It’s a workforce Twitter-fest!

August 14, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

If you’re not on Twitter – or on Twitter but not following Charlotte Works – you’re missing out on links to great sources for workforce policy information, job-search tips and advice for employers. Follow us today! (We’re @CharlotteWorks) And check out some of our Tweets from the last month: @CharlotteWorks Aug 13 What do you do […]

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“I don’t like to feel like a victim:” WIA client succeeds, wants more

July 17, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Margarita Gonzalez Rocha is a tiny woman with long black hair, a soft voice and a core of steel. Her story may have one of two effects on you: you’ll either want to just find her and hug her, or you may be inspired and motivated enough to start to create your own success story. […]

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If you can’t stand the heat, get into an NCWorks Career Center!

Charlotte Works Staff

Check out these hot workshops the weeks of July 20 and July 27! *NEW* Microsoft 101: Excel Tuesday, July 21 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. NCWorks Career Center – 1401 W. Morehead St. Spreadsheets are used across all industries and Excel is the leading spreadsheet tool. Come learn the basics of workbook creation, data entry […]

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News and notes

Charlotte Works Staff

It’s been a star-spangled month at your three NCWorks Career Centers! Check out our latest events and news:   Hundreds attend NCWorks job fair   Thirteen employers representing the Charlotte Hornets, Frito-Lay, Time Warner Cable, Verizon Wireless and others spoke to job-seekers about a variety of positions. Career Center staff shared information about the services […]

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Congratulations! They’ve landed!

June 19, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works congratulates the following clients who’ve recently landed: Garth David knew that leveraging networking opportunities would be a successful strategy during his job search. “Everyone who I came in contact with inside and outside of NCWorks, I saw as a potential employer,” he says. Shortly after being laid off from his position as a director […]

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Better together: New Community Partnerships & Programs division aims to build connections

Charlotte Works Staff

The business of business is relationships; the business of life is human connection. Robin S. Sharma, leadership expert and author   “The new world of work requires workforce development service providers, both locally and regionally, to work together in new and unprecedented ways,” says Charlotte Works President and CEO Steve Partridge. “Charlotte-area residents deserve a system […]

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News & notes

Charlotte Works Staff

If you can’t stand the heat … check out this cool news from your NCWorks Career Centers in Charlotte! Reminder: office closings Your NCWorks Career Center at 1401 W. Morehead St. will close on Friday, June 26, at 1 p.m. for staff training. Please plan your visits accordingly. All three Charlotte-area NCWorks Career Centers will be closed […]

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Congratulations! They’ve landed!

May 15, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works congratulates the following clients who’ve recently landed:   Elizabeth Johnson first heard about NCWorks Career Centers from her boyfriend, Ernest Smith, who had successfully completed his heavy tractor and trailer training with a Workforce Investment Act (WIA) training grant secured through the NCWorks Career Center at W. Morehead Street. She visited this location […]

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WIA classroom training funds interstate certifications

Charlotte Works Staff

Is there really a difference in how a medical professional draws blood or administers an EKG from one state to another? Apparently, there is. Ask Maati Elarfji, who moved to Charlotte from Massachusetts in January after losing his job as a nurse technician when the hospital at which he’d worked since 2003 closed its doors. […]

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Much-needed positivity flows from volunteer orientation leader to new clients

Charlotte Works Staff

You know how some people change the energy in the room they enter? Some change it for the worse: they make you frenetic or anxious or furious. And some people shift your outlook in a completely different direction with gentleness, calmness and an inherent caring that just infuse the space with positivity. Volunteer Orientation Leader […]

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