After doing some checking around, 11Alive's Help Desk has found several firms doing some large-scale hiring in Metro Atlanta.
AT&T has 136 open positions in Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, and Norcross. The positions include customer support, social media strategy, sales, marketing, and IT.
Career link: http://att.jobs/
Carter's has 54 open positions in Atlanta, Braselton, Fayetteville, and Stockbridge. They are hiring in the areas of supply chain, photographers, customer service, and sales.
Career link: http://carters.submit4jobs.com/
Caterpillar, in Athens, currently has five open positions, however starting early 2013 until 2015; they will be rolling out 1,400 positions. They will all be located in Athens.
Career link: http://www.caterpillar.com/careers/job-opportunities
Coca Cola Refreshments has 133 open positions in Georgia. Coca Cola North America has 45 open positions in Atlanta and Alpharetta.
Career link: http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/careers/
Home Depot has 352 open positions in the Atlanta area. They are hiring for positions in store management, IT support, assistant buyers and administrative assistants.
Career link: http://careers.homedepot.com/
Shaw, Inc. has 45 open positions in Dalton and Waynesboro in the areas of construction, engineering, and site supervision. Nine positions are open for recent graduates that include on-the-job training.
Career link: http://www.shawgrp.com/careers
State Farm has 500 open customer service positions in Dunwoody, from entry-level to management.
Career link: http://www.statefarm.com/careers/
UPS has 50 open positions in Alpharetta, Atlanta, Valdosta, Bogart and Kennesaw. Positions include account executives, truck drivers, preload supervisors and human resources.
Career link: https://ups.managehr.com/Home.htm