Georgia Department of Labor

Type: Organization
Name: Georgia Department of Labor
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Job Expo: 50 Companies to be Represented at GDOL Event

Two Gwinnett churches are teaming with the Georgia Department of Labor to sponsor a career expo, where 50 companies are expected to be either hiring or scouting future employees.The expo is scheduled 9 a.m. to noon on May 1, 2014, at the first United ... [Published Loganville-Grayson Patch - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

State report: Augusta gained 700 jobs in March

The largest gain was 600 more jobs in the health and education sector, according to the Georgia Department of Labor. Georgia's unemployment rate declined to 7.0 percent in March from 7.1 percent in February to hit the lowest level since September 2008. ... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

BRIEF: Georgia unemployment rate down in March

April 18-- Georgia's unemployment rate dropped to 7 percent in March, the lowest rate since September 2008 when it was 6.8 percent. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate is down from 7.1 percent in February and 8.4 percent in March a year ago, according ... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Georgia jobless rate drops to 7 percent

ATLANTA - State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7 percent, the lowest rate since September 2008.The Georgia Department of Labor announced the new seasonally ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 4 reports

Augusta gained 700 jobs in March

Manufacturing, health and construction led the job growth in the Augusta metro area in March.A Georgia employment report released Thursday said there were 216,700 jobs in the Augusta metro area, 700 more than February.The largest gain was 600 more jobs ... [Published McDuffieMirror - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Carpet manufacturer trying to fill 150 jobs

A carpet manufacturer is searching for 150 new employees in one of Georgia's most economically depressed cities.The Georgia Department of Labor was assisting carpet manufacturer Beaulieu America at the GDOL Career Center in Dalton on Thursday.According ... [Published 3 WRCB-TV - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Stanelle discusses unemployment, workforce numbers in Elbert County

Lynn Stanelle of the Georgia Department of Labor spoke to the Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton and Bowman at the authority’s April meeting and provided several interesting statistics.To view the complete story, please subscribe to the ... [Published Elberton Star - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

2014 Small Business Summit coming to The Classic Center Apri…

ATHENS, Ga. – Northeast Georgia businesses, nonprofit organizations and students are invited to register for the 2014 Athens Small Business Summit. This event, which promises a full day of business education and networking, will take place at The Classic ... [Published Athens Patch - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Local nonprofit, recruiter to host county job fair

Job seekers in Henry County will have the opportunity to connect with potential employers at an upcoming job fair.Connecting Henry, a local nonprofit that helps address challenges to families, and McDonough-based human resources company MBC Training and ... [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Greek Orthodox Cathedral to host Business and Employer Summit

From a news release: will host the North-South Metro Atlanta Business and Employer Summit on Wednesday, April 23, at the cathedral’s conference center, 2500 Clairmont Road.The summit will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.Sponsored by the Georgia Department ... [Published North Druid Hills-Briarcliff Patch - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Diploma-to-Work fair shows seniors options

High-school seniors who graduate next month but still are unsure of which career path to take were introduced to a variety of options Friday during the Liberty County School System’s first Diploma to Work event at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center ... [Published Coastal Courier - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 2 reports

Customized recruitment saves Macon facility time and money [The Macon Telegraph :: ]

April 13--When Kandace Jones of Warner Robins heard that Aspen Products Inc. was coming to Macon and would hire more than 200 workers, she jumped at the chance to snag a full-time job.But when she attended a hiring event held by the Georgia Department ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 13 2014]

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...Georgia's unemployment rate declined to 7.0 percent in March from 7.1 percent in February to hit the lowest level since September 2008. "This is the ninth month in a row that Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped" Labor Commissioner Mark Butler
"It was overwhelming at first," Jones said. "The line was all the wayway out into the parking lot from the auditorium so I was like, 'what are my chances of being called back?' "
...the local leaders who joined Grogan and Roberson on the makeshift stage, which was actually one of the new Razor boats fresh off the assembly line. "We pledge the support of SGTC to help this company in any way we can. We do that through ensuring the company and all others in our community have a trained workforce. If there is a particular skill set needed, we partner together to ensure the company can be successful and can do so with a dependable workforce,” Summers said."
For additional information about the recruitments, contact Lake Lanier’s Human Resources Office at (770) 932-7242, or email hr@lakelanierislands.com "hr@lakelanierislands.com or the Gainesville Career Center at (770) 535-5484."

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First class of the Morgan Works Certification ... [Published Morgan County Citizen - 14 hours ago]
Job Expo: 50 Companies to be Represented at GDO... [Published Loganville-Grayson Patch - Apr 18 2014]
State report: Augusta gained 700 jobs in March [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 17 2014]
BRIEF: Georgia unemployment rate down in March [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 17 2014]
Georgia jobless rate drops to 7 percent [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
Georgia unemployment rate drops to 7 percent [Published Gwinnett Daily Post - Apr 17 2014]
Carpet manufacturer trying to fill 150 jobs [Published 3 WRCB-TV - Apr 17 2014]
Stanelle discusses unemployment, workforce numb... [Published Elberton Star - Apr 17 2014]
Augusta gained 700 jobs in March [Published McDuffieMirror - Apr 17 2014]
Georgia unemployment rate down in March [Published Macon Telegraph - Apr 17 2014]
Georgia unemployment down again in March [Published Atlanta Business Chronicle - Apr 17 2014]
Georgia jobless rate drops to 7 percent [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 17 2014]
Ga. registers another drop in unemployment [Published Access North GA - Apr 17 2014]
Bryant, Willie Joe [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Apr 16 2014]
2014 Small Business Summit coming to The Classi... [Published Athens Patch - Apr 15 2014]
Local nonprofit, recruiter to host county job fair [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Apr 15 2014]
Greek Orthodox Cathedral to host Business and E... [Published North Druid Hills-Briarcliff Patch - Apr 15 2014]
Diploma-to-Work fair shows seniors options [Published Coastal Courier - Apr 15 2014]
Customized recruitment saves Macon facility tim... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 13 2014]
Tracking Savannah's job gains, losses since sta... [Published Savannah Morning News - Apr 13 2014]
Customized recruitment saves Macon facility tim... [Published Macon Telegraph - Apr 13 2014]
GDOL to host job training recruitment in Rome A... [Published RN-T.com - Apr 10 2014]
February numbers show employment picture bright... [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Apr 10 2014]
GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR : GDOL to help McDo... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 09 2014]
Congressman helps reduce unemployment [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Apr 09 2014]
Workforce development initiative coming to Corn... [Published Access North GA - Apr 09 2014]
HABERSHAM COUNTY: On-the-job training coming to... [Published Gainesville Times - Apr 09 2014]
Department of Labor to help Magnolia fill jobs ... [Published Gainesville Times - Apr 08 2014]
GDOL to help Magnolia recruit workers in Baldwin [Published Access North GA - Apr 07 2014]
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