Innovating Georgia's Workforce Pipeline Webinar Series

The Institute of Government has partnered with the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) to present a series of free webinars:

Tapping into the Veteran Workforce Pipeline 

Military veterans and those transitioning out of service have a wealth of skills and knowledge that employers in many sectors value. There are around 700,000 veterans in Georgia, and approximately 200,000 service members across the U.S. leave the military each year. This webinar prepares business, economic development, and workforce development leaders to better support veteran job seekers and build strong partnerships with organizations that serve transitioning service members. View webinar recording

Good Retention and Expansion Practices During Heightened Prospect Activity

Economic development leaders in Georgia are seeing increased prospect activities in their communities. Effective economic development efforts requires balancing attraction, retention, and expansion efforts. 

Given the wide variety of communities and business sectors in today’s economy, this webinar features best practices for providing value and services to existing industries during heightened activity. Economic development professionals and community leaders will hear from three communities with programs and strategies in place. View webinar recording

The Workforce of the Future

This webinar explores emerging workforce trends, the changing nature of work and skills, and how COVID-19 will reshape labor markets long-term. The workforce development landscape has been heavily impacted since 2020, and the impacts moving forward are beginning to show. Learn how business, workforce development and education can best prepare for the future. Event sponsored by Convergent Nonprofit Solutions. View Webinar Recording

Data and Strategies for Reaching Unemployed and Underemployed Individuals

Candidates with a variety of skills and talent are needed to fill employment vacancies. One potential strategy to meet the needs of employers is to use programs to recruit, train, and support unemployed or underemployed workers. This webinar provides labor market data context, explores success models from across Georgia to reach unemployed/underemployed individuals and integrate them into the workforce, and shares best practices. View webinar recording

Leveraging YouScience in your Talent Development Strategy 

YouScience is a virtual tool that helps students identify their aptitudes and interests and how they align with various career opportunities. YouScience is also a powerful tool for engaging parents, building employer partnerships, and connecting students with local and regional opportunities. This webinar explores success models from across Georgia to leverage YouScience to strengthen the workforce development pipeline. View webinar recording

Successful K-12 Workforce Development Engagement Strategies 

K-12 students comprise a key part of a community’s workforce pipeline. This webinar explores success models from across Georgia to engage with school systems to strengthen the workforce development pipeline. View webinar recording

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