Workforce training in Georgia is provided through several initiatives, but the state’s signature program is Georgia Quick Start, a free program customized for companies in numerous industries. The oldest program of its kind in the U.S., Quick Start has updated the skill sets of more than 1 million employees in 6,500 projects.
Quick Start helps companies maintain a competitive advantage by preparing workers for skill sets needed tomorrow as well as today. Some key facts:
Over the past 14 years, Quick Start has ranked No. 1 in the U.S. in all published surveys of site selection professionals. Recently Quick Start received the distinction for the fourth time in the fourth annual survey conducted and published by Area Development magazine.
Recent Quick Start clients include:
“One of the things that has made us an attractive place for business … is our Quick Start program. It is an award-winning program that distinguishes us from any other state in the country.”
-Governor Nathan Deal