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Employment Resources

When the pandemic hit, many in our community lost their jobs. The great news is, as employers and industries are opening back up, there are now thousands of great jobs available in our community. Gwinnett Cares’ Workforce Development Response team has been working throughout the pandemic to strategically align our community’s employment partners so we can help Gwinnettians with all backgrounds, skill sets, and career aspirations connect to outstanding job opportunities and get back to work. Whether you are looking for hourly work, a great next career move, or to retool for a career transition, we’ve got great resources for you to tap into! 

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Better Work Gwinnett

Georgia Center for Opportunity is now leading the charge to get Gwinnett back to work via their  new new wrap-around employment program Better Work Gwinnett. This is a great place to start because Better Work Gwinnett is focused on helping you find a job right here in Gwinnett! They will connect you to recruitment fairs, job boards, career coaches, training programs, employment partners, and much more. 

Goodwill of North Georgia 

Gwinnett Cares also partners closely with Goodwill of North Georgia to help provide strong employment services to our community. Goodwill offers in-person and virtual job fairs, educational and training programs, career coaches, etc. Connect to the Goodwill Pleasant Hill Career Center in Duluth here. Check out the latest Goodwill events calendar here. Reach out to a career coach at Goodwill of North Georgia’s Pleasant Hill Rd Career Center in Duluth. 
 

Gwinnett County Public Library

Our library system offers a wealth of information and resources for job seekers. Explore Gwinnett County Public Library’s Job and Career Resources.

WIOA Career Resource Center

The WIOA Gwinnett One Stop Career Resource Center offers employment resources and no-cost skilled training opportunities. Call 678-268-6610 or email crcadmin@gwinnettwiacrc.org to talk to a Career Advisor. 

Opportunity ATL

Jobseekers can also get support through Opportunity ATL. Here are 3 quick, easy steps that take less than 10 minutes. 

  1. Opportunity Match. Click here to join our database and start the free matching process with local employers seeking talent.
  2. Sign Up with the Skills To Succeed Academy. Build employability skills and confidence through free, easy to use training to understand what employers are seeking and to take ownership of your future. Click here for Skills To Succeed.
  3. Register with the Edge. Looking to become more hirable? Edge can help you add to your resume and up your game in customer service, leadership, and personal development. Click here for Edge.

In addition, as part of these programs you have access to a live career coach for additional help with job search questions and resume and interview support.

Community Job Boards

Unemployment Claims

Have Unemployment Claims Issues? Check out these Ga Dept. of Labor tutorials.