YOU WORK HARD
FOR YOUR EDUCATION.
MAKE SURE IT
WORKS FOR YOU.

So many open jobs in Georgia. So many new graduates. So why are some graduates having a hard time finding jobs?

Supply and demand for jobs in Georgia aren’t always aligned. Some students graduate with degrees or certifications in areas that are in low demand by employers. Alternatively, many employers are eager to hire talent but have trouble finding applicants with the right degrees or skill sets.

Below are stats and resources to help you make the best decisions about your education and future career.

WHAT DO STUDENTS & JOBSEEKERS
NEED TO KNOW?

Whether you pursue your career right after high school or college, you should consider the following to fully unlock your potential.

No matter which path you take, it’s important to start thinking about your future early.

Learn what jobs are in-demand and the skills needed to get those jobs. 

Work with your Career Counselor to identify the best opportunities that match your interests.

Broaden your skill set – communications and technology are in demand skills in today’s job market, so try to include them in your course mix no matter what program of study or occupation you pursue.

Develop your network – mentors and employer contacts are instrumental to getting a job. Be sure to expand your relationships and grow your network in your area of interest.

What steps should you take towards promising employment? Check out our infographic above.

Educators and Policymakers Report

 

WHAT EMPLOYERS ARE LOOKING FOR:

Most Demanded Bachelor’s Degrees

Business & Health Professions

Most Demanded Associate Degrees

Business & Healthcare Professions

Most Demanded Certifications

Business and Commercial Driver’s License

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