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Holtzman to hold seminars

Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors is sponsoring a free career seminar to familiarize current and potential real estate licensees with basic information on residential real estate.

September 04, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Sunset Novelties closed for now

Area couples who want to put some spice in their relationship will have to travel to Savannah for those special ingredients. Sunset Novelties, an adult products retailer, remains closed due to what its operators describe as "legal issues" with the city of Hinesville.

September 02, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Correspondent | Business


Area unemployment up in July

Unemployment in the Hinesville area rose to 8.5 percent in July, up three-tenths of a percent from June, the Georgia Department of Labor estimates.

August 28, 2009 | Staff report | Business


One Stop Express opens in Long County

One Stop Express had a grand opening ceremony last Saturday in Long County.

August 28, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


VIP adds three staffers

VIP Office Furniture & Supply recently added three employees to its staff.

August 28, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Cash for Clunkers ending Monday

The government's program to rid roadways of dirty cars while presumably boosting auto industry sales found mild success in Hinesville, but left plenty to be desired.

August 24, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Correspondent | Business


Liberty jobless rate stays steady

Unemployment rates in Liberty County are holding steady, despite Georgia's jobless population reaching nearly a half-million in July.

August 24, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Business


Forum focuses on regional support for post

RICHMOND HILL - Friends of Liberty and Fort Stewart recently sponsored a forum on its intention to grow into a more regional organization whose role is to sustain and enhance the private-public investments made at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Air Field.

August 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Jobless rate rises statewide in July

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported recently that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.3 percent in July, up two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 10.1 percent in June.

August 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Realtor earns GRI designation

Local realtor Jolonda T. Greene recently received the graduate realtors institute designation by the Georgia and National Associations of Realtors.

August 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


B.C. Bautista & Associates opens

B.C. Bautista & Associates, owned by Brenda Bautista, recently opened and celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted

August 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


South Georgia Bank unveils logo

Bran Thompson, president of South Georgia Bank headquartered in Glennville, announced the bank has

August 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


Spine & Sports ranks on Inc. 500 list

NEW YORK - Inc. magazine recently ranked Spine & Sport of Savannah No. 357 on its 28th annual Inc. 500, a ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

August 14, 2009 | Staff Report | Business


Ground broken on Long County development

On Aug. 4, builders, developers, realtors and others who were involved with the creation of The Garrison Place attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the housing development.

August 12, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Business


Georgia Power employees give to help kids learn

Citizens of Georgia Power delivered a truck full of book bags stuffed with school supplies to the Liberty County Board of Education this week.

August 07, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Business


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Articles by Section - Business


The few, the proudly employed, the coding boot camp graduates

Matt Jensen had a plan to land a job as a coding developer in the computer industry. He would first earn a bachelor's degree in information systems, which would immerse him in business management, coding language and computer security.

February 25, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


Patricia Arquette's equal pay speech draws criticism from both sides of the aisle

During her Academy Awards acceptance speech, actress Patricia Arquette delivered a message about equal pay for women.

February 25, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Is better love life another benefit of flexible work options?

I'm always writing about the virtues of flexible schedules and work-life balance.

February 25, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Time for a job change? Here's how to tell

Participating in your employer’s Going Out of Business sale is a solid indicator that a job change is inevitable. However, if your employer’s books are solidly in the black, how do you know the right time, if ever, to change jobs?

February 25, 2015 | Taylor Cotterell Deseret News | Business


Americans think communication is the most important skill to get ahead — are we right?

The ability to communicate, whether written or spoken, was recently noted by the Pew Research Center as the skill American adults think is most necessary to be successful.

February 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Wal-Mart pay raise not as generous as some think

Wal-Mart's recent decision to raise its minimum wage to $9 an hour may not be as altruistic as some would believe.

February 24, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Art is worth less now than ever, and it's not all Spotify's fault

Thanks to the Internet, the world has come to expect instant gratification in its quest for information. But the expectation of cheap, fast delivery has come at a price: It has become harder for artists, writers and musicians to make a living selling their work.

February 22, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


Lego races past Ferrari for title of world’s most powerful brand

Lego has long been a favorite toy, but the company’s recent growth has spurred it to new heights.

February 20, 2015 | Natalie Crofts KSL | Business


Authenticity: The key to successfully reaching millenial customers

As millennials begin to overtake the baby boomers and Gen X in size it will become increasingly important for businesses to target them as customers.

February 19, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


New RH plant already adding workers

Caesarstone, a manufacturer of engineered quartz surfaces, will expand in Richmond Hill and create 130 additional jobs, according to a news release from Gov. Nathan Deal's office. The plan for expansion, which quietly has been in the works under code name "Project Honey," comes before the opening of Caesarstone's new plant at Belfast Commerce Centre.

February 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Allstate honors local agency

Holtzman Insurance Agency recently received Allstate's distinguished agency award for outstanding performance in 2014. The Holtzmans received an expense-paid trip to Hawaii in June 2015.

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


New ad agency offers digital options

Business owners and managers in the Hinesville area now have a new digital agency to help increase their customer base.

February 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Business


Oil price drop not affecting domestic airfares, so shop smart for best deals

Oil prices are down. So are airline fuel costs. Passenger demand is expected to increase in the coming months.

February 13, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret Media Companies | Business


6 tips for standing out in job interviews

If you’ve been out of the job interview game for a while, jumping back in is intimidating. Should you emphasize your title? What relevant skills matter most? Where do you start? Whether you’re an accomplished job applicant or a newbie, here are tips for standing out from the crowd:

February 11, 2015 | Taylor Cotterell Deseret News | Business


Emotional labor: Getting paid for good work attitude

Every job has requirements. Factory workers are required to do specific tasks every day. Doctors have to abide by certain health and ethical codes in caring for patients. Cooks have to prepare food according to the menu.

February 11, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret Media Companies | Business


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