By Alexis Grace | on August 17, 2021
By Staff Report | The Atlanta Voice
The Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena are preparing for the instrumentality of a engaged performance docket and the 2021-22 Hawks’ basketball play by holding a three-day ‘Hiring Draft’ to open the new ‘True To You’ Career Center. The space will besides service arsenic a workforce improvement center to assist the unemployed and underemployed successful the metro Atlanta area.
Located downtown at State Farm Arena, the ‘True To You’ Career Center will offer vocational development workshops to assistance physique skills around resumé writing, preparing for an interview, effectual communication, and lawsuit service for those hoping to enactment astatine the award-winning venue and for those seeking employment elsewhere.
The three-day ‘Hiring Draft’ event, scheduled for Aug. 19-21, will let imaginable applicants to visit the arena to participate successful an orientation with Hawks’ Human Resources executives, followed by in-person interviews with hiring managers and a venue acquisition tour. Beginning with this week’s opening event, the ‘True To You’ Career Center will beryllium open to the public two days per week.
“As an organization, we are committed to being a community asset and the new ‘True To You’ Career Center will allow us to not lone place and hire the stellar talent needed to provide the superior impermanent experience we’re known for, but also support the development of a stronger local workforce which will benefit the greater Atlanta community,” said Camye Mackey, Chief People, Diversity and Inclusion Officer for the Hawks and State Farm Arena.
The Hawks and State Farm Arena are offer a minimum starting salary of $15 per hr for their event-day positions, on with other benefits including access to discounted medical services, five paid major holidays, paid grooming and development, and scholarship opportunities. New squad members tin besides expect to receive bonuses for time, attendance and show during their service.
Additionally, the Hawks have several full-time positions available, including openings in the highly-coveted Hawks Trainee Program. Designed for recent college graduates, the program is taking applications done the extremity of August.
Those interested in registering for the ‘Hiring Draft’ or getting much accusation astir employment opportunities with the Hawks and State Farm Arena should spell to Hawks.com/TrueToYou.