Workforce Trends in Targeted Industries 2014 Report (PDF)
Executive Summary 2014 Report 

Digital Skills Gap Report

U.S. Comp Project Middle Skills Report

How Demand for Bachelor's Degree is Reshaping the Workforce Report

2013 Report (PDF)

2012 Report (PDF)




Labor Market Information
Make more informed choices by accessing the latest labor market information relevant to your business and location. Learn about employment trends and other economic drivers at these sites:

The article, “Future Fortunes: Trends in Educational Attainment in Atlanta and Its Suburbs,” posits whether changes in educational attainment of a population can foretell the economic performance of a city relative to its suburbs.

Business Services and Resources

The Atlanta Regional Workforce Board (ARWB) works with businesses, education and government entities to ensure that the region’s workforce meets the needs of the business community. Services include employee recruitment, customized training projects, on the job training, assistance in rightsizing, and economic development partnerships.

On-the-Job Training (OJT)

The ARWB’s OJT program provides employers with opportunity to train new employee(s) and receive up to 90% reimbursement for their salary during the OJT training period.  OJT helps employers fill the gap between a potential employee’s skills and what is required to fully perform their job.  Review ARWB's On-the-Job Training Policy, the Employer’s Agreement and Frequently Asked Questions to better understand the scope of the OJT program.

Read how the OJT Program has benefited a growing video gaming company on page 8 of the ARC Action Newsletter.

Please note that the Atlanta Regional Workforce Board will provide priority status for OJT to employers in the following targeted industries: Advanced Manufacturing, Bioscience, Digital Media/Entertainment, Information Technology and Medical /Health Care.

Employee Recruitment

Atlanta Regional Commission’s Workforce Solutions provides recruitment services at no cost through a series of local Career Resource Centers. Connecting local businesses with qualified job applicants can save time and money for businesses in managing their HR activities.

  • Pre-employment Assessment/ Screening
  • On-site space for conducting interviews
  • Tax Incentives and Credit Information
  • Partnership in Job Fairs

Rapid Response to Business Closings & Layoff Assistance

The Atlanta Regional Workforce Board (ARWB) offers services through its network of Career Resource Centers designed to assist displaced workers in returning to work as soon as possible. This assistance may be in the form of training, job search assistance, and resume preparation. 

For more information on Business Services, contact or Marc Hannon-White at 404.463.3343.

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