There are a number of organizations in metro Atlanta that connect job seekers with career opportunities. Job seekers are encouraged to register with the following free services.
Employ Georgia enables you to manage your job search in one location. You can:
- Create or upload up to 5 résumés
- View automatic job matches to your résumé
- Search job postings and save your searches
- Receive email alerts matching your saved searches
- Research careers, employers, and training
The WorkSource Georgia Portal is a tool provided through the Technical College System of Georgia – Office of Workforce Development. Through the portal’s Career Explorer, you can identify the skills you have and match them with a career or occupation that suits you. You can also find occupations that are similar to your current or previous occupation based on the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Also available through this link is access to the Career Informer and Job Market Explorer tools, career tips, and information about available education services.
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. Assistance is available to help with job readiness, career exploration, training, and more.
Career Connector, powered by Goodwill of North Georgia, allows you to access online job resources and services that are also found in Goodwill’s physical Career Center locations.
Find Your Calling, provided by Emsi, helps answer the question, what do you want to do when you grow up? Find Your Calling does this through a simple but powerful combination of assessment and data. First, the assessment measures your interests, then you explore detailed data on matching occupations and colleges that offer relevant programs.