Atlanta Georgia Self-Reliance Services

At LDS Employment Resource Services (LDS Jobs), we'll help you become gainfully employed through education and networking with local companies.LDS Employment Resource Centers provide additional support that individuals may need to become self-reliant, including access to information about community resources, one-on-one coaching and mentoring, as well as additional workshops and classes that might be needed. These centers serve as a place where jobseekers can find employment opportunities, learn how to write a résumé or cover letter, and receive one-on-one mentoring and guidance. Some centers occasionally host job fairs. LDS Employment Centers may also serve as a gathering place for Church members and other members of the community seeking to strengthen their temporal and spiritual self-reliance.

Centers are open to the public and the services are free of charge. Centers operating hours vary in order to best meet the needs of local Church members.

LDS Employment Resource Centers offer…

  • A gathering place for Church members and others seeking to become more self-reliant through employment, education, and self-employment
  • Personalized coaching and career planning
  • Access to the internet, computers, phones, printer, and copier
  • Job postings and lists of local employers
  • Assistance with resumes and cover letters
  • Interview preparation, including video-taped practice interviews
  • Information about local education and training programs, including scholarship and financial aid information
  • Information about local self-employment resources, including NGOs and microcredit institutions

News and Events

How to Create a Winning Business Plan

June 18, 2019
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
SBA District Office
233 Peachtree St. NE
Harris Tower - 3rd Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303

ABOUT the Workshop

Know Importance of a Business Plan

Gets You Organized

Basis to Attract Necessary Capital

Know the Key Business Plan Components and How they Fit Together

Able to Write a Winning Business Plan to Successfully Launch and Operate Your Company

FEE: $25

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Develop an Import/Export Business

June 21, 2019
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
SBA Georgia District Office
233 Peachtree St. NE
Harris Tower Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30303

ABOUT the Workshop

Small businesses looking to increase sales and profit, reduce dependence on the domestic market and stabilize seasonal fluctuations should consider importing and exporting.  With nearly 96 percent of consumers living outside the U.S. and two-thirds of the world’s purchasing power in foreign countries, opportunities await U.S. small business.

Go where the customers are. There is significant opportunity for small businesses to profit through importing and exporting operations.

Do you have what it takes to become a successful international business? Are you ready to make international sales? Importing / Exporting offers great opportunities but requires preparation and planning.

This is a two part series taught by international experts from the Georgia Small Business Development Center, a resource partner of the SBA.





Module I will aid you in assessing your readiness, understanding what you need to know and consider before pursuing an international strategy. 
Module II will introduce you to those topics needed to develop and implement your strategy
: international pricing and costing issues, proforma export quotations, payment terms, and risk assessment.

The workshops will help you gain the knowledge to develop and implement an international  plan. You will become acquainted with the key components of an effective import / export plan.  The instructors will raise questions you should answer to complete your plan and provide the resources to help you answer those questions.

    * organizational and product readiness,
    * market research,
    * guidance for developing your strategy and marketing plan,
    * promoting your products in target market, and
    * complying with US and foreign regulations.











Fee for Module  I is $50 per person and is taught 9:30am - 12:00pm
Fee for Module II is $50 per person and is taught 1:00pm -  4:00pm
Both modules can be attended as a full day event for a single Fee of $89 per person

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Accounting for Non-Accountants

June 25, 2019
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
SBA Georgia District Office
233 Peachtree Street, NE 3rd Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
Understanding Financial Statements"

Are you confused when you try to understand your financial statements? 

Are
you able to make informed decisions based on the information presented?


Learn to read and analyze your:

--  Profit & Loss Statements  --

--  Balance Sheets  --

--  Cash Flow Statements  --

Course designed for Business Owners and Managers!
  













FEE: $25

How to Start a Business

June 27, 2019
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
SBA District Office
233 Peachtree St. NE
Harris Tower - 3rd Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303

ABOUT the Workshop

Attend this workshop to help you test your new business idea and get you started on the right path. 

This introductory workshop focuses on the concept of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. It will provide you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business.

In this module, you will be introduced to:

*advantages and disadvantages of owning a business
*most profitable legal form for your business
*the fundamentals of formation
*organization
*marketing
*cash flow 
*funding sources





$5 to Attend

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