Applicants should bring plenty of resumes and be prepared to fill out company applications and interview for available job openings.
Georgia Department Of Labor
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Sunday, April 28, 2013
In the Northeast Georgia region, rates have declined.
At 5.0 percent in March 2013, Oconee County's unemployment rate continues to be the lowest in the state. The rate was unchained from a revised 5.0 percent in February. Out of the county's labor force of 19,916, 1,003 were jobless last month. Hancock and Chattahoochee counties tied for the highest unemployment rate in March at 17.1 percent. The Georgia Department of Labor announced that the Northeast Georgia region’s unemployment rate declined four-tenths of a percentage point from 7.8 percent in February to 7.4 percent in March. The rate for the region was 8.5 percent in March a year ago. The regional rate declined as a result of fewer new layoffs, according to a news release. The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March …
Friday, November 30, 2012
The recruitment will happen on Monday, December 3, at the GDOL Career Center off North Avenue on Evelyn Neely Drive.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin Robbins fill about 30 retail jobs at a new store in Athens. The recruitment will be held Monday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the GDOL’s Athens Career Center, located at 150 Evelyn C. Neely Dr. The company will be recruiting bakers, cashiers, sandwich makers, and personnel to take orders in the drive-through lane. The company will provide training to selected applicants. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED), able to count money accurately, stand-up for long periods of time, and provide friendly service to customers. They are also encouraged to dress appropriately to improve their employment …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Review a live chat with experts from the Georgia Department of Labor.
You can also replay past chats on subjects such as job advice for young people, surviving a layoff, interviewing tips, looking for work online, and resume writing.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Georgia Department of Labor experts offer job-search tips and advice.
Georgia Department of Labor experts offer online job-hunting advice. You can view replays of previous live discussions on topics including surviving a layoff, career advice for young people, succeeding at job interviews, and writing a resume.
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April was 8.9 percent, a one-tenth of a percentage point drop from March.
For the first time in more than three years, Georgia's jobless rate has dipped below 9 percent. On May 17, State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April was 8.9 percent, a one-tenth of a percentage point drop from March. The decrease marked the ninth consecutive month the jobless rate has dropped. “We now have the lowest unemployment rate, the fewest unemployed workers, and the most jobs in Georgia in more than three years,” stated Butler in a press release. “Our job market continues to improve at a modest and steady rate.” Georgia's jobless rate was last below 9 percent in February of 2009 when it was also 8.9 percent. Connect with the Georgia Department of Labor on Facebook, …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Join the Georgia Department of Labor for tips on how to write the perfect resume.
Georgia Department of Labor experts offer resume writing advice. You can view replays of previous live discussions on topics including surviving a layoff, career advice for young people and succeeding at job interviews.
Sunday, April 22, 2012
The Georgia Department of Labor will offer resume-writing advice in a live chat featured on Patch.
The quality of a job seeker's resume can mean the difference between landing an interview or landing in the trash can. The Georgia Department of Labor will offer a live chat with tips on resume writing from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, to help you get your foot in the door. What is the most pressing question you have about resume writing? Share in the comments below. You can join the chat on Patch. To submit questions in advance, go to the department's Facebook page or send a Twitter message to @GeorgiaDOL. To sign up for a reminder, click the “Job Seekers,” “Employers,” or “Workforce Professionals” tab on Georgia DOL’s website at and select the “Chat With An Expert: April 25” link in that page’s “Spotlight” section. You can …
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The Georgia Department of Labor held a live chat on how to make the best impression.
The Georgia Department of Labor hosts live chats on employment issues each month. Questions may be submitted in advance on the Georgia Department of Labor Facebook page and by sending a message to the GDOL on Twitter. To view previous chat sessions, click on the “Chat with an Expert: Replay” link on the GDOL website. January's session, on surviving a layoff, and February's, with career advice for young people, were also featured on Patch.
Visit Patch on Wednesday, March 28, to participate in a live chat about how to answer the tough questions.
Want some tips on how to nail that job interview? Join a live chat on Patch hosted by the Georgia Department of Labor on Wednesday, March 28. "Interviewing Plus" will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and focus on how to answer difficult questions, avoid common mistakes, and have successful interviews in person, over the phone or online. A panel of experts will provide information on a wide variety of resources available to help job seekers before, during and after job interviews. Questions may be submitted in advance on the Georgia Department of Labor Facebook page and by sending a message to the GDOL on Twitter. To view previous chat sessions, click on the “Chat with an Expert: Replay” link on the GDOL website. January's session, on …