Workforce by the Numbers: Construction a boom for economy, job-seekers

May 13, 2016 Charlotte Works Staff

Workforce by the Numbers is our monthly look at the statistics and data that are shaping the workforce in the Charlotte region.   Dodge Analytics, the leading provider of data analytics for the North American construction industry, predicts that it will grow by six percent in 2016. Currently, approximately 35,154 people are employed in the […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: Charlotte’s fintech sector is sizzling

April 15, 2016 Charlotte Works Staff

Workforce by the Numbers is our monthly look at the statistics and data that are shaping the workforce in the Charlotte region.   IT is hot The technology sector is growing rapidly, spurred by the needs of major firms to meet their data needs and develop solutions and software to meet the demands they face. […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: Predicting 2016’s hot jobs

December 18, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Workforce by the Numbers is our monthly look at the statistics and data that are shaping the workforce in the Charlotte region.   The New Year brings with it new opportunities for job-seekers in the Charlotte area. The following list contains the jobs with the most anticipated growth in the greater Charlotte area for 2016 […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: Charlotte region continues to manufacture jobs

October 16, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Workforce by the Numbers is our monthly look at the statistics and data that are shaping the workforce in the Charlotte region.   The Charlotte region led North Carolina and the United States in manufacturing job growth over the last five years, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics1. Between 2010 and 2015, […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: Social media recruiting changes job-search landscape

September 18, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works is pleased to bring back Workforce by the Numbers, our monthly look at the statistics and data that are shaping the workforce in the Charlotte region.   Gone are the days of cold-calling and filling out paper applications for employers. Just as the Internet revolutionized job-search and hiring processes in the 1990s, social […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: The Charlotte region’s most unique jobs might surprise you

April 16, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works is pleased to continue Workforce by the Numbers, spotlighting workforce research from around the region. Data and analysis are provided through our partnership with the Charlotte Chamber. Whether it’s gaming supervisors in Nevada or farm workers in California, one occupation is often associated with a region or a state more than any other. […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: Back to school offers best bang for your buck

March 13, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works is pleased to continue Workforce By The Numbers, spotlighting workforce research from around the region. Data and analysis are provided through our partnership with the Charlotte Chamber. Everyone has heard the saying, “The more you learn the more you earn.” But increased tuition and a sluggish economy have many graduates questioning the value […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: Sales occupations in the “new economy”

January 16, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works is pleased to continue Workforce By The Numbers, spotlighting workforce research from around the region. Data and analysis are provided through our partnership with the Charlotte Chamber.   Sales jobs aren’t new; they’ve been greasing the wheels of the economy since the very beginning and are found in every company, across all industries. […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: Growth amid uncertainty

December 19, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works is pleased to continue Workforce By The Numbers, spotlighting workforce research from around the region. Data and analysis are provided through our partnership with the Charlotte Chamber.   As the U.S. economic recovery continues gradually to build momentum, North Carolina and Charlotte are leading the charge. The region’s unemployment rate has fallen nearly […]

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Workforce By The Numbers: Uncovering nursing opportunities

November 14, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works is pleased to continue Workforce By The Numbers, spotlighting workforce research from around the region. Data and analysis is provided through our partnership with the Charlotte Chamber.   If “demographics is destiny,” the healthcare industry is poised for tremendous growth, providing outstanding employment prospects long into the future. Consider this: over the next […]

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