Workforce Division

The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Workforce Division, previously known as the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development, was created in August 2006 to administer the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds under the leadership of the State Workforce Development Board (SWDB), and ultimately to improve the quality of job training and marketability of Georgia’s workforce for the economic growth of the state.



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Go Build Georgia's mission is to educate young people on the value of learning a trade, dispel misconceptions about the industry & inspire them to consider a career as a skilled tradesman. www.gobuildgeorgia.com

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    Operation: Workforce is a web-portal that serves as an online one-stop for veteran employment resources and services in Georgia.

    Operation: Workforce

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