinic in the eastern U.S. A summer 2010 opening is planned.

Virgin Mobile Hosts Pink Slip Party to Create Atlanta Jobs

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Virgin Mobile is getting creative when it comes to helping create Atlanta jobs.

According to a press release from the company, the unemployment rate in Atlanta is 9.9 percent, which is higher than the national average of 9.7 percent. According to the Department of Labor, the number of unemployed workers in the Atlanta metro area, increased by 3,113 to reach 262,571.

To help local residents in Atlanta, Virgin Mobile is partnering with JobsDirectUSA to host a Pink Slip Party that allows job seekers to connect with recruiters of companies looking to hire and network in a relaxed and casual environment – think speed dating for the unemployed. (more…)