It’s springtime in the world of WIA!

September 13, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works administers training funds through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) for individuals who meet eligibility guidelines and who are in need of a skills upgrade to enhance their marketability. If you’re exploring post-secondary education at local institutions such as Central Piedmont Community College and UNC Charlotte and you’re interested in pursuing funding through WIA, […]

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Charlotte Works, Charlotte Bridge Home: Serving veterans better

Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works has formed an important partnership with Charlotte Bridge Home, a veterans-focused nonprofit that serves honorably discharged service members who reside in Mecklenburg County. Charlotte Bridge Home clients receive support during major life transitions. The organization links veterans to community resources for health, housing, benefits, education and employment. Each client’s individual needs are addressed […]

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July workshops focus on diverse topics

July 14, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

We have some exciting new workshops scheduled for later this month! Check out these offerings and register to attend from your Charlotte Works profile. If you’re not a Charlotte Works client, create your profile, register to attend an orientation and then sign up! Hooking the Screening Interviewer: Winning the Opportunity to Compete for the Job […]

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New in-school program aims to engage more youth, fill talent pipeline

Charlotte Works Staff

“We have to begin to close the skills gap with youth, because it’s not going happen with our seasoned workers alone,” says Youth Works Director Danielle Frazier to describe the overall goal of the initiative’s new in-school program, set to launch with the 2013 – 2014 school year. “It’s about getting youth to see the […]

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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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