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Spotlight turns to hiring
State, local employment numbers trending positive
Dept of Labor Center Web
The Georgia Department of Labor's Statesboro Career Center at 62 Packinghouse Road provides resources for resume preparation and other help for job seekers, as well as being a place to apply for unemployment benefits. - photo by AL HACKLE/Staff
The unemployment rate dropped by more than a percentage point in Bulloch County during the past year, just as it did in Georgia overall. However, local unemployment remains higher than statewide unemployment, and official estimates of the active Bulloch County work force shrank from January 2013 to January 2014. Local human resources managers see people looking for work on the one hand and businesses struggling to find qualified people on the other.
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