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Atlanta CareerRise is a funders collaborative strengthening metro Atlanta's workforce development capacity to advance low skill residents into family sustaining careers through partnerships with employers.

Welcome to CareerRise

We Invest in three strategies to drive change:

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What's New


The WellStar Healthcare Careers Partnership with CobbWorks and Atlanta CareerRise is bringing to scale a model career development program for underemployed incumbent workers and a job preparation and training pipeline for job seekers to be hired for WellStar entry openings.
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for an overview video of the program and moments from the recent School at Work® graduation.

Atlanta CareerRise Winter newsletter

Atlanta CareerRise releases its second Request for Proposals for workforce partnerships in the healthcare sector. These projects will work with employers to advance incumbent workers and/or job seekers by lessening the barriers that hold frontline workers back. Proposals are due November 5.
View the full RFP here.

Atlanta CareerRise invests in its first Healthcare Careers Partnership led by WellStar Health System to provide career exploration and a blended-learning essential skills refresher to incumbent entry-level workers to prepare them for career advancement. Partners CobbWorks and the Atlanta Regional Workforce Board will prepare job seekers for specific entry-level requirements.
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CareerSTAT is a project of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions documenting the business case for investing in frontline hospital workers. A Guidance Tool for making investments in low-wage frontline hospital workers is available for download at the following link.
Click here for the Report

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