Charlotte Works: Tweeting you to workforce success

August 15, 2014 |

Are you Tweeting? Are you following Charlotte Works?

If not, you’re missing out on what we hope are some valuable resources for job-seekers, employers and self-described “policy wonks” alike!

Here are some of the articles we’ve Tweeted about recently; check them out, then follow us at @CharlotteWorks and join the conversation!

For job-seekers

  • “The Hot New Job Skill Is ‘Altrocentrism.’ Do You Have It?” asks .@businessweek:
  • Have you considered “The Tax Consequences of Losing Your Job?” .@FoxBusiness walks you through them at
  • Dealing with rejection in your search? An .@heraldleader columnist offers tips at
  • Forbes offers a simple technique to “un-blind” a blind job ad at
  • “Your Dream Job Doesn’t Exist Yet. Here’s How to Land It Anyway,” says .@mashable:

For employers

  • The balance of power in the job market is shifting slowly toward employees from employers,” says .@Bloomberg
  • Employers, “Attract More Talent With Video Job Ads,” says .@YahooFinance:
  • Employers, here are the trends affecting your org: demographics, education, technology, wages. Are you keeping up?
  • Employers, do you need some “Strategies to Attract Superpower Marketing Talent?” .@HarvardBiz has them:

About workforce development

  • “Millennials vs. robots: Who will win the jobs?” .@msnmoney weighs in at
  • “Yellen Says Weak Job Market Shows U.S. Still Needs Stimulus,” says .@BloombergNews:
  • “Jobless Claims in U.S. Have Dropped About as Much as They Can,” says .@Bloomberg: What do you think?
  • Interesting partnership example from Texas: workforce, community colleges, industry create standard skills statements
  • Gallup’s job creation index is improving “significantly better than at the same point in any year since 2010:”