September 2023

Workforce Development Newsletter

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Manufacturing Tour Today!

One of our favorite days to celebrate is right around the corner! #MFGDay23 is October 6. This day is set aside annually to raise awareness about advanced manufacturing careers. Seeing is believing.

Students, educators, parents, and influencers in your area need to see and hear from you about skilled workforce opportunities.

Schedule a tour in October to create an opportunity to positively impact perceptions of manufacturing.

#MFGDAY23 Tour - Employer Toolkit

Georgia Mountains Works Wage Survey is now available!

Annually, the Georgia Mountains Works Manufacturing Sector Partners determine the top occupational priorities. This year, the partnership took it a step further and conducted a wage survey. The average midpoint wages for the 15 occupational priorities ranged from $17-$49/hourA total of 24 manufacturers contributed their employee compensation data. It was summarized to allow for analysis and application. Thank you to all of our participating partners!

2023 Georgia Mountains Works MFG Sector Wage Report

MFG Sector Partners In Action

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Voyant Beauty hosted Hall County Work Based Learning Coordinators for a tour. A perfect opportunity for these career specialists to engage with a local manufacturer to help our students to find the career that is right for them.

#VoyantBeauty #WBL

It's live. The WorkSource Georgia Portal replaces Employ Georgia as the official online tool for enrolling in employment services with GDOL. Currently the Georgia Mountains Works region unemployment rate is 2.6%.


Welding students at Franklin County High School got the opportunity to listen to Robert Bradley, Mechanical Contractors Association of Georgia. Great way to learn about future opportunities! #FCHS

Tuition Free Academic Programs are available to students who take courses for high-demand careers like Industrial Systems and Mechatronics! Tell your employee - tell their kids.

#SupplyandDemand #HOPE

Soft Skills is the #1 Skill needed by all employers. Dawson County Work Based Learning students learning about Communication at Work. Great opportunity for the future workforce! #DCHS #WBL #BMoreLearning

ASI Southeast donated cornhole boards to Stephens County Middle School. We love seeing our partners work together!

#ASISoutheast #SCMS