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Becoming a Notary Public

August 12, 2013

The Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority makes becoming a notary public an easy process if you follow the right steps.

Georgia's Automotive Industry Boom

August 2, 2013

Industries are thriving in Georgia, especially in the automotive sector, with businesses such as Kia and Porsche using Georgia for their North American hubs.

Corporation Filing Improvements Coming

July 9, 2013

The Secretary of State Office is responding to user feedback to improve its new corporate filing system.

Georgia Ag Forecast Meetings Start This Week

January 22, 2013

Starting this Friday, University of Georgia agronomists and economists will meet with farmers to discuss this year's outlook for the growing season.

Leveraging Our Strengths to Move the Georgia Lottery Corporation Forward

November 20, 2012

The Georgia Lottery is second-to-none with regard to its reputation, professionalism and commitment to maximizing funds for the educational programs in the state of Georgia. For the last 19 years much has been accomplished to generate more than $13.8 billion for Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K program.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits Move to Electronic Delivery

November 2, 2012

Starting today, all recipients of unemployment insurance will get benefits electronically, either through direct bank deposit or debit card.

October Is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 22, 2012

The opportunity to earn a living and be self-supporting is a broadly held goal by Americans. Work is a foundation of stability for individuals and can give one’s life meaning and purpose. Unfortunately, the rate and level of employment for people with disabilities is staggeringly low. Labor force participation is 22% for people with disabilities as compared to 69% for people without disabilities.

Career Centers Help Both Job Seekers & Employers

October 17, 2012

The Georgia Department of Labor manages more than 50 career centers around the state, assisting job seekers find employment and employers hire skilled workers.

More Online Businesses to Collect Sales Taxes

October 12, 2012

In an effort both to make the retail market fair for all business owners and to draw more revenue for state programs, the General Assembly passed legislation that requires more online retailers to collect sales taxes starting this month.

Job Seeker Beware: Work-at-Home Scams

September 21, 2012

Working from home has become increasingly popular due to its flexible schedule, low overhead costs, and commuting cost and time savings.