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Frequently Asked Questions

Hello! Below are questions often asked by users like yourself.

Learn more about making referrals: Watch our video.

Applying for Jobs

How do I apply?

Starting your application is easy!

Here are three quick steps to follow:
1. Find the job you want to apply for.

You may have already been directed straight to a job from a link sent by a friend. You can also search all job openings on the homepage.

2. Click "Apply for Job".

A window will pop up asking you to input your first name, last name, and email address. If you were referred, this will be denoted.

3. Start your application!

Fill in your full name and email address, and hit "Start Your Application". You"ll then be redirected into Team Georgia"s careers site to fill out the remainder of your information.

What are Job Alerts and how do I sign up for them?

Stay up to date with the latest Team Georgia jobs!

Social Sourcing sends Job Alerts emails to users who want to receive them. These alerts are sent according to your own selected frequency and include open jobs that you may be interested in depending upon the interests and locations you choose when signing up. Sign up to receive job alerts today. Here"s how:
1. Sign up at any time!

Not ready to apply, but want to hear about new Team Georgia jobs? Sign up for job alerts by hitting "Sign Up for Job Alerts" on the homepage or, from a mobile device, on any job detail page.

2. Fill in your information.

Submit your full name, email address, and the job locations/categories that best fit your career interests.

Sharing Jobs

How do I refer my friend?

Referring your friends is easy with Social Sourcing!

In fact, there"s two ways to share:
1. Share at any time!

When logged in, you can copy the URL in your browser and paste it in a message to your friend.

Additionally, any time you click a "Copy Link" button, it will generate a unique URL that will give you referral credit when you share it.

2. Share a specific job.

When logged in, click "Recommend Job to Friend" on the job"s detail page. From there you can copy and paste your unique referral link into an email.

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How can I track my referral?

Tracking your referrals:

1. After sharing your unique referral link, your friend/contact will enter the site as a referral from you.

2. Once your referral starts their application, you will receive an email notification making you aware of their activity.

3. Within this notification you will be presented with the option to share your insight regarding the candidate. This endorsement will go to Team Georgia"s Talent Acquisition Team.

4. Should you wish to follow-up further on the applicant"s status, you will need to reach out to the appropriate Team Georgia recruiter and/or hiring manager.

Can I upload my friend"s resume?

Uploading a Friend"s Resume:

You sure can! Each position on the Social Sourcing site has an "Upload Friend"s Resume" button. Clicking this will prompt a window to appear, requesting certain information about your friend. Fill that out, upload their resume, and submit.

Once you"ve done that, an application will be started on their behalf with you tagged as the referrer. They"ll receive an email allowing them to continue the process, while you"ll be able to endorse the candidate, providing more insight to recruiters.

What are the "Top Referrers"?

Social Sourcing Top Referrers:

How do I become a "Top Referrer"?

The simple answer is... recommend jobs!

Each Social Sourcing user is given a score based on their activity. Points are awarded for sharing links, generating clicks, and/or getting someone to apply.

To view your stats, check out your referral activity on the portal page.

What if I don"t want to be included in "Top Referrers"?

No worries, we understand.

Your privacy is important to us, and thus, any user can prevent their activity from being shown on the Social Sourcing site. To do so, access the "Privacy" section of your user settings.

By deselecting the option to publish, your information will no longer appear in the "Activity Feed" as well as the "Top Referrers" sections.

Contact Us

You can reach out to HR with any questions you have about the Social Sourcing product.

Please note that Team Georgia's Recruitment Department sets all policies related to your Referral Program. If you are a current or former employee of Team Georgia, we suggest that you direct all policy-related questions to HR.

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BENEFITS

 

Being in great health enables you to do great work. As a State of Georgia employee, you have access to comprehensive and affordable healthcare plans that best suit your needs.


We offer three Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) plans, three Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) plans, a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP), and four Medicare Advantage plan options for retirees enrolled in Medicare.

 
 

Georgia state government makes preparing for your future a top priority. Our retirement plans are designed to help you establish long-term financial security.


Georgia State Employees’ Pension and Savings Plan (GSEPS) is a combination Defined Benefit/ Defined Contribution plan with the following components:

  • Defined Benefit Plan (pension) - Multiple pension plans are available based on the type of entity you are employed by and your length/years of service.
  • Defined Contribution Plan (401(k)) - New employees are automatically enrolled at a 5% contribution rate, allowing for the maximum employer match to be contributed to the employee’s account.
 
 

The State of Georgia’s paid time off program aims to maximize productivity inside and outside of the workplace by providing serval leave programs including holiday, annual, sick, and administrative leave.

  • Holiday Leave
  • Employees receive 12 paid holidays a year, as declared by the Governor.
  • Annual and Sick Leave
  • Annual and Sick Leave accrual begins the first day of employment.
  • Administrative Leave
  • Examples include leave for blood donation, jury duty and military duty.
 
 

The Flexible Benefits program offers a wide range of coverage levels to advance total wellness for you and your family.


Our current offerings include vision, dental, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short-term and long-term disability, long term care, critical illness, legal and flexible spending accounts.

 
 

Supporting employees in their efforts to manage work and personal needs is high priority. We invest in your employee experience with various programs to provide work-life balance.


  • Wellness Plan
  • The State of Georgia provides a wellness plan with all healthcare options that pays you for focusing on your health.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • State entities that participate in the Employee Assistance Program can offer employees and their families access to provider referrals, counselors, and other resources to help meet the demands of life outside of the workplace.
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Many state entities allow employees to work from home, work alternative work schedules or work a combination of both.
 
 
  • Employee Discounts – Being a state employee has its perks!
  • Various attraction, shopping, technology, and travel discounts can be found at http://team.georgia.gov
  • Employee Purchasing Program
  • Eligible employees can purchase items and pay through payroll deductions for up to 6-month or 12-month terms.

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Education Support Leave

Education Support Leave

State employees receive up to eight hours of leave each calendar year to help advance education in the state.


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529 College Savings Plan

529 College Savings Plan

Want to support a child's dream to go to college? Our 529 savings plan allows you to save tax-free for higher education expenses.


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Georgia State Charitable Contributions Program

Georgia State Charitable Contributions Program – Support your favorite charity!

During the annual charity campaign, employees can contribute to a charity of choice by making a one-time monetary donation or setting up a yearlong payroll deduction.


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