Career Reboot Fulton
Career ReBoot Fulton is a $5M retraining program that will provide FREE access to computer training for 3,000 Fulton County residents to improve their computer skills as they re-enter the workforce. The program will enable recently laid-off or unemployed Fulton residents to earn industry-recognized certifications online or in-person via Goodwill of North Georgia’s career training centers. Opportunity ATL, the Metro Atlanta Chamber’s job resource initiative, will provide employment connections to program participants, leveraging an existing network of employers in the region. Career Reboot Fulton is being directly funded by Fulton County using CARES Act funds. Career ReBoot Fulton will run from August 24th until the end of the year.
Career ReBoot Fulton will provide a free set of wrap-around services to help our unemployed residents return to the workplace: 1) Digital Literacy Training, 2) Career Counseling and 3) Employment Connections.
1) Digital Literacy Training: Participants will be offered three levels of digital literacy training for Fulton residents. Classes can be taken self-paced or instructor-led at one of Goodwill of North Georgia’s metro area career centers.
o Level 1 – Awareness (explore access to technology, career exploration)
o Level 2 – Basic Skills (digital skills assessment, computer basics intro)
o Level 3 – Productivity Tools (Microsoft Office and G-Suite basic proficiency)
2) Career Counseling: Participants will receive career counseling via Goodwill of North Georgia to help position them for a career path using their new computer skills.
3) Employment Connections: Participants with receive resume writing, job search assistance and access to virtual jobs fairs led by Goodwill of North Georgia, supported by the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.
To enroll in Career ReBoot Fulton, Fulton County residents can go to https://www.fultoncountyga.gov/business-services/select-fulton/career-reboot-fulton-programcareerconnector.org; email email@example.com, call 844.344.WORK (9675); or visit one of Goodwill of North Georgia’s Career Centers.
Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL
Georgia DOL is committed to providing a wide array of services to assist businesses in hiring, training, and retaining skilled, highly-qualified employees. Some of the high value, customized workforce solutions Georgia DOL provides at no cost to businesses include the following: Recruitment and Job Postings, Labor Market Information, Assistance with Employment Related Laws, Assistance with Tax Credits and Veteran Services.
Greater North Fulton Chamber
The Greater North Fulton Chamber is the only regional chamber in North Fulton and serves as the recognized leader for business growth, talent development and regional prosperity. The Chamber recently launched NorthFultonJobs.com as a workforce development initiative connecting jobs and talent in North Fulton.
For more information, contact Mark Goodman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Goodwill of North Georgia
Goodwill of North Georgia’s Career Centers offer access to job boards, résumé software, computers, cover letter writing assistance, job fairs and even one on one support from a career coach. Goodwill also provides custom training programs and services to build soft skills, develop entry-level skills, and improve a candidate’s overall marketability.
Fulton County: Digital Literacy Program
Good digital skills are needed to succeed in the jobs of today and the career you want tomorrow. FREE workshops are available for all levels from those new to computers to advanced learners looking to enhance their digital skills. Take classes online at home or at a Goodwill Career Centers at no cost to you. Get started today and register at https://www.fultoncountyga.gov/business-services/select-fulton/career-reboot-fulton-programcareerconnector.org.
Need help registering online? Call 844.344.WORK (9675) or email us at email@example.com.
Metro Atlanta eXChange (MAX)
MAX exists to convene and connect the workforce development community in the Atlanta region. It also serves as a catalyst for empowering and aligning workforce development efforts to meet the needs of employers across the region. MAX oversees a virtual job board as a resource for both job seekers and employers in the Atlanta area.
If you are a job seeker, visit metroatlantaexchange.org/events/?tribe_events_cat=job-seeker.
If you are an employer, visit http://metroatlantaexchange.org/events/?tribe_events_cat=employer.
The Drake House
The Drake House provides short-term crisis housing, education and empowerment programs for homeless, single mothers and their children in North Metro Atlanta. Designed to provide stability for the children and assist the family in working toward self-sufficiency, the Drake House employs career coaches to walk alongside mothers as they seek employment. To combat the barrier of transportation, the Drake House provides mothers with Marta passes to get to and from work.
For more information, contact Shirlene Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Fulton Community Charities (NFCC)
NFCC assists individuals and families living in the North Fulton area with a variety of emergency needs. In an effort to move individuals from unemployed to employed, NFCC Job & Career Coaches partner with the local business community to match skills and experience of workers with immediate employment needs.
For more information, contact Eden Purdy at email@example.com.
First Step Staffing
First Step Staffing helps individuals transitioning from homelessness secure sustainable income through employment in local businesses. First Step also provides transportation assistance through its vanpool.
For more information, contact Amelia Nickerson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-276-5794.