Monday, February 4, 2013
A recruitment event to fill several jobs in the metro Atlanta area will be held in Marietta Monday, Feb. 11.
Monday, February 4
The Georgia Department of Labor will be helping AT&T fill a number of full-time jobs for wire technicians to work in metro Atlanta. A recruitment event will be held Monday, Feb. 11, from 10 a.m. to noon at the GDOL’s Cobb-Cherokee Career Center, located at 465 Big Shanty Road in Marietta. The company will be recruiting wire technicians to install and maintain the U-verse integrated digital television, high-speed internet and voice services system. Applicants must have the ability to lift and move up to 80 pounds, work a flexible schedule inside and outside on evenings and weekends, complete on-the-job and classroom training, and have a valid state driver’s license. Salaries range from $9 to $15 an hour. The company will conduct background …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Georgia’s improving jobless rate triggered the change.
Wednesday, January 9
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Wednesday that some recipients of federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) in Georgia will lose extended unemployment benefits after Saturday, Jan. 12. EUC was established in 2008 to aid the long-term unemployed. Georgia will “trigger off” EUC’s Tier 4 unemployment insurance program during the week ending Jan. 12 because the state’s jobless rate has declined in the last three months, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Georgia’s jobless rate was 9 percent in September, but declined to 8.7 percent in October and 8.5 percent in November. Federal law mandates that a state in which EUC is provided must have a three-month seasonally …
Monday, June 25, 2012
The Georgia Department of Labor is hosting a live chat for people seeking seasonal and temporary work from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27. You can participate on Patch.
Monday, June 25, 2012
If you're looking to re-enter the workforce, a seasonal or temporary job might be the answer. The Georgia Department of Labor will host a live chat with expert advice from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, and you can join the discussion on Patch. Participants will learn about the advantages of seasonal and temporary work, how to find them, and the truth behind myths related to this kind of work. You can ask questions during the live chat or email questions in advance to email@example.com, on Facebook, or on Twitter at @GeorgiaDOL. To sign up for a reminder, go to the GDOL website, click on the Spotlight section, and click on “more” to view “Chat with An Expert” under the Job Seeker Spotlights heading on the website. You can also replay …