MAX is committed to improving alignments between workforce development service providers to better meet employer needs. To achieve this goal, MAX has introduced three key programs:
The MAX Academy offers professional development and capacity building training workshops to help workforce development professionals develop new skills, learn best practices, and engage in peer-to-peer learning.
MAX Leadership Network
The MAX Leadership Network is comprised of workforce leaders who convene regularly to strengthen our collective capacity as workforce developers to meet the needs that employers have for a ready workforce.
Through periodic regional convening events for our workforce development community, MAX seeks to connect workforce developers with employers to better understand current and emerging workforce needs.
Helpful Organizations for Employers
There are a number of organizations in Georgia that are working directly to address employer needs, including:
Through Employ Georgia, employers can take advantage of the recruitment tools available to manage your talent search all in one place and at no cost. Employ Georgia allows you to:
- Post job openings
- View automatic matches to your job postings
- Search résumés and save your searches
- Receive email alerts of new job seeker résumés
- Invite potential candidates to apply
Georgia WorkSmart is a work-based learning initiative operated by the Georgia Department of Economic Development. The initiative promotes work-based learning models, such as apprenticeships, as a workforce development tool throughout the State. Georgia WorkSmart assists Georgia companies in developing and implementing customized programs to meet their specific hiring and training needs.
The Metro Atlanta Chamber’s Educated Workforce Council aligns our workforce development efforts with education initiatives to deliver workforce solutions with a lasting impact. The Council keeps the business community informed of available resources to help with workforce challenges and opportunities to engage in the education system.