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Employment Resources

Labor Force

Employment

Unemployment
Number

Unemployment
Rate

Cobb County

377,191

346,535

30,656

8.1%

Georgia 

4.8 million

4.37 million

434,495

9.0%

United States   

154.98 million

142.47 million

12.5 million

8.1%

Source: Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Information & Analysis, 2012 

 

Below are the fastest growing occupations in Cobb County. These fastest growing occupations will have better employment prospects than occupations with slow or declining employment. Also, conditions will be more favorable for mobility and advancement. Six of the fifteen fastest growing occupations are in health care support or community and social service occupations. Two of them have received the "hot" label for the projections period on a statewide basis. Eight of the occupations on the list require a college degree.

Source: Georgia Department of Labor, Georgia Area Workforce Trends, WIA Area #4 - Cobb County. Click here to read complete study.

 

 

The Cobb Chamber partners withCobbWorks, a not-for-profit organization committed to strengthening our community’s workforce by providing access to a system of employment and education services, to give members access to an extensive job board. Members can search for future employees and post positions. Job seekers can find local employment opportunities and post their resumes.

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