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In this Feb. 27, 2013, file photo, hands type on a computer keyboard in Los Angeles.
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A global privacy management software company will create 500 jobs over the next few years and invest $5 million in an expansion of its facility in Fulton County.

Gov. Nathan Deal said Thursday that OneTrust, by reinvesting in Georgia's strategic resources and talent pool, will grow its access to the global market and reach its customer base more efficiently.

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Atlanta’s commercial real estate business is buzzing over the prospect of a 500,000 to 600,000 square-foot office project — and the mystery company behind it.

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According to this week’s Atlanta Business Chronicle, the intrigue is centered among Atlanta real estate developers that have sites to accommodate that much office space and state economic development officials secretly pursuing a company that could bring thousands of high-paying jobs.

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According to this week’s Atlanta Business Chronicle, some of the 10 highest-paying jobs in Atlanta are in the health care fields.

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Surgeons top the list at $263,150, followed by internists ($251,030), family and general practitioners ($211,140) and dentists ($163,210).

The Top 10 job categories also include chief executives, financial managers, lawyers and compensation and benefits managers.

Company Eyes Atlanta For Its New $500M Data Center Campus

May 30, 2017
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Dallas-based CyrusOne Inc. is said to be considering Atlanta for an up to 1 million-square foot data center campus. According to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, a project of that size could involve an investment of up to $500 million, industry sources said.

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The expansion would mark the entrant of a major player in the crowded Atlanta data center market and prove there is room for further development.

Graduates line up before the ceremony at South High School, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, in Cleveland.
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Students graduating from college this month may have a good chance of finding employment within Georgia.

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“The unemployment rate is basically back to where it was before the Great Recession. And we’re not staring into another recession for another year or two,” said Dr. Jeff Humphreys, an economics professor at the University of Georgia.

Something else giving the state a leg up: officials are aggressively fighting to boost Georgia's overall economy.