Georgia

Job Placement and Training

Know Your Rights

  • Economic Development and Job Training Programs

    HUD wants to strengthen communities, and economic development is an important part of that effort. Economic development is all about creating and retaining jobs in our Nation's communities. Learn about economic development programs from HUD and other federal agencies. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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    Spanish / Español
  • Know Your Rights on the Job Q & A PDF

    A publication by the National Council of La Raza to help safeguard Latinos in the workplace, Know Your Rights on the Job Q & A. The format of the Q & A is designed to educate Latino employees on their rights and how to combat common forms of discrimination often experienced by this group. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español
  • Resources for Job Seekers with Disabilities

    Georgia's Vocational Rehabilitation Program (VR) provides a wide array of services to persons with disabilities as they prepare for gainful employment. From application to eligibility determination, assessment to job placement, VR professionals located in 53 offices statewide focus on assisting people with disabilities to work. In addition, the following comprehensive web site resources provide information designed to help people with disabilities increase independence and achieve self-sufficiency by becoming full participants in the workplace. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Labor
  • TANF: What Happens When I Go to Work?

    This document describes the different kinds of support services that families receiving TANF can get when the head of the household goes to work, such as child care, Medicaid health benefits and help with transportation. The document also describes what you can do if you do not get the support services you have asked for. Read More

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • The Work Site (Work Information for People with Disabilities)

    The Mission of The Work Site is to promote the employment of Social Security beneficiaries with disabilities by... (1) Designing policies that make work pay, (2) Promoting research and program innovation, (3) Educating the public about programs and services that facilitate entry into the workforce, and (4) Partnering with other public and private groups to remove employment barriers for people with disabilities. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • AARP Senior Employment Community Service Program

    The AARP Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) provides temporary work experience for people age 55 and over whose incomes fall at or below the federal poverty line. Enrollees are given temporary assignments with nonprofit community organizations where they have an opportunity to sharpen and develop skills while searching for a permanent job. Content Detail

    By:
    AARP Foundation
  • Employment Programs for Seniors

    Older people have many skills and abilities that make them valuable to businesses and agencies. Many of these persons want to work but have difficulty finding jobs. Older worker programs provide necessary training in occupations that are in demand and assist people over the age of 55 in locating suitable work. This document contains more information about employment programs for seniors. Read More

    By:
    Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services
  • Getting a Job

    This document discusses basic employment issues relating to getting a job, including laws governing hiring such as equal employment opportunity, non-discrimination, and equal pay requirements, excerpted from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). Read More

    By:
    Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia
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    Spanish / Español
  • Proyecto Vision Web Site

    Proyecto Vision is the first national initiative to connect disabled Latinos living in the U.S. to employment and career advancement. The Project includes bilingual technical assistance via a toll-free hotline, a bilingual website, newsletter and listserv, annual employment-centered trainings, and leadership development activities. The project will also build a national Latino disability network based on the regional trainings, develop unique outreach activities designed with Telemundo and the national Hispanic Radio Network, and carry out an extensive translation program focused on employment related legislation and training opportunities. Content Detail

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    Proyecto Vision
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    Spanish / Español
  • Education Benefits for Veterans and the Military

    The Education Service administers a large number of education benefit programs, including: (1) Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty (2) Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve, (3) Veterans Educational Assistance Program, (4) Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program and (5) a Work Study Program. This web site contains information about each of these programs, forms, and much more. Content Detail

    By:
    Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education Web Page

    The Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education oversees the state's system of technical colleges, the adult literacy program, and a host of economic and workforce development programs. DTAE provides a unified system of technical education, customized business and industry training and adult education with programs that use the best available technology and offer easy access to lifelong education and training for all adult Georgians and corporate citizens. Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education
  • Job Training Programs

    The Department of Labor's Employment & Training Administration (ETA) funds job training programs to improve the employment prospects of adults, youth, and dislocated workers. These programs are delivered primarily by states through the One-Stop Career Center System. Training programs can vary from state to state depending on the skills that are needed to compete for jobs in the local area. However, all programs are aimed at boosting workers' employability and earnings. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Scholarships, Employment and Job Placement - An FTC Consumer Law Web Site

    This web site provides information about choosing a career or vocational school, scholarship scams, and work-at-home and other employment schemes. The web site also provides guides to vocational schools and distance learning schools and information for businesses. Content Detail

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    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • Working While Disabled - A Guide to Achieving Self-Support

    Describes Social Security's Plan for Achieving Self-Support. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • United States Employment Services - The Employment and Workforce Information Service

    The Wagner-Peyser Act of 1933 established a nationwide system of public employment offices that are known as the Employment Service. This system has provided high quality job seeker and employer labor exchange service and information for over sixty years. The Employment Service has been known by many names including the Job Service, the "Labor Board" and the "Unemployment Office". But by any name there is no question that the Employment Service has fulfilled the employment related information and service needs of millions nationwide. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Labor