Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Dust off your résumé.
Wednesday, January 16
The Georgia Department of Labor is helping an area employer fill a handful of jobs in metro Atlanta. The recruitment will be held at the GDOL’s Cobb-Cherokee Career Center, located at 465 Big Shanty Road in Marietta. On Thursday, Jan. 17, Home Depot will be recruiting five supervisors who speak both English and Spanish to work in stores in the metro Atlanta area. The recruitment will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Applicants must have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED) certificate and one year of supervisory experience. Salaries are $12 an hour. The companies will conduct background checks and drug screening tests on selected applicants. For more information about the recruitments, contact the Cobb-Cherokee Career …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The company will be recruiting for bi-lingual supervisors who are fluent in both Spanish and English.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The Georgia Department of Labor will help Home Depot fill a number of jobs. The recruitment for Home Depot is set for Thursday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to noon at the GDOL’s Cobb-Cherokee Career Center. The company will be recruiting for bi-lingual supervisors who are fluent in both Spanish and English. Applicants must have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED) and have at least one year of supervisory experience. Applicants will be required to apply on-line at the recruitment unless they have already applied at http://careers.homedepot.com/?HDCAREERS&view. Salaries are in the $12 an hour range, depending on experience.
Monday, October 8, 2012
Sealing windows and adding insulation to your home can take as much as 30 percent off your heating bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Time is money, the old adage goes, but so is a well-winterized house. Stopping air leakages can take as much as 30 percent off your heating bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Check out these three tips for closing up air leaks around your home: To learn about adding insulation to your home, check out the video above.
Monday, October 1, 2012
Winter is coming, and not just in “Game of Thrones.” Winterizing your home can save you as much as 30 percent off your heating bill, experts say.
This article is sponsored by Home Depot: Time is money, the old adage goes, but so is a well-winterized house. Stopping air leakages can take as much as 30 percent off your heating bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. The first step is to do an energy audit of your house, keeping an eye out for the trouble spots. Windows and doors are obvious places to check, but also look at things like wall outlets and switches, plumbing vents and the attic hatch for leakage. Swaying curtains and light under your doors are sure signs, but you can find less obvious air leaks by using an infrared thermometer to check for temperature variations. Or use a lighted candle (carefully). If the flame moves, air is coming in. Seal the outside of …
Monday, September 24, 2012
Outdoor lighting can make your home safer and show off the beauty of your property.
This article is sponsored by Home Depot: Pretty soon, we’ll have more darkness than daylight as winter settles in. Tree and landscape lighting can lift the gloom and make your house safer at night. “I think it gives you 24-hour curb appeal,” says Joe Archer, owner of Mobile Joe’s Landscaping in Alpharetta, GA. Here are five tips to get you started: - Walk around the property and figure out what you want to emphasize with outdoor lighting. Archer likes to show off the branch structure or the tree canopy. “It almost looks like the tree is floating,” he says. - Try to get as much information as possible from landscapers or the Internet so you end up with results you can live with and love. Many landscapers will give you a free…
Monday, September 17, 2012
Georgia's summer heat puts a definite stress on your grass. Here’s how to care for it as we enter the fall.
This article is sponsored by Home Depot: No matter what type of grass you have, summer heat will leave your lawn struggling. If you have a warm-season grass (Bermuda, Zoysia or St. Augustine, for example), the best thing you can do right now is to roll back on the nitrogen-rich fertilizer and give your lawn a rest. “Don’t apply anything that has nitrogen in it after August,” said Lynwood Blackmon of the DeKalb County Extension. “You don’t want to encourage new growth when the grass is ready to go into a dormant state.” There’s no rest for the weary, though, if you’ve got a cool-season grass such as fescue. Now that you’ve worked hard to keep it thriving through the summer, the time has come to do everything, Blackmon said. September and …
Friday, June 22, 2012
The facility in Cobb is expected to bring 700 jobs to the area.
Friday, June 22, 2012
Home Depot is continuing to hire for its new Kennesaw-based contact center, with more openings posted recently on the company's website. In November, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Home Depot would open the $24 million national customer service call center in Kennesaw, bringing nearly 700 new jobs to the area. The center is expected to be fully operational later this year. The following positions are currently listed on website: Administrative Assistant (posted June 14). The selected candidate will perform full administrative and general office duties in support of a director and/or department. Responsibilities include scheduling and coordinating appointments, screening phone calls, preparing routine letters and other clerical duties. Check …