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Employer Services

CPTC Business & Industry Services provides employers with a variety of resources. For more information, please contact us at CommunityEd@CoastalPines.Edu or 912-262-4300.
quickstart logoQuick Start is nationally recognized for providing high-quality training services at no cost to new or expanding businesses in Georgia that are preparing to hire a minimum of 15 net new employees in the same job classification for the manufacturing and warehouse and distribution industry or 25 net new employees in the same job classification for the service industry. Since 1967, Quick Start has provided customized training for hundreds of thousands of employees and for thousands of businesses and industries throughout the state.
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CPTC Career Services provides employers seeking highly qualified and skilled employees with access to our job posting system that allows employers to list full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal openings. In addition to job postings, faculty program coordinators will receive any job listings that relate to programs of study at CPTC. 

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Workforce Investment and Opportunity Boards (WIOB/WIOA) provides employers that are interested in hiring unemployed and underemployed adults who meet the eligibility guidelines with a selection of pre-screened applicants for the available positions at no cost.  Employers may also receive up to 50% reimbursement of the wages for OJT trainees to help defray personnel training costs.
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Georgia's Department of Labor posts job notices, collects and screens applications and resumes, provides interview space, schedules interviews and hosts job fairs.
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Georgia Tax Credits give businesses the opportunity to minimize or even eliminate state corporate income tax.
  • Georgia Employer GED Tax Credit – Georgia employers may qualify for a tax credit up to $1,200 per employee who successfully completes an approved adult basic skills education program consisting of at least 40 hours of training while the employee is being compensated at his or her normal rate of pay, and passes the basic skills education test that was paid for by the a taxable year.
  • Job Tax Credit - Businesses in Georgia’s strategic industries can earn as much as $4,000 in annual tax savings for each new job created, for up to five years. The exact value of the job credits depends on two factors – how many jobs are created, and where.
  • Quality Jobs Tax Credit - Companies that create at least 50 jobs in a 12-month period – at wages that are at least 10 percent higher than the county average – qualify for a tax credit of $2,500 to $5,000 per job.
  • Port Tax Credit Bonus - Georgia companies that increase imports or exports through a Georgia port by at least 10 percent can qualify for a bonus tax credit. Two options are offered: an addition of $1,250 to the job tax credit or an adjustment in the investment tax credit.
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit - Georgia’s Department of Labor administers a federal tax credit to Georgia companies that hire individuals who have faced barriers to employment. The tax credit ranges from $1,200 to $9,000 per hire.
  • Mega Project Tax Credit - Businesses that employ at least 1,800 “net new” employees and have either a minimum annual payroll of $150 million or make a minimum $450 million investment in Georgia qualify for the mega project tax credit.
  • Investment Tax Credit - Companies in manufacturing or telecommunications support that have operated in Georgia for at least three years are eligible to earn investment tax credits for upgrades or expansions. Credit earned amounts to 1 percent to 8 percent of qualified capital investments of $50,000 or more.
  • Optional Investment Tax Credit - Optional investment tax credits reward growing companies for making major investments in Georgia. The exact value of the optional investment tax credits depends on three factors: how much is invested; where the investment is made in Georgia; and the change in a company’s tax liability.
  • Retraining Tax Credit - Georgia businesses may offset their investment in retraining employees to use new equipment or learn new skills through a retraining tax credit. The credit equals 50 percent of direct training expenses, up to $500 credit per full-time employee, per training program.
  • Film, Television and Digital Entertainment Tax Credit - Film and television companies may receive a tax credit of up to 30 percent of money spent on production and post-production in Georgia, either in a single production or on multiple projects. Minimum spending amount is $500,000.


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Telephone numbers are accessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing through the Georgia Relay by dialing 711 or 1-800-255-0056 from a TTY/TDD.

Los números de teléfono son accesibles a las personas que son sordos o con pérdida de la audición a través de Georgia Relay marcando 711 o 1-800-255-0056 de TTY/TDD.


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