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.
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 hiringfor positions instore management, IT support, assistant buyers and administrative assistants.
Shaw, Inc. has 45 open positions in Dalton and Waynesboro in the areas of construction, engineering, and site supervision. Nine positions are openfor recent graduatesthat include on-the-job training.
State Farm has 500 open customer servicepositions 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 includeaccount executives, truck drivers, preload supervisors and human resources.