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Free 24-hour Career Hot Line. Call to find out about career fairs and
job networking events throughout the Atlanta area. This public service
is updated regularly. 404-225-5627.
Development Center of the Southeast.
One-on-one career assessment and counseling. Programs available for
adults and college and high school students. Fees based on program.
Call for appointment and details. Career
Development Center of the Southeast is a nonprofit agency of the Presbyterian
Church USA. 531 Kirk Road, Decatur. 404-371-0336.
Planning and Testing.
The program Project Explore consists of career testing, workshops, individual
counseling and unlimited access to the Career Reference Library. $145.
By appointment. Georgia State University, Career Development Center,
Room 204, Counseling Center Building, 106 Courtland St. 404-651-2215.
The Metropolitan Atlanta Private Industry Council and the Atlanta Regional
Commission sponsor Career Resource Centers throughout metro Atlanta.
These centers provide career information and free skills training for
laid-off workers and income eligible residents of Fulton (outside Atlanta),
Cobb, Cherokee, Clayton, Douglas, Fayette, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale
counties. For the career center nearest you, call 404-364-2598 or 1-800-516-5872.
In-depth career assessment and one-on-one coaching for job search strategies.
By appointment. Sliding fee scale. Jewish Family & Career Services,
4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road. 770-677-9441.
students/high school grads.
Worried about getting on the right track to a career or further education?
Get help through individualized career and educational testing and counseling.
Call for information and fees. Jewish Family & Career Services, 4549
Chamblee Dunwoody Road. 770-677-9300.
For a directory of the Georgia Association of Personnel Services, listing
more than 220 employment firm members by specialty, send $8.95 with
your name and address to GAPS, P.O. Box 49167, Atlanta, GA 30359 or
A nationwide Job Training Partnership Act program that offers aid to
eligible individuals 55 and older by providing occupational skills training,
job search assistance and placement leads. 320 Church St., Suite 1,
training and placement.
The Transportation Communications International Union offers computer
and clerical training for ages 18 to 24, with emphasis on the transportation
industry. Includes resume writing, interview preparation, counseling,
job placement and relocation assistance. Free. 404-873-1843.
For military members and their families, USO of Georgia offers free
booklets and guides to Georgia resources. It also maintains a career
resource library. 404-761-8061.
Lawrenceville Employment Assistance Program is an outreach program open
to anyone seeking employment regardless of age, race, gender or religion.
The program is designed to help Lawrenceville residents find employment
or improve their employment potential. First and third Mondays of each
month, 7 p.m. First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville, 395 W.
Crogan St., Lawrenceville. Free. 770-963-0386, Ext. 35.
for Employment Transition.
Open to everyone who wants to make a job change. Participants learn
self-marketing, including the best resume style, job sources, networking
and interviewing skills. Job listing available. Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m.,
except holidays. Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 1400 Killian Hill
Road, Lilburn. 770-921-7434. 770-551-3062.
Choices for Women.
This Goodwill Industries program offers free training in carpentry,
electrical wiring, plumbing and more. Participants receive job search
assistance as well as support after completion of training. Classes
forming now. Call the New Choices hotline at 404-486-8539.
United Service and Training (MUST).
A variety of programs tailored to the individual's needs. Offerings
include career assessment and counseling, job referrals, job readiness
instruction and resume preparation. Program offered in Marietta, Smyrna
and Cherokee County. Free. 770-427-9862, Ext. 212.
State-of-the-art career resource center offers help with job leads.
Computers, printers, fax, telephones and a career library are available
for use. Free. Goodwill Industries, 2201 Glenwood Ave. S.E. 404-373-0456.
Send news of job
search-related events sponsored by nonprofit agencies to Job Guide,
Features Department, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, P.O. Box 4689,
Atlanta, GA 30302. Deadline for submissions is noon the Monday before
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