The Atlanta Regional Workforce Board (ARWB) works with businesses, education and government entities to ensure that the region’s workforce meets the needs of the business community. Services include employee recruitment, customized training projects, on the job training, assistance in rightsizing, and economic development partnerships.
On-the-Job Training (OJT)
The ARWB’s OJT program provides employers with opportunity to train new employee(s) and receive up to 90% reimbursement for their salary during the OJT training period. OJT helps employers fill the gap between a potential employee’s skills and what is required to fully perform their job. Review the Employer’s Agreement and Frequently Asked Questions links to better understand the scope of the OJT program.
Please note that the Atlanta Regional Workforce Board will provide priority status for OJT to employers in one of the following targeted industries: Advanced Manufacturing, Bioscience, Digital Media/Entertainment, Information Technology and Medical /Health Care.
Atlanta Regional Commission’s Workforce Development provides recruitment services at no cost through a series of local Career Resource Centers. Connecting local businesses with qualified job applicants can save time and money for businesses in managing their HR activities.
- Pre-employment Assessment/ Screening
- On-site space for conducting interviews
- Tax Incentives and Credit Information
- Partnership in Job Fairs
Rapid Response to Business Closings & Layoff Assistance
The Atlanta Regional Workforce Board (ARWB) offers services through its network of Career Resource Centers designed to assist displaced workers in returning to work as soon as possible. This assistance may be in the form of training, job search assistance, and resume preparation.