Charlotte takes bold step to close skills gap

July 14, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

Although the arrival of GIZ didn’t make much of a splash in Charlotte’s local media, back in Germany the news of GIZ’s first U.S. office made front-page news across the nation. GIZ, or Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, is the nonprofit arm of the German government that will be working with community colleges, workforce […]

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Employer Learning Series schools business execs

June 11, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

Nearly 200 representatives from 86 local employers attended Charlotte Works’ first-ever Employer Learning Series (ELS), 11 human resource workshops held in April and May. Presented in partnership with Central Piedmont Community College, North Carolina State University—IES, The Employers Association and UNC Charlotte, the ELS was geared to meet the educational needs of business owners, human […]

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Charlotte Works and CPCC: partnering to strengthen employability skills, employment

May 7, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

Workforce readiness programs that prepare job-seekers to be the best candidates are a key focus of both Charlotte Works and Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC). Joining forces to create opportunities for job-seekers to strengthen employability skills is a win-win for both job-seekers and employers. “My thoughts on the way to work each day center around […]

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Employer Learning Series offers free workshops to educate local employers on HR, organizational issues

Charlotte Works Staff

Representatives from nearly 140 employers have attended the first sessions of Charlotte Works’s 2013 Employer Learning Series (ELS), 11 free workshops designed to support and improve the knowledge base of Charlotte-area employers. Presented in partnership with Central Piedmont Community College, North Carolina State University—IES, The Employers Association and UNC Charlotte, the ELS is geared to […]

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