Workforce Development and Training
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Fulton County Office of Work Force Development
The Fulton County Housing and Human Services Office of Workforce Development¬†is dedicated to helping businesses achieve their hiring goals, while assisting our residents with finding a meaningful and long-lasting career.¬† The employment assistance services are provided to our customers and employers at NO COST.¬† There are no fees required for the employer to access or receive the benefits of these services that include the following: no charge for advertising and recruitment, use of facilities, coordinating interviews and selection,¬† pre-employment screenings (skill-based assessment, drug-testing and background checks) and customized new employee training/orientations.
Georgia Quick Start Training Program
An incentive to attract new and expanding industry to Fulton County and to Georgia, Quick Start helps industry start up and expand operations by developing and implementing high quality, customized training programs and providing companies with a trained workforce in the shortest time possible.¬† Administered by the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Educations, the program identifies the specific training needs of company personnel free of charge and provides concentrated, targeted training for each job classification.¬† The development of the training plan and the implementation of the training program is a three-way partnership among Quick Start, the company and one of Georgia‚Äôs technical institutions.