In today’s competitiveness market it is very important to find a location that has an educated workforce with good work ethic. Mitchell County meets your needs by supplying an area labor force of nearly 130,000 skilled workers.

If you are locating or expanding your business in Georgia, the state offers several assistance programs, including Quick Start and Georgia Work Ready, to help you find and train your workforce. These services are free of charge.

The Mitchell County Development Authority will coordinate the assistance provided by the state, Southwest Georgia Technical College, and the local Georgia Department of Labor Office.

Quick Start, Georgia’s internationally acclaimed workforce program, provides training to qualified businesses in Georgia. This customized program is a key asset for supporting new and expanding industries.

Georgia Work Ready was created to ensure that Georgia’s workers have the best skills, easy access to training, and better job opportunities. This program can help you hire the most qualified workers for your business.