The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced Friday that jobs were up 20,200 in September to reach a total of 4,461,400. Among the job increase, the private sector saw a positive jump of 28,000 jobs. Today, nearly 175,000 jobs are listed online at EmployGeorgia for Georgians to access. This job total has more than doubled since the beginning of this pandemic from the April 2020 listing of just 73,000 jobs.
“Over the past five months, 340,900 jobs (65 percent) have been gained back from the massive job loss we saw in April,” said Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler. “We are encouraging those who have been displaced to take a look at the incredible number of career opportunities listed on EmployGeorgia that include a vast array