Thursday, May 16, 2013
Everything you need to know about painting your house: stripping, powerwashing, fixing damaged wood and choosing paint colors. Sponsored by Home Depot.
It’s that time of year again and you’re outside, enjoying your yard. Then you start nosing around—maybe you’re inspecting your plants, or reviewing the condition of your lawn or setting up your sprinklers—and before you know it, reality hits. You need to paint the house. A daunting task. An expensive task. A necessary task—because it's not just about how your house looks, it's about your home's value. Neglect is not an option. Take heart, however. Information and resources have never been more easily available to help you through this project. Know Your Options Your options are to either hire a contractor or paint it yourself. Hiring a contractor is an expensive option, but if it's in your budget and you do the necessary research to find…
Saturday, January 5, 2013
This year's "Bring One for the Chipper" tree recycling event is being held at the Home Depot on Cumberland Parkway Saturday.
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Saturday, January 5
What can you do with your live Christmas tree after the holidays are over? Bring it for the Chipper today! The Home Depot on Cumberland Parkway and Keep Smyrna Beautiful are hosting the Smyrna-Vinings area site for the Christmas tree recycling event on Saturday, Jan. 5. Keep Smyrna Beautiful will offer citizens a free tree seedling for each tree dropped off while they last. Vegetable and flower seed packets will also be available. Volunteers will be on hand to direct traffic and to help citizens unload their trees. Davey Tree Experts will chip the trees and deliver free mulch. Last year, 67,175 trees were chipped in the Metro Atlanta area. If you would like to donate your tree, simply remove all the ornaments and the base and bring it to …
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 (GDOL) 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.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
The Home Depot will be recruiting bi-lingual supervisors who are fluent in Spanish and English on Thursday.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
The recruitment for Home Depot is set for today, from 10 a.m. to noon. 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. They must apply online here. Salaries are in the $12 an hour range, depending on experience. For additional information about the recruitments, contact the Cobb-Cherokee Career Center at 770-528-6100.
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.
Sunday, January 15, 2012
Monday's a holiday, but it's still day when local businesses are hiring.
Looking for a job? Well, The Home Depot is planning to hire more than 1,500 season employees in metro Atlanta for the busy spring season. According to the Vinings-based retailer, many of the seasonal jobs, which typically last around 120 days, could turn into permanent positions. "A seasonal job at The Home Depot can often lead to a regular position if you're passionate about customer service," Home Depot’s Executive Vice President for Human Resources Tim Crow said in a statement. The jobs, which will be filled throughout metro Atlanta’s Home Depot locations including the one in Vinings, include inside sales associates, lot attendants, cashiers, home and garden associates, and more. To apply online, visit careers.homedepot.com or visit one…
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Get ready to see lots of green, blue and orange in the Cobb business community.
The Cobb Chamber of Commerce unveiled a “tri-link” logo Monday morning. Designed by Marietta marketing boutique 524 Creative, the logo features three interlocking squares in the middle of the Cobb Chamber name. The squares represent the three elements of economic development—retention, recruitment and entrepreneurship—as well as the Chamber’s core functions: The new Cobb Chamber logo is part of a rebranding of the Chamber that includes the tagline “Achieve more.” Scott and April Wright of 524 Creative presented the logo at the Chamber’s First Monday breakfast at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. “The new look and feel had to represent the new vision, be modern, dynamic and bold, and successfully differentiate the Cobb Chamber,” Scott…
Thursday, November 3, 2011
The center will open with more than 400 associates and is expected to expand to 700 positions by 2015.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that The Home Depot, headquartered in Vinings, will open a $24 million national customer service call center in Kennesaw, bringing nearly 700 new jobs to the area. Recruiting for the new positions begins in early 2012 with the call center expected to be fully operational by late 2012, according to a release from the governor's office. The company, which intends to lease space in the Chastain Meadows office park, plans to initially hire more than 400 associates but expects to expand to 700 positions by 2015. This adds to the nearly 20,000 associates The Home Depot currently employs in the metro Atlanta area. In Georgia alone, it operates 90 stores, its store support center and a Rapid Deployment Center …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
From Nov. 3-13, customers can bring in their old working or non-working Christmas light strings to be recycled and receive a coupon for up to $5 off the purchase of energy efficient seasonal light-emitting diodes (LED) string lights.
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Tuesday, November 1, 2011
The Home Depot, which is headquartered in Vinings and operates a store at 2450 Cumberland Parkway, begins its Fourth Annual Eco Options Christmas Light Trade-In event beginning Thursday. New this year, Home Depot has increased the savings, launching a tiered coupon program ranging from $3 to $5 off select energy efficient lighting. Beginning Nov. 3 through 13, customers can bring in their old working or non-working Christmas light strings to be recycled and receive a coupon for up to $5 off the purchase of energy efficient seasonal light-emitting diodes (LED) string lights. Through this exchange, customers can receive: Customers must purchase their new LED lights between Nov. 3 and 13 and are limited to five redemptions. “LED Christmas …
Thursday, October 27, 2011
The Jonquil City's unemployment rate is still higher than the national and state averages according to data released by the Georgia Department of Labor.
Smyrna’s unemployment rate was down to 10.9 percent in September from 11.1 percent in August. That’s still higher than the state’s rate of 10.3 percent and the U.S. unemployment rate of 9.1 percent last month. Around 160 citizens found employment in Smyrna, in September, according to data released by the Georgia Department of Labor. The City has a labor force of 28,253 people. Estimates show 25,185 people are employed. Meanwhile from Vinings, WSB-TV is reporting that The Home Depot is shifting white collar jobs from its 2455 Paces Ferry Road headquarters to India. The company has reportedly laid off hundreds of its Vinings-based work force, while at the same time hiring hundreds of workers offshore. The news station revealed that in the …