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Education has quickly evolved over the past 10 years. Traditional education isn't teaching the skill sets that are in demand, leaving students without the right knowledge to get the jobs they want or the skills that they need to succeed. As a result, we've seen the rise of alternative education programs within the digital industry in Houston and all around the world.
Bootcamps, code schools, distance learning programs, online mentorship, and charity scholarships are some of the programs and incentives that have responded to this need.
Goodwill of North Georgia is hosting several Virtual Job Fairs for job seekers in located throughout north Georgia. Job seekers should go to www.careerconnector.org to learn more and register.
Metro Atlanta/Decatur Area Virtual Job Fair – Thursday, August 13th, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Registration opens on Thursday, August 6th.
– Thursday, August 20th, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Employers will be hiring for more than 4,000 positions. Amazon will be hiring for its Stone Mountain Fulfillment Center. Carter’s will be hiring for its Braselton Distribution Center.
HOW WOMEN IN TECH CAN AFFECT CHANGE IN TODAY’S WORKFORCE
Fri 12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Suffragist movement has long been known for its effectiveness in creating grassroots efforts that created laws to give women the right to vote. 100 years later women are still fighting for equal rights and inclusion. Women’s votes will have a tremendous impact on the 2020 election. It’s time to organize the collective power of our votes to fight for equality in the workplace.
Come join our amazing panel event as we discuss how to take a page from history to use our collective voting power to affect equality and inclusion in the tech world.
CIVICS 101: HOW TO FIGHT BACK AGAINST VOTER SUPPRESSION
Fri 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join The Center for a discussion on voter suppression in the United States. Dr. Carol Anderson, a representative from Black Voters Matters and one of the politicians who voted against the dismantling of the Voting Rights Act will discuss the dismantling of the Voting Rights Act and what steps citizens can take to ensure that their right to vote is honored, elections are free and fair and that their vote is counted.
Live (digital) performance: A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly.
Do you struggle with setting goals, or find it hard to figure out the steps you need to take to get there? Maybe you feel overwhelmed and want to get clarity on the things you need to do to make your goal a reality.
This workshop will help you to creatively figure out those steps using a scientifically proven method to help you to reach your goals, whatever they look, feel, or sound like.
✒️✏️ Pens or pencils
📓 A notebook
🧠 Your imagination and an open mind
Recruit Military is hosting its Eastern Region Virtual Career Fair for Veterans on Tuesday, August 18th, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Veterans who have served in the U.S. military and their spouses are invited to join this event.
Join Content Marketing Atlanta for a casual night of team trivia and virtual networking. You'll get to meet some new content pros from the comfort of your own home, and maybe walk away with some trivia bragging rights as well. We’d love to see you there!
The Jewish Family & Career Services (JF&CS) is hosting its Virtual Resume Workshop on Tuesday, August 18th, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Participants will explore strategies to conduct a successful job search to help secure employment more effectively.