Attention Mecklenburg County employers

September 13, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

Increase your bottom line by improving your employees’ skills with an Incumbent Workforce Development grant (IWDG)! Awards of up to $25,000 are available to boost your employees’ value to your company and help your business compete both regionally and globally. The IWDG program offers competitive retention-solution grants that qualifying businesses can use to address their […]

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On-The-Job Training grants help entire community

August 18, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

Who wouldn’t want to be part of an initiative that fills an employer’s hiring need and puts a skilled worker back on the job – thereby strengthening the entire community? That’s a question pondered by both Sheila Hemphill, Charlotte Works’ On-The-Job Training (OJT) manager, and Shari Wright-Harley, executive director of Connections BWB, who is currently […]

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NCWorks Online: Serving you better

Charlotte Works Staff

By now, you should have heard about NCWorks Online, the state of North Carolina’s robust new website designed to better connect job-seekers and employers. Launched August 5, the new site replaces N.C. Job Connector and offers more tools and resources to both those seeking to find work and those with positions to fill. We hope […]

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Happy Birthday, Charlotte Works!

June 11, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

It’s difficult to believe we launched the new Charlotte Works brand only one year ago! In the past year, we’re on track to have hosted over 60,000 visits to our two centers and our 30 SNAP sites. A year ago, when I was at meetings, I had to spend a great deal of time educating […]

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Bonded Logistics “Excels” at providing training

Charlotte Works Staff

Like many companies, Bonded Logistics has reduced its training budget in the past few years. But when the third-party warehousing management and contract packaging company upgraded to Windows 2010 earlier this year, executives knew they needed to help employees get up to speed on the new operating system. “We were having a conversation with a […]

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Charlotte Chamber’s Career Center comes to Charlotte Works

Charlotte Works Staff

The popular Career Center page on the Charlotte Chamber website is the latest addition to the growing partnership roster between our two organizations. Charlotte Works is now the Chamber’s exclusive partner in providing job listings to the community. Information about and links to Charlotte Works and its services to both employers and jobseekers is available […]

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Employer Learning Series schools business execs

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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