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  • Local Workforce Plan Review
    The Cobb Workforce Development Board is soliciting comments on the local component of the draft regional workforce plan, Region 3, Area 4: Cobb County WIOA Plan for 2016-2020. Click on the link below to review the plan. Comments regarding local aspects of the plan should be submitted to  All comments must be received 5:00 p.m. EST on August 22, 2016.

    Cobb Local Workforce Plan

  • Regional Workforce Plan Review
    As required by the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA), the five Local Workforce Development Boards in the 10-county metro Atlanta region (Workforce Region 3) have prepared a regional workforce plan for the counties of Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale. The document is available for review and comment on the Atlanta Regional Commission’s (ARC) website at:
    A hardcopy of the regional workforce plan is available for review at the ARC office located at 40 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303. Contact the ARC Workforce Solutions Division at 404-463-3326 if you are interested in reviewing the document at ARC. Comments will be accepted during a 30-day period beginning July 14, 2016. You can email comments to: or complete this comment survey:
  • On-site Recruitment: Taylor Smith Consulting
    Position: Drivers/Helpers

    Taylor Smith Consulting will be at CobbWorks on August 8 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM recruiting for 25 positions for a job with Waste Management in Woodstock. Interested candidates do not need to pre-register to attend. 

    For job details and more information...

  • Mission Transition
    CobbWorks and partners would like to invite all veterans to our Mission Transition event on July 29 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at The Collective at Cumberland Community Church. The event will provide workshops and resources to help in the transition from military to civiian life.
  • On-site Recruitment: Advantage Solutions
    Position: Event Specialist

    Advantage Solutions will be at CobbWorks on August 4 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm recruiting 10 part-time, event specialists. No experience is necessary. 

    For job details and event information...
  • On-site Recruitment: Manpower
    Position: Mechanical Assemblers & Electric Assemblers

    Manpower will be at CobbWorks every third Monday of the month from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm hiring for two positions with several openings. Dates include July 18, August 15, September 19 and October 17.

    For job details and event information...
  • Build Cobb Partnership
    Build Cobb Partnership is offering Cobb County residents free construction skills training. The program leads to industry recognized credentials and the opportunity to work with some of Atlanta's best commercial construction contractors.

    This free program does have limited space and will only be available for a limited time.

    Click here for a printable flyer.

    For more information, go to
  • Georgia Workforce Centers
    Not a Cobb County resident? Find the local Workforce/One-Stop Center in your area.

    Click here for the full directory by county.
  • Governor's Office of Workforce Development
    Need to know what is going on in workforce development at the state level? Check out the state's website:
  • Workforce Development Board
    For information on Workforce Development Board meeting schedules and activities, visit the Workforce Development Board section of the website under Additional Information.

    Direct link: Workforce Development Board
  • Career Quest
    Career Quest is the oldest active job network serving metro-Atlanta and is among the most respected for its success.Their volunteers have helped literally thousands find positions and they in turn, have been inspired to help other fellow job seekers. Their services include networking opportunities, résumé reviewing, and workshops. For more information and the current schedule of classes, click here.

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