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Entry-level jobs in Atlanta expected to pick up

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

A new survey is bringing optimism to the state of Georgia as it seems entry-level jobs in Atlanta are expected to increase.

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) conducted their Job Outlook 2011 Fall Preview survey and found that hiring trends for 2011 graduates are looking positive. Some industries expect to hire more and employers reveal which majors they gravitate toward.

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Hundreds of Entry-Level Jobs in Atlanta Created

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

The Atlanta Workforce Development Agency has said that they will be putting Atlanta teens to work this summer by creating hundreds of entry-level jobs in Atlanta (click here).

About 3,000 students will be able to work, with help in large part coming from federal stimulus money, said Deborah Lum, executive director of the AWDA. They’ll work at the police and fire departments and at City Hall, to name a few.

According to, the application deadline for those jobs closed April 30 and now there is a waiting list. For those who’ve waited until the last minute to find work at places like Six Flags, restaurants and malls, it may be tough going. Employers have added 290,000 jobs, but those are primarily for grownups. A new report shows that unemployment for those ages 16-to-24 has doubled from three years ago, to 20 percent.