Obama praises Georgia jobs program to train the unemployed
Georgia Works participants, like Alecia Blakely, have landed jobs after going through the training program.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Instead of collecting a check while looking for work, Georgia has a program to give the unemployed on-the-job training. It has caught the eye of President Obama.
The Georgia Works program allows those receiving unemployment insurance to be placed at a local company for up to eight weeks of tr