Events

Find a new career with Charlotte Works and CPCC!

There are still seats available at one of our upcoming information sessions:

Health Information Technology is a HIT

Health Information Technology (HIT) is the exchange of health information across computerized systems that are used by consumers, providers, the government and insurers. Learn all about CPCC’s HIT certificate training and the HIT associate degree program. This is a fast-growing field with many job opportunities!

Register to attend on Monday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the NCWorks Career Center - 7140 Forest Point Blvd.

Charlotte Needs Construction Managers!

CPCC has developed a fast-track Carpentry Certificate in response to local demand for skilled construction managers. Graduates qualify for entry-level positions in commercial or residential construction management. The certificate requires a full-time commitment but can be completed in one semester. Build a future in the construction industry at CPCC!

We hope to see you on Friday, April 17,  from10 a.m. to 11 a.m.  at the NCWorks Career Center - 1401 W. Morehead St.

Register today to attend any of these events onNCWorks Online:
a. Log in to your NCWorks Online account 
b. Go to the MY CALENDAR widget 
c. Click on the 2nd line of text (“____ UPCOMING EVENTS”) under the calendar image 
d. Click on SHOW FILTER CRITERIA. The LWIA/Region should be set on "Charlotte Works Workforce Development Board." For Office Location select either NCWorks Career Center-Executive Center Dr., NCWorks Career Center-Forest Point Blvd. or NCWorks Career Center-W. Morehead St. For Event Category select "None Selected." 
e. Click on FILTER. 
f. Choose your desired event and click on it. Confirm date & time and click on REGISTER at the bottom of the page.


Amazing workshops are blooming at your NCWorks Career Center – W. Morehead St.!

Join us for any or all of these job-search workshops at your NCWorks Career Center – W. Morehead St. and watch your new career blossom!

Develop an Unforgettable Elevator Speech 
Tuesday, April 21, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Entrepreneur and author Don Rosenberg will show you how to fine-tune your message, improve your delivery and, most importantly, make your elevator speech unforgettable. Each participant will develop, present and revise his/her elevator speech in a supportive environment.

Job-Hunting with the Charlotte Business Journal
Wednesday, April 22, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Learn how to use the Charlotte Business Journal’s various media platforms (print, digital, daily e-mail update, social media and smartphone application) to stay current on the regional business community and locate job leads in our region!

Preparing for the Job Search
Wednesday, April 22, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Have you lost your job and feel overwhelmed trying to figure out the next steps in getting re-employed? Learn how to cope with your job loss; structure your new search; find “start-over opportunities;” identify and present your creative advantages; best manage your time in the job-seeking process and avoid red flags on your resume, application and during your interview that scream “don't hire me!”

*THERE ARE STILL SEATS LEFT -- GRAB ONE TODAY!** How to Identify Yourself
Thursday, April 23, 2 p.m. to 4  p.m.
Your identity (or the essence of who you really are) shows itself to others and is especially important for success in the business world. Come "play" with your inner knowing to learn about your best qualities. You are more than you appear to be!

Register to attend at NCWorks Online:
a. Log in to your ncworks.gov account
b. Go to the MY CALENDAR widget
c. Click on the 2nd line of text (“____ UPCOMING EVENTS”) under the calendar image |
d. Click on SHOW FILTER CRITERIA. The LWIA/Region should be set on "Charlotte Works Workforce Development Board." For Office Location select “NCWorks Career Center-W. Morehead St.” For Event Category select "None Selected."
e. Click on FILTER.
f. Choose your desired event and click on it. Confirm date & time and click on REGISTER at the bottom of the page.


Take-Charge Tuesdays: Managing Your Career

Each Tuesday in April, former executive recruiter Christopher Braswell presents a different workshop designed to show you how to take charge of your career and effectively market yourself. Here’s his formula for success: start with a career plan, create a great resume, practice your interviewing skills and master job-search and networking techniques.

Join us for one or join us for all at the NCWorks Career Center at 1401 W. Morehead St.

Interviewing: “Be the Square and Stay in the Box” 
Tuesday, April 21, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Prepare for the interview by learning the primary points of discussion, how to answer critical questions and methods to overcome any objections.

Optimizing Your Job Search and Networking Techniques
Tuesday, April 28, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Discover how to leverage referrals, organize the job search and look at different networking avenues to maximize the probability of landing the job.

Register on NCWorks Online: 

a. Log in to your NCWorks Online account
b. Go to the MY CALENDAR widget
c. Click on the 2nd line of text (“____ UPCOMING EVENTS”) under the calendar image
d. Click on SHOW FILTER CRITERIA. The LWIA/Region should be set on "Charlotte Works Workforce Development Board." For Office Location select "NCWorks Career Center-W. Morehead St." For Event Category select "None Selected."
e. Click on FILTER.
f. Choose your desired event and click on it. Confirm date & time and click on REGISTER at the bottom of the page.



CPCC Now Enrolling!

The Collision Repair Technology Program is currently enrolling students.  For more information, please visit www.cpcc.edu/transport_systems.

Emergency Medical Services Training Courses Available! For more information regarding CPCC’s EMT and Paramedic programs visit www.cpcc.edu/emstraining

BLET-Basic Law Enforcement Training Program, visit www.cpcc.edu/public_safety/blet today!   

CPCC Information Session for NC Back-to-Work Grant:

The new NC Back-to-work program provides short-term job training & retraining, employability skills and industry recognized credentials to unemployed North Carolinians. If you are a North Carolina resident, have received unemployment for at  least 26 weeks or have exhausted your unemployment benefits, you may qualify. Students receive free tuition, books & supplies, as well as assistance with job placement and resume writing. Course areas include Computer Training, Automotive, HVAC, Flexography, Construction & Welding. For additional information, visit http://www.cpcc.edu/changingcareers/backtowork. Available spaces are filling quickly!


Other Events:

http://career.uncc.edu/events/program/10

http://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/topic/jobs/

http://events.charlotteobserver.com/charlotte_nc/events/career+services

http://www.jwu.edu/departments.aspx?id=53820

http://www.coasttocoastcareerfairs.com/career_fairs/

http://www.nationalcareerfairs.com/career_fairs

http://www.carouselexpo.com/north_carolina.htm