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From the Braves to banquet servers, here’s who is hiring in Cobb

It’s after Labor Day, which means no wearing white, but how about a change of uniform?

WorkSource Cobb, a nonprofit that offers career advice and tips on job hunting, has compiled a list of companies that are hiring right now in Cobb County:

• The Atlanta Braves are hiring for three positions: an event operations manager, an administrative assistant for human resources and a shipping and receiving clerk.

• For those who don’t mind a drive and still want to work for an Atlanta sports team, the Hawks are hiring for about a dozen roles. They want everything from a box office seller to a full-time manager of video services.

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• If you want to get real meta, the Georgia Department of Labor is hiring someone for its Marietta office to help people find jobs. That position is advertised with a yearly salary of $29,000.

• If you like the idea of working for the government, the U.S. Census Bureau is hiring for several positions (full-time and part-time) needed to perform its count. The Bureau is holding a recruiting session at the WorkSource Cobb office in Marietta — 463 Commerce Park Drive, suite 100 — Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read more here.

• According to WorkSource Cobb, temp agency Taylor Smith Consulting is hiring for 30 office clerks at the WorkSource Cobb office on Sept. 5 and Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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• Top Job Hospitality, a Roswell temp agency, is hiring banquet servers starting at $10 an hour and stewards/dishwashers at $8 an hour, according to a flyer. Applicants must have a high school diploma/GED, but can’t have visible tattoos on your face, neck or hands. Servers must have their own uniform, estimated to cost between $80 and $150. The steward uniform is expected to cost $50.

• Q-Staffing, a temp agency, is looking for computer repair technicians and is willing to pay between $12 and $16 an hour, according to a flyer.

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For job-seekers who want to learn or hone simple internet skills like email and Microsoft Word, Goodwill offers a Basic Computer Literacy certificate class. Get details here.

WorkSource Cobb offers a similar class just for Microsoft Excel.

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