Work Ready Connect
Work Ready Connect, the state’s online employment site brings together Work Ready Certified people and employers to place the right person with the right job. Work Ready Connect is free to individuals holding Work Ready Certificates and companies that either prefer or require certificates as part of their hiring process.
Job seekers can build a personalized employment profile, see recommended job opportunities, search for open positions and communicate with Georgia employers actively seeking candidates.
Employers can create company profiles, post open jobs and invite qualified, Work Ready Certificate candidates to interview. More than 150,000 Georgians have earned Work Ready Certificates and more than 540 companies are listed on the Georgia Work Ready website as preferring or requiring the certificate as part of their hiring process.
The Innovation Crescent
The Innovation Crescent is internationally recognized as a unique hub of life science talent and is a regional coalition dedicated to supporting the future growth of Georgia’s life sciences. The I.C. is comprised of 13 economic development entities and Chambers of Commerce with goals to expand existing life science industries, align education and workforce development resources to support the life science industry cluster and grow high-wage jobs. More information can be found in the Innovation Crescent brochure or at the Georgia BioScience Technology Institute. Read more about the Innovation Crescent.
The Georgia Entertainment Media (GEM) (PDF) Work Ready Region initiative will focus on careers in radio, television, film, digital gaming and music. The goal is to align education, workforce development and training with the needs of business. It will be done by working closely with industry leaders, job profiling and providing in-house training for existing employees based on the needs for continued growth. More about GEM.