MAX is committed to improving alignments between workforce development service providers to better meet employer needs. To achieve this goal, MAX organizes the following programs:
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 WorkSource Georgia, a portal of providers that are recognized as eligible training providers for funding through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) makes it easy to find free or affordable training for your workforce.
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
Through WorkSource Metro Atlanta, a consortium of five local workforce boards, atlworks.org details the significant support available to employers located in the following counties within the Atlanta region: Cobb, Cherokee, Clayton, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, and Rockdale. Funding is available for on-the-job training, incumbent worker training, job placement for new workers, and more.
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.