PREPARING STUDENTS & JOBSEEKERS TO MAXIMIZE THEIR POTENTIAL

You can lead the effort to bring together employers, educators, and policymakers from across the region to align the workforce system as a whole.

Educators and Policymakers Report

HOW CAN YOU HELP INCREASE STUDENT AND JOBSEEKER OUTCOMES?

Learn from employers – understand what skills they are looking for, how they recruit, how they differentiate between candidates, etc. to help prepare jobseekers.

Make effective investments – help guarantee the most effective investment to skill Georgia’s future workers by engaging employers as collaborators.

Update policies and capabilities – understand current workforce gaps and how best to create policies to meet the needs of future employees.

Awareness Segments & Training – advocate for and include awareness segments in your curriculum (e.g. postsecondary orientation and career service presentations in high school).

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IT occupations represent almost 36% of job postings in Georgia
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Communication skills are required in 44% of all Georgia job postings
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Georgia has the 35rd highest level of unemployment in the country