Thursday, April 18, 2013
The April 19 expo will be held at Goodwill’s Shallowford Conference Center, located at 2401 Shallowford Road in Marietta.
Thursday, April 18
The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Cobb-Cherokee Career Center and Goodwill of North Georgia will co-sponsor a career expo Friday, April 19, according to a recent press release. The expo will feature employers who are currently hiring, as well as there to discuss possible future employment opportunities with the job seekers. Applicants should bring plenty of resumes, a black or blue ink pen and be prepared to fill out company applications. The GDOL encourages potential employees to dress appropriately to improve their chances of landing a job. Among those expected to participate in the event are Allied Barton Security Services, Allstate Insurance Company, Blue Star Staffing, Clear Signal Wireless, Comcast Business Services, Factory …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The event at Goodwill’s North Georgia Career Center in Woodstock will feature several employers looking for workers in medical assistant, sales, security, landscaping and maintenance fields, among other areas.
Tuesday, February 26
The Georgia Department of Labor will assist Goodwill of North Georgia with a career fair Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon at Goodwill’s North Georgia Career Center, 9425 Highway 92 in Woodstock. The career fair will feature a number of employers, including Allied Barton Security Services, Brickman Group, Clear Signal Network, Crane Materials International, North Georgia Staffing, Sam’s Mart/Shell Gas Station and Stalwart Staffing. The employers will be recruiting for a number of people to work in the healthcare field, including medical assistants who can speak both English and Spanish and those who can do medical billing. Other employers will be recruiting for sales associates, security officers, landscaping crew members, maintenance workers…
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The Georgia Department of Labor is helping to fill positions in medical offices around metro Atlanta.
Tuesday, February 12
The Georgia Department of Labor will help Victory Staffing fill a number of jobs in medical offices around metro Atlanta on Wednesday. The recruitment will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the GDOL’s Cobb-Cherokee Career Center, located at 465 Big Shanty Road in Marietta. The staffing company, which will be recruiting several experienced workers to manage medical staffs, will discuss the locations of the offices during the recruitment process. Applicants must have a high school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) and at least three years of experience managing a medical or some other professional office. They must also have computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Excel. Since they must work with clinic directors and supervise…
Monday, February 4, 2013
A recruitment event to fill several jobs in the metro Atlanta area will be held in Marietta Monday, Feb. 11.
Monday, February 4
The Georgia Department of Labor will be helping AT&T fill a number of full-time jobs for wire technicians to work in metro Atlanta. A recruitment event will be held Monday, Feb. 11, from 10 a.m. to noon at the GDOL’s Cobb-Cherokee Career Center, located at 465 Big Shanty Road in Marietta. The company will be recruiting wire technicians to install and maintain the U-verse integrated digital television, high-speed internet and voice services system. Applicants must have the ability to lift and move up to 80 pounds, work a flexible schedule inside and outside on evenings and weekends, complete on-the-job and classroom training, and have a valid state driver’s license. Salaries range from $9 to $15 an hour. The company will conduct background …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Georgia’s improving jobless rate triggered the change.
Wednesday, January 9
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Wednesday that some recipients of federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) in Georgia will lose extended unemployment benefits after Saturday, Jan. 12. EUC was established in 2008 to aid the long-term unemployed. Georgia will “trigger off” EUC’s Tier 4 unemployment insurance program during the week ending Jan. 12 because the state’s jobless rate has declined in the last three months, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Georgia’s jobless rate was 9 percent in September, but declined to 8.7 percent in October and 8.5 percent in November. Federal law mandates that a state in which EUC is provided must have a three-month seasonally …