Events

Leverage your connections to land a job!

Space is filling quickly for our Strategic Networking workshop next Monday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.!

Did you know 70 percent of new employees are hired as a direct result of networking, according to research? Let us help you leverage your personal connections and grow your professional network. We’ll also help you overcome anxiety and other barriers you may face when meeting with new people who can help you in your job search.

If you’ve not yet registered on NCWorks Online, you’ll need to do that first.

If you have registered, follow these steps to reserve your seat at one of these sessions:

1. Log in to your NCWorks.gov account 
2. Go to the MY CALENDAR WIDGET 
3. Click on the 2nd line of text under the calendar image: ___ UPCOMING EVENTS 
4. Click on SHOW FILTER CRITERIA. For LWIA/REGION select “Charlotte Works Work Force Development Board.” For OFFICE LOCATION select Charlotte/Mecklenburg Employer Engagement Center” 
5. Click on FILTER 
6. Choose your desired event and click on it. Confirm date and time and click on REGISTER at bottom of page



Mark your calendar! Charlotte Premium Outlets to host job fair

Charlotte Premium Outlets will host a job fair on Friday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel, 3315 Scott Futrell Dr., Charlotte, NC 28208. 

Human resources representatives from many of the 100 stores set to open in the 400,000-square-foot center will be present. Collectively, they’re seeking fill more than 900 jobs at Charlotte Premium Outlets including a wide range of management, sales and customer service positions.

Participating stores include Direct Tools, Le Creuset, Carter’s, Fossil, Seiko, Tilly's, Under Armour, Movado, dressbarn, Sunglass Wearhouse, Banana Republic Factory Store and many more.

No registration is required to attend.

If you’re planning to attend the job fair and need to brush up your resume and/or interview skills in advance, we can help! Check out our workshop schedule in the Events section of NCWorks Online and register to attend any of our upcoming resume or interview sessions. Here’s how:

1. Log in to your NCWorks.gov account
2. Go to the MY CALENDAR WIDGET
3. Click on the 2nd line of text under the calendar image: ___ UPCOMING EVENTS
4. Click on SHOW FILTER CRITERIA. For LWIA/REGION select “Charlotte Works Work Force Development Board.” For OFFICE LOCATION select Charlotte/Mecklenburg Employer Engagement Center”
5. Click on FILTER
6. Choose your desired event and click on it. Confirm date & time and click on REGISTER at bottom of page



CPCC Now Enrolling!

The Collision Repair Technology Program is currently enrolling students for the spring semester.  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