Our guide will help tough Atlantans make the best of any situation, whether it's finding a job, losing a job, or trying to keep one. Find out:
> Top growth industries in the metro area (from stripper to social worker)
> How to handle that increased workload
> Where to schmooze
> How to cope when you're laid off—and what to do if the ax falls
Georgia's carpet capital is ground zero for the state's economic collapse.
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Entrepreneurs share lessons learned from starting a company in a recession.
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