Automatic Data Processing

In 2008, Automatic Data Processing Inc., based in New Jersey, opened its $40 million Solution Center on Flowing Wells Road with the goal of eventually employing more than 1,000 workers. At the end of 2008, the company employed 400 people in Augusta, with plans to add 200 employees each year through 2011, according to Steve Penrose, ADP's senior vice president of operations.

Along with Teleperformance and T-Mobile, ADP was part of a 2,000-job surge in Augusta's customer service sector.

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Partnership between ADP, colleges recognized

A partnership between ADP and Paine College, Augusta Technical College and Augusta State University has been recognized by the Technology Association of Georgia.
By Gracie Shepherd | Thursday, Aug 23, 2012

Richmond County vies for high-paying jobs

Richmond County faces this predicament if it wants to make a dent in its high poverty rate: It needs to recruit higher-paying jobs, but those middle class income jobs are disappearing from the ...
By LaTina Emerson | Friday, Nov. 27, 2009

Across the area

A North Augusta man was robbed at gunpoint while he was at a party Friday morning.
Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009

Businesses help out Clean Air Campaign

Since starting its statewide campaign last year, the Atlanta-based Clean Air Campaign has established a partnership with five Augusta-area employers: Automatic Data Processing, Kellogg Co., Fort ...
By LaTina Emerson | Sunday, July 5, 2009

ADP could top goal of 1,000 workers to fill new building

The newly constructed $40 million Automatic Data Processing Inc. Solutions Center on Flowing Wells Road has 500 of the expected 1,000 employees in place, handling the human resources issues and ...
By Tim Rausch | Saturday, May 16, 2009

Weighty decision

Richard Bailey likes to weigh his options. Thirty-five years ago, the CEO of Georgia Scale Co. had a wife and three children, but he quit his job and took out a second mortgage on his home to ...
By LaTina Emerson | Monday, April 27, 2009

Colleges get $600,000 for science

More students will spend less time working and more time studying through a $600,000 grant announced Monday. The ADP Scholars Program is expected to fund 90 scholarships at Augusta State, Paine ...
By Greg Gelpi | Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009

Week in Review

North Korea: North Korea said it will resume disabling its key nuclear complex after the U.S. dropped the country from a terrorism blacklist -- a breakthrough expected to help energize stalled ...
Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008

Firm wants to add 600 jobs in 3 years

The national economic scene has not deterred Automatic Data Processing Inc. from wanting to fill its new building to the brim.
By Tim Rausch | Friday, Oct. 17, 2008

Job seekers at ASU try to keep spirits strong

Odell McCain Jr. had a positive outlook for someone who lost his job at Castleberry's Food Co. last week.
By LaTina Emerson | Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008

Scuttlebiz: My own Beige Book is a brighter color

Have you read your Beige Book? You don't need to, because it doesn't tell you anything that you don't already know about the economy: The sky is not falling, but the economic ground is pretty soft ...
By Tim Rausch | Monday, Sept. 15, 2008

On the road again

Dan Soper flies up the ramp and clicks into place beneath the steering wheel as if he has owned the van for months.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Aug 18, 2008

Health service call center now open

When the call went out for people with call center and health care experience, Erika Widener didn't hesitate to pursue the job.
By Tim Rausch | Friday, July 11, 2008

Your economy

Fiscal year 2007 top 15 contracts at Fort Gordon:
Monday, June 23, 2008

Day planner

- Tuesday: Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Not Just Coffee; county update with presentations by Ron Cross, Beda Johnson, Stacy Adkins and Christina Rice; 7:15 a.m., Board of Education ...
Monday, June 9, 2008

How to measure economic development

Local economic development is all about, well, everything!
By Mark A. Thompson | Monday, May 5, 2008

Center calling all job seekers

One of the world's largest customer service companies is opening a 350-person call center in Augusta this spring in the former Waccamaw store off Wylds Road.
By Tim Rausch | Friday, Feb. 29, 2008

700 jobs will be filled by October

Automatic Data Processing Inc. wants the first wing of its Augusta Solution Center done in eight months -- and the people to fill it up hired and trained, too.
By Tim Rausch | Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008

Commission urges property rezoning

The land now is a mix of pine trees and underbrush, but two years from now it could be the campus for a Fortune 500 company.
By Tim Rausch | Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008

Job growth to stay strong for Augusta

Economists became weathermen Friday, assigning percent chances for a recession in 2008 as easily as the chance of rain today.
By Tim Rausch | Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008
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