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I left a job of 11 years to take this job and was laid off. They laid off the ones who had been working there for a year or less first. I just feel that upper management should have seen this coming and not hired anyone in the first place for that position. Now I am unemployed through no fault of my own. Must be able to multitask. Assist unemployed and employed with job searches.

File UI claims for those seeking compensation. Professional staff who work closely with other state agencies. My department was poorly managed by an inexperienced person with little technical skills. Hardware refreshes are big projects to them and could take years to implement.

The salary was barely above minimum wage. Not recommended for people with disabilities. I love my job. It was so easy for me to do work and it really flexible job. I had been my experience with my skill for data entry. Very fast paced , Constant stream customers needing assistance with work related tasks. There is endless opportunities for learning new and exciting things Not the best and not the worst.

Overall a good organization. Certain managers make it a challenging place to work. Dealing with people Need to make more money Manager ok good days and bad days easy work Its a job you; can depend on with good benefits. Day to day you will learn alot. A job as a State employee yields various opportunities to enhance your career. Training, network venues and retirement pkg. I am thankful for my years with State government. I am retiring and want something closer to home and allows my flexibility for other activities.

I worked with the Department of Labor as an intern. Productive workplace with lots of independence and a flexible work schedule. My typical day at work involves keying direct invoices. I have learned governmental accounting and earned a certificate. The management has an open door policy. The hardest part of my job is making sure all direct invoices that come in, get paid the same day. The most enjoyable part of may job is when I have completed all assigned duties.

Not a bad place to work. Overall, its a good place to start, promotional opportunities are available if positions become open. Good environemnt to assist veterans. Productive workplace great place to service veterans and their families seeking employment. Job has good work hours and the work schedule is Monday -Friday. Most of the people there are engaged ,focused on assisting individuals and have a attitude to serve others.

Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 Next. Claim this company page Review this company. Want to know more about working here? This information will inform individuals with criminal records about government agencies and community-based organizations that assist with employment, education or vocational training.

Researchers and policy makers may find this information useful in identifying agencies and service providers in order to evaluate the effectiveness of these programs. The program, offered in 26 transitional and diversion centers, is a week course that teaches motivation, business education, and personal development to people nearing release. It also offers employability counseling to released individuals who participated in the program during their incarceration.

Goodwill of North Georgia, a c 3 corporation, provides job training and employment services to people who are having trouble finding work, want to change careers, or start their own business.

Goodwill industries offers a program for people with disabilities who have barriers to employment, including those with criminal records. Goodwill offers vocational evaluation and a psychometric assessment, as well as vocational training. It also offers workshops in social adjustment, including independent living and utilizing community resources. Goodwill suggests that interested people try to find a sponsor to pay the cost of the evaluation.

Box Savannah, GA CURE is an advocacy organization. Offenders usually write to CURE when they are ready to be released and ask for referrals in a specific geographic area that can assist people with criminal records.

All agencies work together to help people with criminal records find employment in Georgia. The Department of Corrections provides academic and vocational instruction, on-the-job training, counseling and substance abuse treatment. Sixty days before an inmate is scheduled to be released, he or she attends a parole readiness pre-release program. All inmates attend this transitional program except for those inmates who are "maxing" out i.

Those who will be released to parole supervision or probation, regardless of the crime of conviction or time served, are enrolled in the transitional program.

All three agencies are involved in this program, but each agency administers its own portion of the program. People with criminal records who have been through a pre-release program during incarceration are given assistance in the form of job fairs and other services.

Pre-screening and assessment is done at the pre-release level. The Board of Pardons and Paroles ensures that people with criminal records receive community-based services, treatment and supervision.

Department of Labor representatives remove some of the obstacles people with criminal records face when they enter career center offices. Participants are automatically seen, without having to stand in long lines, by a representative who is familiar with their criminal history. Any person with a criminal record is eligible to utilize the services offered by the Department of Labor, however only those who were enrolled in the program during incarceration can utilize TOPPSTEP services.

The Friends of Prison Families program works in three areas. They help families maintain contact with family members who are incarcerated by arranging monthly visits, phone calls, etc. The second area is an educational program. Inmates are enrolled in a program where workshops, e. The third area is a pre-release planning program.

Family members are enlisted to help to develop job and housing packages for release planning. Friends of Prison Families works with recently released people with criminal records for three months, identifies employers who will hire people with criminal records and works with the Department of Labor to use the Federal Bonding Program and other incentives.

Referrals may be made for educational and training programs if certain criteria are met. Local centers are listed on the web site. Staff attorneys and social workers develop long-term relationships with clients who must make a commitment to rehabilitation before being accepted as clients.

GJP remains committed to clients during incarceration via visits and advocacy work for release on parole supervision. Individuals with criminal records receive assistance transitioning from prison to society and may be employed in the landscaping business owned and operated by GJP. Drug testing is a component of the GJP program and, if necessary, clients are assisted in obtaining drug treatment. National Association of Previous Prisoners, Inc.

Box 82 Stone Mountain, GA H elping I ndividuals with criminal records R eenter through E mployment. Georgia Department of Labor Contact: Criminal Record Repository This is the agency individuals may contact to obtain a copy of their state rap sheet.

State Attorney General Employers and service providers may obtain information from the state attorney general regarding occupational bars, the licensing of individuals with criminal records in certain jobs, and whether the state has laws that limit what employers may ask job applicants or protections against employment discrimination based on a criminal record.

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