Fast Forward Your Workforce

With more than 430,000 available members of the workforce within 60 miles, Savannah’s talent pipeline is diverse, young and highly skilled. The region includes nearly 60,000 area college students and 37,300 military personnel.
And with Georgia’s internationally acclaimed workforce development program, Quick Start, you can meet your workforce needs in Savannah.
For more than 40 years, Quick Start has provided customized workforce training free-of-charge to qualified businesses in Savannah. Training is delivered in classrooms, mobile labs or directly on the plan floor. Quick Start also administers ongoing programs for professional development.
Since its inception, Quick Start has provided customized high-quality training for more than 1,206,256 employees at 6,765 businesses and industries throughout the state at no cost to new or expanding businesses in Chatham County and in Georgia.

In addition to Quick Start, Savannah has training and professional education programs through Savannah Technical College, the 2014 No. 1 technical college in Georgia; Georgia Tech Savannah; and a variety of nonprofit programs and services.
And with the beauty of Savannah, along with access to Savannah’s beaches, water, arts and entertainment and a low cost of living, it’s easy to attract employees to relocate here and to recruit and retain qualified employees.