WORKFORCE DATA & RESOURCES
Finding and keeping qualified workers is critical for the success of any business. The Development Authority of Pickens County is committed to assisting you find and keep the workers you need. Our primary initiative is working with our existing industries to identify and quantify their needs and speak as one voice to the education providers and workforce development organizations in the region.
The above numbers and the attached Community Profile include the 41 zip codes within a 45-minute drive-time of Jasper, GA.
For a more narrowly defined view, the Georgia Department of Labor provides an Area Labor Profile of Pickens and the surrounding 5 Counties.
For expanded data of the 45-minute drive-time radius please see the attached Economic Overview.
If you are looking for one or dozen workers, please contact us and let us help as you seek the best path in growing your business. Below are listed the state and regional organizations that exist to help you succeed.
Pickens County School System - Career, Technology, and Agriculture Education (CTAE)
Chattahoochee Technical College – Economic Development and Continuing Education
Georgia Quick Start – Hiring and training assistance for new and expanding industries
Reinhardt University – Main Campus in Waleska, GA; Limited programs available in Jasper and Woodstock, GA
WorkSource Northwest Georgia – is the workforce development board for northwest Georgia and is the source of employer support programs for Pickens County
Georgia Department of Economic Development – Workforce Development Information