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February 1, 2016

Deputy Commissioner Hames Talks Georgia WorkSmart at MAC

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The Metro Atlanta Chamber has undertaken a strategic initiative focused on workforce development in the Atlanta region, as well as across the state.  In this effort, MAC is partnering with state agencies and higher learning institutions as well as with the business community, specifically human resources experts.

One of the state's newer programs - Georgia WorkSmart - seeks to better align employee skills with those jobs employers need to fill.  Ben Hames, Deputy Commissioner of at the Georgia Department of Economic Development, recently joined the Metro Atlanta Chamber for its Workforce Showcase to speak about the apprenticeship program.