DeKalb residents who need job search assistance can drop by the Mobile Career Center stationed at locations throughout the county in January.
Job seekers can attend the Admiration Lodge No. 25’s annual Career Fair & Diversity Job Expo on Jan. 18 at the Community Achievement Center in Decatur.
The DeKalb Chamber is seeking nominations for its Sirius Award and Economic Development Project of the Year Award to be presented at the annual meeting on Feb. 23.
Prospective and existing small businesses can learn the basics about contracting with government agencies through a series of free online courses offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Residents struggling with debt can attend the DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation’s Debt Clinic on Jan. 10 at the Decatur Library.
Adult patrons can learn about investing in a fun way at CashFlow: Play the Game on Jan. 11 at the Flat Shoals Library in Decatur.
Job seekers can sign up for the Urban League of Greater Atlanta’s Pathways 2 Empowerment Orientation that begins Jan. 9.
Expanded time in the computer lab will be available to job seekers on Jan. 5 at the Redan-Trotti Library in Lithonia.
Metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate in November declined to 4.8 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 5 percent in October. The rate in November 2015 was 4.9 percent.
DeKalb residents ages 18-24 who are interested in a food industry career can apply for a paid culinary arts apprenticeship offered by Workforce Development in association with United Youth of America.
Employers in Georgia are being alerted to a workplace posters enforcement scam involving purchase fees and fines.
Individuals and businesses will encounter process changes by the Georgia Department of Revenue during the upcoming income tax filing season, including longer processing time and paper checks for first-time filers.
Last-minute holiday shoppers should be vigilant and proactive to protect their personal information, the Metro Atlanta Better Business Bureau advises.
Georgia consumers are being warned about a new twist on a technical support scam in which people pose as representatives from Microsoft.
Generous Georgians planning to donate to charities during the holidays should do their homework before making their contributions, Secretary of State Brian Kemp advises.