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Finding Jobs in Georgia

September 22, 2015

Finding the right job can be stressful. Where do you even begin?


July 28, 2015

The Georgia Department of Labor and the Georgia Department of Economic Development Workforce Division are focused on making Georgia the best state for business.

Summer Jobs Galore

May 22, 2014

Discover the resources available for student summer jobs from the Georgia Department of Labor.

The Importance of Engineering in Georgia

April 4, 2014

Did you realize that the car you drive or the bus you ride to school was designed by an engineer? This skilled trade offers more than the typical 4-year college diploma with the potential to earn back your college tuition while still in school.

Governor Deal and the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development Implement Veterans Licensure Bill

December 10, 2013

In early December, Governor Deal, the Governor's Office of Workforce Development and the Georgia Secretary of the State's Office announced the implementation of HB 188--a bill that helps recently discharged veterans find employment.

How to Become a Firefighter

December 3, 2013

Enter the field of public service by becoming a firefighter.

Becoming a Cosmetologist

October 28, 2013

Learn some quick tips about how to get your license in cosmetology with the Georgia Secretary of State.

Summer & Fall Internship Opportunities 2013

May 8, 2013

For college juniors or seniors, graduate students and law students, internships at state agencies offer unique chances to grow in both public service and professional experience.

October Is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 22, 2012

The opportunity to earn a living and be self-supporting is a broadly held goal by Americans. Work is a foundation of stability for individuals and can give one’s life meaning and purpose. Unfortunately, the rate and level of employment for people with disabilities is staggeringly low. Labor force participation is 22% for people with disabilities as compared to 69% for people without disabilities.

Career Centers Help Both Job Seekers & Employers

October 17, 2012

The Georgia Department of Labor manages more than 50 career centers around the state, assisting job seekers find employment and employers hire skilled workers.