Atlanta Georgia Employment Resource Center

At LDS Employment Resource Services (LDS Jobs), we'll help you become gainfully employed through education and networking with local companies.Whether just starting out in your career or well established in your career, LDS Employment Resource Services (ERS) or Self-Reliance Services (SRS) can help you accomplish your career goals. The employment center or self-reliance center offers one-on-one coaching, workshops and a large database of employment, education and self-employment opportunities. By visiting the center you learn the most effective job search practices, build your network and find resources to help you further your education or manage a successful small-business.

We recommend that you log-in and begin creating your profile on ldsjobs.org prior to visiting the employment center. Even if an employment center or self-reliance center is not close enough for you to visit, ldsjobs.org offers many online resources. If you desire, an employment advisor can also provide assistance over the telephone or through e-mail.

Upcoming Events

Executive MBA program Information Session

February 27, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Buckhead Center
Tower Place 200, fifth floor
3348 Peachtree Rd
Atlanta, GA 30326
USA
Are you ready for what's next in your career? Please be my guest, THIS Friday, February 10, from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the GSU Buckhead Center.The Robinson 17- month weekend Executive MBA program is designed for working professionals like you who want to broaden their business knowledge, build a stronger network, and be prepared to lead the conversations that matter.
Go to http://robinson.gsu.edu/event/executive-mba-information-session-56/6674989/?ll_p=GSU&ll_e=blountdk@ldschurch.org&ll_c=4331&ll_mi=3338&ll_j=3077 to register for the information session. 
Staff, faculty, and EMBA alums will be on hand at the session to discuss the program and answer questions.
What makes Georgia State University's Executive MBA program special?
·  Thailand/Vietnam, Cuba/Colombia, or Silicon Valley: In coming EMBA students have their choice (one or all three) of business residencies designed to enrich and expose participants to the management and business practices of companies around the world.
· More connections than a busy airport: Robinson is the 6th largest business school in the nation with more than 75,000 alums. You’ll find Robinson alumni representing top companies around the globe.
· You decide what career success looks like – we help you get there: We take your career aspirations seriously. We’ll help you develop the tools, the connections, and plans that will help you shape your next opportunity to fit you – not the other way around.
For more than 30 years the Robinson EMBA program has helped accomplished leaders prepare for what’s next. We’re ready. Are you? Learn more at: emba.gsu.edu. Or, feel free to contact me directly. I'm happy to help!
Best regards,Melody Paris
Associate Director Georgia State University Robinson College of Business
Tower Place 200 - 3348 Peachtree Road Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326
Direct: 404.413.7182
PS: GMAT waivers are available for qualified applicants. If you would like more information please contact me.

How to Create a Website

February 28, 2017
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
SBA Georgia District Office
233 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

This is a FREE event

The objective of this class is for you to gain a better understanding of how to develop a website for your personal or professional brand.

This class will offer a fantastic opportunity to learn how to use www.wix.com to develop a free website for your business. You will learn how to develop content for your website, connect contact boxes to your email address, add lead magnets to your site and how to utilize contemporary images that connect with your target audience. Please bring your laptop to this learning event.

REGISTER AT: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edpwllr6c7b9f576&oseq=&c=&ch=

SEO for Small Businesses, What Google Wants

February 28, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LIVE WEBINAR
ONLINE
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

About this event

Your website is the most important marketing tool your business has, but without an effective SEO strategy no one is going to see it.
 
In this webinar, Deluxe product expert Brad Keys will walk you through the process of making sure that your website is easy to find online to boost website traffic and generate leads, while following Google's rules.
 
By registering for this event, you agree to receive email communications from SCORE based on the information collected. Click HERE to view SCORE Terms and Conditions and Privacy Statements.

REGISTER AT: https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=w8eq0w8lt6ju&campaign=jhnxui0lx6tp

Understanding Payroll for Small Businesses

February 28, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
6500 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA 30097
USA
Payroll is one of the primary aspects of conducting business that is troubling for many new entrepreneurs. How to “determine tax obligations,” “calculate payroll” and “prepare checks,” can be perplexing. Learn what you need to know to stay out of trouble by taking this workshop. Get help answering these questions and more.
  • What do you need to know when hiring your employees?
  • Are you in compliance with the IRS and State?
  • Learn about payroll taxes and other deductions
Register Online: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edomircbbe9046ff&oseq=&c=&ch=

 Fee $25

"The Science of Buy-ology"- How to Increase Your Revenues Up to 300%

March 2, 2017
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
SBA Georgia District Office
233 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

This is a FREE event

Once You Know the Buying Triggers and the Characteristics of Each Personality Type—- You Can See Immediate Results! Offered Calling All: Sales Professionals Business Owners Professional Services Speakers Authors Coaches Business Consultants Non-Profits, and More “The Ability to Sell is the Number One Skill in Business”. Robert Kiyosaki, Author of “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” Dramatically Increase Sales & Revenue Pinpoint and Leverage Personality Science in the Sales Process Quickly Connect on a Deeper Level with Your Clients, Prospects and Employees Maximize the Appeal of Your Core Message Communicate Clearly & Effectively in Any Situation Dramatically Improve Your Communication and Negotiations Crack the Personality Code and Take It to the B.A.N.K.

REGISTER AT: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edpwd9d0af047bf5&oseq=&c=&ch=

Franchising - Face to Face with Franchisors

March 4, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Le Meridian
111 Perimeter Center West
Dunwoody, GA 30346
USA
There is still time to join SCORE and FranNet for this exciting opportunity on March 4th to meet face to face with select franchisors expanding in metro Atlanta.

What will you learn?

  • The most important research tools and tips for investigating franchising.
  • About SCORE and their free help on starting and growing businesses.
  • Which mature and emerging franchise brands are looking for owners.
Why this event?
It is not everyday that you have the business support of SCORE, the franchise expertise of FranNet, AND the chance to meet and interact with franchisors.   

Cost and Registration
$25.00. All proceeds benefit SCORE Metro Atlanta.
Visit here to register. :  https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edqk7bhk527e852d&oseq=&c=&ch= 


What businesses and industries will be represented?
Business Services, Home Services, Retail, Home-Based, Automotive, Staffing, Child Enrichment, Disaster Restoration and more!

How to Create Infopreneur Products

March 7, 2017
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
SBA Georgia District Office
233 Peachtree Street NE 1900
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

The objective of this class is for you to gain a better understanding of how to develop informational products that you can offer to your audience base on social media, your website or through e-mail marketing campaigns.

  • Helpguides
  • E-Books
  • Training Videos
  • Checklists


This is a FREE event

Boost Sales and Profits with a CRM

March 7, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
LIVE WEBINAR
ONLINE
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

About this event

You've probably heard that using customer relationship management (CRM) software can increase sales. But how? 
 
In this webinar, nationally-recognized CRM expert Gene Marks draws from his experiences advising more than 600 companies who use CRM applications. He'll cover the following topics that will help boost sales - and profits - with a CRM:
 
  • The 3 moves that will transform your CRM system from a glorified rolodex into a productive sales tool
  • The 3 CRM workflows that will increase your sales
  • "3 Laws of CRM Success" to which you must abide to succeed with your system
  • The 3 biggest CRM mistakes that companies and CRM users make that kill sales
 
By registering for this event, you agree to receive email communications from SCORE based on the information collected. Click HERE to view SCORE Terms and Conditions and Privacy Statements.

REGISTER AT: https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=jtnd1rj0qf41&campaign=w8kehelwcuaj

Cash is King! Learn how to manage it!

March 7, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
6500 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA 30097
USA
Cash flow is the blood that keeps business going.  This workshop focuses on all aspects of cash-flow management. Without cash, profits are meaningless. In this workshop you will learn:
  • How to manage your cash flow
  • Develop a Cash flow forecast
  • How to develop a monthly P&L
Many a profitable business on paper has ended because they ran out of cash! Don't let your business be one of them!


REGISTER NOW AT  https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edrxl3v2ce12d943&oseq=&c=&ch=


Fee $25

Develop an Import / Export Business

March 10, 2017
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
SBA Georgia District Office
233 Peachtree Street, NE
Harris Tower 19th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

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 - 12:30pm
Fee for Module II is $50 per person and is taught 1:15pm -  4:30pm
Both modules can be attended as a full day event for a single Fee of $89 per person


REGISTER ONLINE AT: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edo03xy26ef97850&oseq=&c=&ch=

Southern Wesleyan University Open House

March 10, 2017
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Southern Wesleyan University
802 East Martintown Road
North Augusta, SC 29841
USA

Drop In

Join us at your nearest SWU Education Center for a no pressure, laid back open house with refreshments. Have a chance to speak with enrollment representatives, get your questions answered, and to learn how you can earn your degree with the flexibility you need to fit your busy schedule. Southern Wesleyan University is the ideal place to continue your education for either graduate or undergraduate studies.

Website: http://www.swu.edu/openhouse/

The Science of Buy-ology