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

How to Grow Your Email List for free!

May 31, 2017
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
ONLINE WEBINAR
ONLINE
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

WEBINAR WEDNESDAYS WITH 

MIA MARTIN 

Grow Your E-mail List For Free & Learn How to Set-Up Marketing Automation to Grow Your Business or Brand!  

Presented by SCORE Atlanta


Mia Martin will be presenting

3 new WEBINARS on Wednesdays at 9am-10am covering:

 

How to GetStarted with Constant Contact

May 24, 2017 9am-10am

Learn why you cannot grow your small business without asuccessful email marketing strategy.

REGISTER HERE

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee6ler4xc5a4e705&oseq=&c=&ch=


How to Grow Your Email List for free!

May 31, 2017 9am-10am

If you are tired of trying to grow your list and need help now but don't have the marketing budget to do so, you should be watching this webinar.

REGISTER HERE

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee6lgjgsf89b12eb&oseq=&c=&ch=

 

How to UtilizeMarketing Automation

June 7, 2017 9am-10am

Learn what auto-responder series are, why you need them,how to set-them up and why you don't need a huge marketing budget to use them!

REGISTER HERE

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee6lj2pcfafb52d2&oseq=&c=&ch=

Navigate the federal and private contracting processes

May 31, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Georgia Hill Building
250 Georgia Ave., SE
2nd Floor #213
Atlanta, GA 30312
USA

Overview

The "Business Contractor Professional (BCP) is a business training class designed to help you grow your business with contract opportunities.

Presented by:

The Women's Entrepreneurial Opportunity Project

Course Content:

·        Differentiators with WOSB and Supplier Diversity programs

·         Targetedmarketing strategies for federal and private sectors

·        Leveraging federal mandates for private sector contracting opportunities

·        Certifications: Federal and private

·        Registration processes for City, County, State and municipalities

·         Marketingstrategies to create contracting opportunities

Benefits for YOU!!!

·         Hands ontraining

·         Coachingand technical assistance from partners

·         Calendarof workshops and activities

·         Networkof resources from partners

Wednesday Class Series:

May 11, 18, 24, 31, 2017

Total: 8 hours of instructor led training

Morning class: 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

Class is ideal for:

Women Owned Small Businesses (WOSB)

Minority Owned Small Businesses

Independent Contractors

Consultants and Freelancers

Registration Fee: $125 -  price includes the following:

Curriculum materials

4 weeks of training classes

Speciaiized workshop schedule

Homework assignments

*WEOP Members register for $99.00*

Class size is limited and registration is required -youcan register online

When you register, you will receive a confirmation withthe syllabus

Men are welcome to attend the class!

REGISTER: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ee1bspgg59c7b477&llr=5pc9uxbab

Job Fair - MAXTouch Services

June 3, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Northcreek Office Park
3715 Northside Parkway
Building 200, Suite 150
Atlanta, GA 30327
USA

Visit our website at www.maxtouchservices.com   

Contact us at hr@maxtouchservices.com or (404) 478-6763


Loan Processors/CustomerService Representatives

Bring an Updated Resume and

Come Prepared to Interview the Same Day!!!!!!

What Can Working With Max Touch Services Offer You??? Howabout…

* $13 - $15 per hour DOE             

* Monthly Performance-Based Incentive BONUS!

* Great Benefit Selections          

* Paid Time Off (PTO) and Floating Holidays

* Company Paid Holidays                      

 * Years of ServiceProgram

* Company 401(K) Retirement Plan        

* Employee Recognition Program

* Casual Work Environment!     

*  AMAZING TEAM of CustomerService Representatives!


This is the PERFECT OPPORTUNITY to be a SUPERSTAR LoanProcessor, with a dynamic company!!!

All YOU need is…

* 2+ Years Customer Service Experience              

* Ability to handle high volume inbound/outbound calls

* 2+ Years in Sales, Telesales, or Marketing                          

* Professional Demeanor and Great Phone Etiquette

* High School Diploma or GED    

*Ability to work some evenings and some weekends


Advanced Customer Service/Collections Agent

Bring an Updated Resume and

Come Prepared to Interview the Same Day!!!!!!

What Can Working With Max Touch Services Offer You??? Howabout…

* $14 - $16 per hour DOE             

* Monthly Performance-Based Incentive BONUS!

* Great Benefit Selections          

* Paid Time Off (PTO) and Floating Holidays

* Company Paid Holidays                       

* Years of Service Program

* Company 401(K) Retirement Plan        

* Employee Recognition Program

* Casual Work Environment!     

*  AMAZING TEAM ofagents to work with!


This is the PERFECT OPPORTUNITY to be a SUPERSTAR  ACS Agent, with a dynamic company!!!

All YOU need is…

* 2+ Years Customer Service Experience              

* Ability to handle high volume inbound/outbound calls

* 2+ Years in Sales, Collections or related field                    

* Professional Demeanor and Great Phone Etiquette

* High School Diploma or GED   

* Ability to work some evenings and some weekends

SimpleSTEPS for Starting Your Business

June 5, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
East Atlanta Branch Public Library
400 Flat Shoals Ave. SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
USA

Attend this comprehensive series of workshops to help you test your new business idea and get you started on the right path. Reinforce your workshop experience with FREE one-to-one mentoring.

 

Join us for five modules that help you understand thebasics of:

 

*the concepts involved with assessing a business idea,

*marketing your product or service,

*understanding business financials and how they work,

*how to fund and finance your business.

 

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

 

In this module, you will 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

 

More information on the complete SimpleSTEPS™ series canbe found at http://atlanta.score.org/node/146646

 

REGISTER AT:

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edmanz3y95a21eca&oseq=&c=&ch

How to Write, Publish & Market Your Book - Part 2

June 6, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SBA Georgia District Office
233 Peachtree Street NE 3rd floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

How to Write, Publish & Market Your Book   

Presented by SCORE Atlanta

 

Nicole Antoinette will be presenting a series ofworkshops about how to write, publish and market a book. Offering books is agreat way for entrepreneurs to share their knowledge as a subject matter expertas well as provide solutions to their target audience.

 

Participants will:

Understand how to turn existing experience and skillsinto a book

Brainstorm and organize ideas for a book to promote abusiness

Learn the anatomy of a book to effectively write amanuscript

Gain knowledge on how to write

Draft an outline for a book, book title, and bookdescription

Review the players involved in publishing a book

Understand the difference between traditional publishingand self-publishing

Learn the book production process vs publishing process

Identify important aspects of creating an effective bookplan to market a book

Develop a one-page marketing plan to market

Develop the main point of a book and turn it into amessage

Lay the groundwork to implement a book plan and communicate the book's message 


June 6 

A 3-Part Book Publishing Workshop Part Two: How toPublish a Book to Promote Your Business for Growth

As business owners, you have a unique opportunity to preserve your thoughts, experiences, creativity, skills, and most importantly your “know how” in print. The 'How to Write a Book to Promote Your Business for Growth Workshop' will guide participants on how to develop ideas for multiple books, along with developing an outline to begin writing.


REGISTER (FREE): https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee0plf2d9c461c89&oseq=&c=&ch=


How to Utilize Marketing Automation

June 7, 2017
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
ONLINE WEBINAR
ONLINE
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

WEBINAR WEDNESDAYS WITH 

MIA MARTIN 

Grow Your E-mail List For Free & Learn How to Set-Up Marketing Automation to Grow Your Business or Brand!  

Presented by SCORE Atlanta


Mia Martin will be presenting

3 new WEBINARS on Wednesdays at 9am-10am covering:

 

How to GetStarted with Constant Contact

May 24, 2017 9am-10am

Learn why you cannot grow your small business without asuccessful email marketing strategy.

REGISTER HERE

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee6ler4xc5a4e705&oseq=&c=&ch=


How to Grow YourEmail List for free!

May 31, 2017 9am-10am

If you are tired of trying to grow your list and need help now but don't have the marketing budget to do so, you should be watching this webinar.

REGISTER HERE

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee6lgjgsf89b12eb&oseq=&c=&ch=

 

How to UtilizeMarketing Automation

June 7, 2017 9am-10am

Learn what auto-responder series are, why you need them,how to set-them up and why you don't need a huge marketing budget to use them!

REGISTER HERE

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee6lj2pcfafb52d2&oseq=&c=&ch=

LIVE WEBINAR – Small Business Success Virtual Conference

June 8, 2017
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ONLINE
ONLINE
a, GA 30303
USA

About this event

This half-day event offers educational webinars, one-on-one mentoring sessions, exhibitor booths, and networking chat rooms to give you the information you need to succeed as a small business owner.

Attend all or part of this conference to learn: 

             How tobuild a strong credit profile to get funding for your business

             Newtrends in social media, websites, and technology

             New lawsthat will affect how you hire new employees

             Little-knownfactors to consider when choosing the right location for your business

REGISTER: https://vts.inxpo.com/scripts/Server.nxp?LASCmd=AI:4;F:QS!10100&ShowKey=39658

Latina Entrepreneurs Academy SimpleSTEPS to Start a Business -- Module 1

June 9, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SBA Georgia District Office
233 Peachtree Street NE 3rd floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

We are excited to bring to you "The Latina Entrepreneurs Academy"! SCORE has been sponsored by the fantastic organizations listed above to bring a premium learning experience to the City of Atlanta.Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from the best and walk away knowing how to effectively start and or grow your business. Because this program has a University style format, you are expected to complete all workshops listed below.By the end of this University Style Program, participants will walk away with the following:-A Solid Business Plan-Certificate of Program Completion-Graduation Ceremony with Rewards & Recognition**ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND Attend this comprehensive series of workshops to help you test your new business idea and get you started on the right path. Free one-to-one mentoring is also a part of the workshop process.Join us for five two-hour modules that help you understand the basics of:

*the concepts involved with assessing a business idea,

*marketing your product or service,

*understanding business financials and how they work,

*how to fund and finance your business.


Latina Entrepreneurs Academy SimpleSTEPS to Start a Business-- Module 1

Friday, June 9, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Module 1: Start-up Basics This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. Start-up Basics provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business. In this module, you learn about:the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, the most profitable form for your business, and the fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing,cash flow and funding sources.

More information on the complete SimpleSTEPS™ series can be found at http://atlanta.score.org/node/146646

REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee7fd8tr25f828a3&oseq=&c=&ch=


Module 2(BusinessConcept)

Friday, June 30, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee7fey4j050c4b18&oseq=&c=&ch=


Module 3(MarketingPlan)

Friday, July 7, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee7fd8l0faf87695&oseq=&c=&ch=


Module 4(FinancialProjections)

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee7fbtuq3bdea8a0&oseq=&c=&ch=


Module-5 (Funding)

Friday, July 28, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee7e0eaw3059a5b9&oseq=&c=&ch= 


Module-6 (Managing Your Social Media & Driving YourBusiness)

Friday, August 4, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee7feynv01f0aa7b&oseq=&c=&ch=


Module-7 (Business Plan Part I)

Friday, August 25, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee7fgkjm25e1a0fe&oseq=&c=&ch=


Module-8 (Business Plan Part II)

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee7fgkpq2518b81b&oseq=&c=&ch=

The Small Business Series: How to Conquer Email Marketing a Crash Course

June 10, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Buckhead Branch Library
269 Buckhead Ave
Atlanta, GA 30305
USA

**IMPORTANT**

 Registration for the series closes after the first training session. Only the participants from the first training session get invitations to the remaining sessions.

There is no fee to attend, but pre-registration for the series is required due to limited seating.

 

Learn how to:

1.      Design acustom email template

2.      Createstand-out subject lines and creative content

3.      Grow andsegment your list

4.      Measureyour marketing and analyze your results 

 

Workshop Details

 

Date: Saturday, June 10th- July 22nd- August 12th-September 9, 2017

Time: 10:00am-11:45am

Location: Buckhead Branch Library

269 Buckhead Ave Atlanta, Ga 30305

 

REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee21czhn582c23f8&oseq=&c=&ch=

Scaling Up: Business Growth Strategies

June 13, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SBA Georgia District Office
Harris Tower Building
233 Peachtree Street, NE 3rd Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

Explore opportunities to scale your business by creating multiple revenue streams and profit centers. Some of the strategies include partnerships, joint ventures, equity/investor considerations and more.


REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee169fk770074bd6&oseq=&c=&ch

Develop an Import / Export Business

June 16, 2017
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
SBA Georgia District Office
233 Peachtree Street, NE
3rd Floor Harris Tower
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

ABOUT the Workshop

 

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

 

Go where the customers are. There is significantopportunity for small businesses to profit through importing and exportingoperations.

 

Do you have what it takes to become a successfulinternational 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 expertsfrom the Georgia Small Business Development Center, a resource partner of theSBA.

 

Module I will aid you in assessing your readiness,understanding what you need to know and consider before pursuing aninternational strategy.

Module II will introduce you to those topics needed todevelop 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 developand implement an international  plan. Youwill become acquainted with the key components of an effective import / exportplan.  The instructors will raisequestions you should answer to complete your plan and provide the resources tohelp you answer those questions.

 

    *organizational and product readiness,

    * marketresearch,

    * guidance fordeveloping your strategy and marketing plan,

    * promotingyour products in target market, and

    * complyingwith US and foreign regulations.

 

Fee for Module  Iis $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 asingle Fee of $89 per person

 

REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edo086br96660d6d&oseq=&c=&ch=

Engineered Business Growth Using Data Analytics: Read the Road Signs

June 20, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SBA Georgia District Office
Harris Tower Building
233 Peachtree Street NE 3rd floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

This is the 3rd of a series of five workshops with each workshop progressing from the previous workshop.

June 20th-- Engineered Business Growth Using Data Analytics: Read the Road Signs

REGISTER:   http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=an8uarcab&oeidk=a07ee4bvw2s32626619

This is a FREE event  

Pursuing a GSA Schedule Contract

June 22, 2017
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
90 minutes WEBINAR
ONLINE
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

This is a FREE event

 Presented by SCOREAtlanta

The GSA Schedule Contract serves as an invaluable tool forbusinesses to sell to the federal government.

The GSA Schedules program offers great opportunities forboth large and small businesses. It is often the first step new businesses takewhen entering the federal marketplace.

ABOUT the Workshop

This webinar will introduce you to tools that will help youunderstand the GSA Schedule benefits.

§  Why Obtain a GSASchedule Contract?

§  Who is Eligible?

§  How to Get on theGSA Schedule?

Ask the experts? Move your Business to the Next Level withthe GSA Schedule!

REGISTER:  https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee3erkpj7edbc88c&oseq=&c=&ch=

Building Your Organization & Social Collaboration

June 22, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This is an online event
This is an online event
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

Understanding Social Collaboration Tech: Underachieving & Health-Check

Enterprise customers have built solid foundations for employee digital collaboration, but struggle to adopt more advanced, social and mobile-enabled use cases according to recent survey research. Get the results,implications, and recommendations as well as methods to assess the health of your existing social collaboration environment. Join our webinar for a fast-paced and hands-on session in a series of structured Q&A exercises designed as a health-check to find out how your situation stacks up against your peers'.

REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee4rwhni8cff6f19&oseq=&c=&ch=

Engineered Business Growth Using Data Analytics: Take Necessary Detours

June 23, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SBA Georgia District Office
Harris Tower Building
233 Peachtree Street NE 3rd floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

This is the 4th of a series of five workshops with each workshop progressing from the previous workshop.

June 23rd-- Engineered Business Growth Using Data Analytics: Take Necessary Detours

REGISTER:   http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=an8uarcab&oeidk=a07ee4bvw499325a975

This is a FREE event

Engineered Business Growth Using Data Analytics: A New Course

June 27, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SBA Georgia District Office
Harris Tower Building
233 Peachtree Street NE 3rd floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA

This is the final of a series of five workshops with each workshop progressing from the previous workshop.

June 27th-- Engineered Business Growth Using Data Analytics: A New Course

REGISTER:   http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=an8uarcab&oeidk=a07ee4bvwat763da161

This is a FREE event