Business School | How to Earn and Keep…

Chip Harp, Valdosta Today Business Editor: When employers trust their manager, they're more likely to follow through on goals and be forthcoming about challenges. That's according to an article by Carolyn O'Hara entitled "Proven Ways…

Valdosta Unemployment Still High: 8.4%

Chip Harp, Valdosta Today Business Editor VALDOSTA -- Where's the recovery?  Valdosta residents are still shackled with high unemployment as the Georgia Department of Labor announces the rate at 8.4%, up from this time last…

Who Wants to be a Manager, Anyway?

Harvard Business Review: NOT MANY PEOPLE WANT TO BE MANAGERS ANYMORE CareerBuilder surveyed thousands of workers to gauge their interest in becoming managers in the future. Just over a third (34%) said they had no…

Tift County Unemployment Higher than State’s

TIFTON -- Georgia's unemployment rate for August has climbed to 8.1 percent, an increase from 7.7 percent in July and the second-highest jobless rate in the country, with only Mississippi being worse. While seasonally adjusted…

Home Depot Data Breach Huge

ATLANTA -- Home Depot said Thursday that its recent cyber attack put an estimated “56 million unique” credit and debit cards at risk. The company said the security criminals used malware not previously seen in…

Business School | Management Tips

RECOGNIZE WHICH HABITS LEAD TO POOR DECISIONS What causes well-meaning people to make poor decisions? To find out, researchers looked at 360-feedback data from more than 50,000 leaders to find the most common paths that…

Chaparral Boats to Create 50 Jobs at Berrien…

NASHVILLE, GA -- Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced Tuesday that Chaparral Boats will expand its existing facility, creating 50 new jobs in Berrien County. “This expansion by Chaparral Boats underscores how well Georgia’s No. 1…