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EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING

The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga (ULGC) provides individuals with employment assistance and job training. Candidates who  seek employment assistance are placed in an Applicant Tracking System, which allows them to receive job notifications based on their individual work experience and skills.

 Click here to begin registration to enroll in the Employment and Training program to receive work related notifications, which may include future job postings, apprenticeship training opportunities, interviewing workshops, resume writing classes, or employer informational sessions

The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga (ULGC) currently partners with employers in various industries to bridge the gap between talent ready ULGC Workforce Program Participants and employers that seek provide career opportunities in both public and private sectors. In addition, we partner with employers to host Hiring Events. Our hiring events allow our partnering employers to conduct informational sessions and actively recruit for open positions within their company. Last year, ULGC was able to pre-screen and offer interviewing and resume writing workshops to approximately 1200 job seekers prior to company hiring events and job fairs conducted. 

The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga (ULGC) also offers basic computer training classes, as requested.  These training classes provides participants the opportunity to learn about Microsoft Office, internet navigation, and email setup.



Testimonials


 "I attended your resume and interview workshop at the Urban League of Chattanooga a few weeks ago and I want to thank you immensely for taking the time to help us out. Prior to attending your workshop, I was moving up from Orlando, FL and trying to find employment. During that transition, I was looking for work but was very unsuccessful for seven months. Though I wasn't hurting financially because of my prior proper planning to the moving process, I was slightly discouraged from not having success in finding employment in the Chattanooga area.  After I attended your workshop, I took that week to apply everything you taught. When the job fair came, multiple employers flocked to my resume, and I had a hard time after the fact keeping up with all the emails, appointments, interviews and so forth for roughly a week. After a few interviews and job offers, I went with Sodexo. They are putting me in a management position for the East Erlanger location and are paying me pretty well since I have experience. I also get benefits after my probation period. I just wanted to share with you on the blessings that I am receiving. Thank you!" 

Isaiah Khan, Chattanooga, TN. Nov. 22, 2016

The Workshop was facilitated by The Clark Group, LLC through our partnership with EPB. To learn more about The Clark Group's leadership/personal development training and coaching services, visit www.clarkgroupcoaching.com.  

Fall 2016 Annual Job Fair

This year's Fall Job Fair was our first outside of Urban League, and it was a huge success! Held at Brainerd Crossroads (BX) in Chattanooga, we wanted to place the fair in a more central location for better accessibility. Job seekers were hired on the spot and we have over 40 companies represented. Thank you for helping us make this year's fair a hit!
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