NEARLY 70% OF ATLANTA JOB SEEKER DID NOT APPLY FOR THE JOB OF THEIR DREAM, ACCORDING TO A NEW SURVEY

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2022-11-09

With a mission to “Be the Light” for others, the staffing company is committed to expanding access to job readiness resources by giving job seekers confidence to achieve what is possible.

ATLANTA, November 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — atlanta-established global information, a leading national staffing company dedicated to empowering people through opportunity, today announced the official launch of the Be The Light tour through its first-ever mobile career hub. With a new local survey revealing that nearly 70% of Atlanta job seekers do not apply for their dream job, the tour seeks to illuminate meaningful career opportunities for those who need and want them most.

This unique experience, which will take place on Saturday, November 12 of 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the former gray field turner a lot in atlanta, will offer attendees free access to Insight Global’s local staffing experts and partners, as well as one-on-one career advice and coaching to boost career opportunities and improve the economic outlook. All metro Atlanta job seekers who often face job search barriers, whether due to lack of confidence, resources, technology, or child care, are encouraged. Check in and attend to pursue what is possible.

Atlanta job seekers need support

The survey, conducted in October 2022 among 1,006 atlanta job seekers, revealed several reasons why job seekers might not pursue new opportunities, including being intimidated by the job search (27%), not having a college degree (20%), not knowing how to start a job search employment (21%), and a general lack of confidence (26%).

Additional survey results also revealed the motivation behind people seeking new jobs. Those who came out on top include better pay (53%), creating a better life for themselves (51%), and creating a better life for their family or dependents (41%).

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“What we’ve often seen through personal experiences in staffing that has been reaffirmed through our survey is that many times, people just don’t feel like they’re enough. Whether it’s because of their background or circumstances, they don’t they see their own potential and who is right in front of them: a hard-working, skilled person who just needs access to seek what is possible. That is exactly what we are here to do: show them what their professional future can be if they harness the power of all its limitless potential,” said berto beanCEO of InsightGlobal.

Mobile Career Center: Hit the Road

Of atlanta a Boston Y denver a OaklandThe Be The Light tour will travel to a dozen cities over the next year and will feature the following:

  • One-to-one consultations with experts from Insight Global who will deliver a personalized experience based on attendees’ career goals.
  • Professional preparation workshops in resume writing, interviewing skills, and job hunting.
  • headshot studio complete with a stylist and a professional photographer who will take photos and upload photos to LinkedIn profiles (and create a profile).
  • professional networks with Insight Global recruiters and client partners who will be on hand to offer tips, tricks and best practices for job seekers and share opportunities that may be available.
  • child care services staffed by qualified child care professionals.
  • Additional support services, including assistance for Spanish speakers and people with hearing and physical disabilities.
  • food for fuel with free locally sourced culinary options.
  • Merchandise payment where attendees who complete the day will win free gifts.

“We fundamentally believe in our purpose to be the light for those around us,” he said. Bree Davis, Manager of the Insight Global Social Impact Program. “Our recent survey shows that people want to explore new opportunities, whether it’s creating a better life or simply keeping up with cost-of-living increases. That’s why we’re hosting this tour: to empower and equip those who seek I work with the confidence and skills they need to create a better future.

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Everyone is welcome

The Be The Light tour is open to anyone looking to improve their job or career. In particular, AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander), BIPOC (Black, Native American, and People of Color), First Generation College Graduates, Homeless, People with Disabilities, LGBTQIA, Justice Affected, Single Income Families , Veterans, Women, and Young Adults Across the country, many communities face challenges when it comes to entering the workforce or advancing their careers, from social and economic inequality to disenfranchisement. Insight Global is on a mission to change that and, in turn, change lives.

Insight Global has set a goal to positively impact 5,000 job seekers in the first year of the tour and 15,000 job seekers by 2025, creating economic sustainability, closing the gap by breaking generational poverty, and providing equal access and opportunity to everybody.

Collaborators who make these dreams come true

Several local and national charities and corporate organizations are working in partnership with Insight Global to make the Be The Light tour possible, including: Big Brothers Big Sisters Metro Atlanta, Floor & D├ęcor, Georgia Power, LinkedIn and Microsoft. For a full list of partners, visit www.insightglobal.com/careerstart.

The tour will start in atlanta in 12th of November of 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the former Turner Field Gray Lot located at 655 Central Ave, SW (Rideshare address is 710 Central Avenue, SW, atlanta, 30315). Additional stops are scheduled for houstonBentonville, Nashville, Philadelphia, BostonCharlotte, cleveland, Minneapolis, denver, Seattle Y Oakland. While there is no charge for the event or services, all interested persons are requested to register in advance. Tour dates, a full list of partners and additional information on how to register to attend the Be The Light tour can be found at www.insightglobal.com/careerstart.

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Survey methodology

Insight Global commissioned Atomik Research to conduct an online survey of 1,006 adults across the atlanta area. Survey participants are full-time employees, part-time employees, retirees, the self-employed, students, and unemployed people looking for a new job.

The margin of error fell within +/- 3 percentage points with a 95 percent confidence interval. Fieldwork was carried out for the online survey. between October 13 and October 17 2022. Atomik Research is an independent and creative market research agency.

About InsightGlobal:

Insight Global is a national people and services company dedicated to empowering people. We tirelessly seek opportunities for others, because when we all work together, anything is possible. We specialize in recruiting accounting, finance, engineering, and information technology professionals and providing service-based solutions to Fortune 1000 clients. Our team spans more than 67 offices worldwide and is committed to placing more than 80,000 people in jobs by 2022. Insight Global’s services extend far beyond simply filling positions. In addition to staffing services, we provide cultural consulting, diversity, equity and inclusion guidance, specialized healthcare staffing and resources, and a variety of managed services through our managed services division called Evergreen. To learn more about Insight Global, visit insightglobal.com.

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