Spring into action with job-search resources at NCWorks Career Centers!

May 13, 2016 |

Discover a career path or sharpen your skills during these workshops May 16 to 27!

 

New Light — Criminal Expungements
Monday, May 16
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
5601 Executive Center Dr. (28212) []

Attorney Shawna Howard leads this overview of the types of expungements available for individuals with a criminal record. Come learn the procedures for having dismissals and convictions removed from your record. You’ll also learn about potential options for those who don’t qualify for expungements.

 

CPCC Information Session: Global Business and Logistics
Monday, May 16
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
1401 W. Morehead St. (28208)

1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
7140 Forest Point Blvd. (28217) []

Are you considering a career in international business or global logistics and supply chain management? There are about 80,000 logistics jobs in the Charlotte region with salaries ranging from $35,000 to $75,000 for professionals with the necessary communication, critical thinking and analytical skills. Come learn about career opportunities in logistics and Central Piedmont Community College’s (CPCC) degree and certification programs.

 

*NEW* CPCC Information Session: Sustainable Technical Careers in Electrical and HVAC
Tuesday, May 17
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
5601 Executive Center Dr. (28212) 

Thursday, May 19
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
5601 Executive Center Dr. (28212)

Join us to learn about CPCC’s construction technologies division and careers as an electrical or HVAC technician. Program graduates have opportunities to interact with industry partners such as Siemens, Trane, Carrier and Duke Energy. This is a workshop you don’t want to miss!

 

*BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND* CPCC Information Session: IT is a Growing Industry
Wednesday, May 18
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
1401 W. Morehead St. (28208) 

Monday, May 23
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
7140 Forest Point Blvd. (28217) 

Tuesday, May 24
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
5601 Executive Center Dr. (28212)

Information technology (IT) is an innovative industry that is constantly evolving and changing. As Charlotte continues to grow, so does the need for IT professionals. The Regional Effort to Advance Charlotte Information Technology (REACH IT) training scholarships at CPCC could be your opportunity to gain skills that are in demand in our region. Join us for an information session to learn more about REACH IT and how to become part of Charlotte’s IT talent pipeline.

 

*NEW* Transferable Skills Match-Making
Tuesday, May 24
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
1401 W. Morehead St. (28208)

Learn how to identify and present your key transferable skills to potential employers. If you have a resume, bring it with a list of potential jobs. You’ll also learn how to highlight your existing experience and skills.

 

*BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND* DISC: Your Secret Interviewing and Communication Weapon
Wednesday, May 25
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
1401 W. Morehead St. (28208)

This fun and interactive class will help you assess what your DISC communication style is; understand how you communicate; quickly identify the style of your interviewer(s) and networking contacts; and how to adjust your conversation style to better match the person with whom you are speaking. It’s your secret interviewing and communication weapon!

 

*BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND* Getting Started in Project Management
Friday, May 27
2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
1401 W. Morehead St. (28208)

The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification has become the gold-standard of project management professionals and is consistently among the top five most sought-after designations in the world. Learn more about obtaining certifications and getting the interest of hiring managers looking for someone just like you!

 

Register for any (or all!) of these great 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., 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.