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Stretching from the shores of the Atlantic Ocean to the Appalachian Mountains and encompassing large metropolitan areas like Atlanta as well as many smaller communities throughout the state, Georgia is a place which offers a wide variety of options in terms of lifestyles, natural scenery and of course, a large number of different Georgia careers to pursue.

Whether you're a native Georgian or you're just considering the possibility of making the state your home, job seekers would be hard pressed to find anywhere else in the south which offers as many different employment opportunities - and indeed, there are many different Georgia employment options for anyone in search of work to consider.

As the state's largest city as well as its capital, Atlanta is one of the better places to find Georgia jobs. With a population of 540,000 in the city proper (and a population roughly ten times that size in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area), the city offers many options for those in search of jobs in Georgia. Delta Airlines is one of the city's largest employers and is one place that anyone looking for work in or near this city should take a look at as a prospective employer. The city is also home to SunTrust Banks as well as many other companies in the financial sector, making this a likely destination for anyone looking for Georgia careers in this particular industry.

There is more to Atlanta than finance and commercial aviation, of course; Atlanta is also the site of CNN's headquarters as well as the rest of the Turner Broadcasting Corporation - and in for seekers of Georgia employment the public sector, it is also the home of the Center for Disease Control. If your professional background is in media or medicine, this makes this Georgia city among the best places to be to further your career. The beverage giant Coca-Cola is of course also headquartered here - and the drink is so deeply ingrained into the culture of the region that many Georgians (and certainly Atlanta residents) refer to any sort of soft drink as "coke".

Naturally, Atlanta is not the only city in the state which is a haven for people seeking Georgia jobs. However, there are some other major employers in the vicinity of the city which do bear mentioning, such as United Parcel Service, based in nearby Sandy Springs as well as the home improvement supply chain Home Depot, which is based in nearby Cobb County, Georgia. These are also companies which are well worth considering as you conduct your search for Georgia employment. While there are of course a great many smaller companies which have open jobs in Georgia, many job seekers will want to have a look at some of these industry giants as well.

Outside of Atlanta and the state's other major cities, there are also Georgia work opportunities available in the agricultural sector, which is one of the linchpins of the state's economy. Georgia produces a significant portion of the country's peanuts, peaches, pecans, tobacco, poultry and other livestock and there are a lot of different Georgia careers available with companies which make up the state's agricultural infrastructure. Especially if you happen to live in a rural or semi-rural portion of the state or if you plan to relocate to one of these regions, then agricultural employment in Georgia may be just what the doctor ordered for your career.

As you begin your search for jobs in Georgia, you'll want to follow the same sort of job hunting strategy which you would when looking for work in any other part of the country. You'll want to check the local newspapers for help wanted listings as well as local and national online job boards and internet classified ad sites; in many cases, jobs are listed online before you'll find them in print. It's also true that here, as elsewhere, many jobs are never listed anywhere publicly, which means that it never hurts to just send your resume to any employer in whom you are particularly interested. Even if it doesn't lead to a job now, you may find yourself called back in the near future - looking for Georgia careers calls for a proactive rather than a passive approach. Regardless of your area of expertise, there is Georgia employment out there for you; and when you know where to look, your search will be all the easier.

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