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Nov 16

5 Reasons Ice Skating is an Athens’ Favorite Winter Activity

Posted on November 16, 2022 at 1:17 PM by Ivy Ramage

Thinking back to any classic holiday movie, what first sets the scene? Falling snowflakes? Twinkling lights? A frozen pond with lazy figure eights etched across the surface? Here in Georgia, we may not get the first option very often (and our excitement quickly turns to the dread of driving when we do), but that magical frozen lake is well within our grasp right here in Athens. When fall hits, it’s almost time to start installing the rink in Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center for UGA hockey games and our famous Athens on Ice, public ice skating that begins on November 25. Read on to find out why Athens on Ice public ice skating is the most magical experience around town.


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Oct 19

What is Workforce Development?

Posted on October 19, 2022 at 1:54 PM by Ivy Ramage

       Whether you’re in the market for a job for the first time, hoping to prepare for advancement, or even thinking about a complete career change, you’ve probably heard the term workforce development. But what exactly is it, and how does it affect you? What key clues can you look for to see if the company you’re interested in offers this kind of investment? Read on to find out!

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Oct 05

Tips for Working in the Hospitality Industry

Posted on October 5, 2022 at 2:06 PM by Ivy Ramage

When most people hear the word “hospitality,” they think of hotels, concierges or restaurant hostesses. All of these accurately fall into the category, but hospitality is much broad than the forward-facing roles. Whether it be the backstage crew in a theatre or a marketing role in an event venue, endless job opportunities exist in this fast-paced, versatile, and rewarding field. We’re here to give you the inside scoop on the industry so you can decide if it’s right for you – so read on!

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