In today’s marketplace, having the right people on your team is critical. The Cobb Chamber partners with CobbWorks, 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.
Students looking for internships or employers looking for qualified interns are encouraged to visit iNav. iNav is a regional effort, supported by 15 partner organizations including the Cobb Chamber, and 32 colleges and universities in the metro Atlanta area, providing employers a free and easy way to access multiple schools at once. iNav's goal is to increase internship opportunities available for students and help employers locate qualified talent in the region.
Cobb-area businesses have the nation’s best workforce training program at their disposal: Georgia Quick Start. This free service (provided at no charge by the Technical College System of Georgia) has earned the nation’s top ranking and is credited as a key factor in the success of the Kia plant in West Point, Ga. Nearly 1 million workers at 6,200 companies of all sizes have benefited from Quick Start. Georgia Quick Start delivers training in classrooms, mobile labs or directly on the plant floor—essentially in any location that suits the company. The program is designed to address the needs of any sector, but has extensive experience delivering workforce training in biotech and health care, warehousing and distribution, automotive, advanced manufacturing, food and agribusiness and service.