Events

Explore new opportunities this month at NCWorks Career Centers!

Join us for these new and back-by-popular-demand workshops February 8 to 15!

*NEW* CPCC Information Session: Human Resources and Marketing Careers
Monday, Feb. 8
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
5601 Executive Center Dr. (28212)

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
1401 W. Morehead St. (28208)

Are you thinking about a career in human resources (HR) or marketing? Join us for this Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) information session to learn about the many paths into HR and marketing. This workshop will be led by CPCC HR Program Chair Dave Zietlow, who has had a 30-year career as an HR, operations and general management executive; and Marketing Program Chair Mike Grier, who has more than 20 years’experience in Fortune 500 and corporate-America marketing management roles.


*BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND* Navigating NCWorks to Your Advantage
Tuesday, Feb. 9
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1401 W. Morehead St. (28208)

In this workshop, you’ll get a brief overview of everything NCWorks Online has to offer including completing your profile and uploading or creating your resume. Come prepared with your education and employment histories, licenses and certifications and other pertinent information. We strongly suggest that you attend an NCWorks Career Center and WIOA Orientation before attending this workshop.


*BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND* LinkedIn on Training Wheels
Wednesday, Feb. 10
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
1401 W. Morehead St. (28208)

LinkedIn on Training Wheels: A Primer for the LinkedIn Challenged is a practical, hands-on workshop designed for the beginner. We’ll empower you to build your profile and grow your network! Participants must have an email account.


*NEW LOCATION* Microsoft Office Overview 101
Friday, Feb. 12
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
1401 W. Morehead St. (28208)

Learn the basics or brush up on your skills in this half-day workshop that covers Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint tips and tricks. Get assistance in creating and editing documents, spreadsheets and presentations with these essential tools.


*BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND* Engaging Elevator Speech
Friday, Feb. 12
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
1401 W. Morehead St. (28208)

Join us to learn the importance of a first impression. Understand how the first words out of your mouth set the tone for conversation. This interactive workshop allows you to review and perfect your current elevator speech to make lasting first impressions.


*NEW* Information Session: Criminal Record Expungement
Monday, Feb. 15
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
5601 Executive Center Dr. (28212)

Does your criminal record stop you from obtaining or keeping a job? Charlotte School of Law’s student re-entry program helps members of the community understand more about expungements in North Carolina. Attendees can bring a copy of their criminal record (obtained from the Mecklenburg County Courthouse Criminal Clerks office) to see if they’re eligible for an expungement.

Register to attend any of these workshops 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 either NCWorks Career Center-Executive Center Dr. 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.




Get a leg up in the job search with a CRC!

Why should you get an N.C. Career Readiness Certificate (N.C. CRC) from Charlotte Works & CPCC?

  • N.C. companies (BB&T, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Duke Energy, DuPont, Pepsi and more) are looking for candidates who have the CRC.
  • You can use the CRC on your resume. 
  • The CRC is nationally recognized.
  • Having the CRC can rank you higher than other candidates. 
  • The CRC improves your chances for success in entry-level positions and makes you more promotable.

Learn more about the N.C. Career Readiness Certificate. 

Join us for CRC Information Sessions at your NCWorks Career Centers:

NCWorks Career Center - W. Morehead St. 
1401 W. Morehead St., Ste. 100 (28208)
 
Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
 

NCWorks Career Center - Executive Center Dr. 
5601 Executive Center Dr., Ste. 100 (28212) 
Mondays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

Stick around after the session for a hands-on CRC lab experience! A dedicated Central Piedmont Community College proctor will get started with this *FREE* class! Onsite enrollment is required.

You must register to attend these information sessions on NCWorks Online and complete an in-class registration and tuition-waiver forms.

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. 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.

CPCC launches hospitality certificate program

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) is launching a new hospitality certificate program that could help you launch a new career in hotel service!

This comprehensive pre-employment skills training program provides you with the skills necessary to find employment in the hospitality industry as a room attendant. Training topics include: customer service; computers; hotel branding; maintaining a clean, sanitary, comfortable and tidy environment; blood-borne pathogens; ergonomics; housekeeping skills; green initiatives and more. It includes both classroom training and job-shadowing.

The three-week certification program will start in January and has a limited number of full scholarships available.

Learn more, including how to apply, on CPCC's website or by calling 704.330.4223.




Other Events:

UNC Charlotte Career Center 

Johnson & Wales University Career Center

Central Piedmont Community College Career Center

Queens University of Charlotte Career Center

Johnson C. Smith University Center for Career & Professional Development

Charlotte Business Journal's Event Calendar 

The Charlotte Observer's Event Calendar

Coast to Coast Career Fairs

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