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Georgia's workforce could face a talent gap unless it expands its career education programs and finds a way to keep college graduates in the state. That was the message at a critical issues forum held by the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education this week.

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Study Reveals Ga.'s High-Demand Jobs, Workforce Gap

Sep 9, 2016
In this Feb. 27, 2013, file photo, hands type on a computer keyboard in Los Angeles.
Damian Dovarganes, File / Associated Press

Georgia businesses and educators may finally have the information they need to close a jobs gap that’s been affecting the state for years.

According to this week’s Atlanta Business Chronicle, the Metro Atlanta Chamber, working with the Atlanta office of global professional services consultant Accenture PLC, found significant shortages of qualified workers for the jobs in highest demand in Georgia.