Workforce by the Numbers: Charlotte’s fintech sector is sizzling

Workforce by the Numbers: Charlotte’s fintech sector is sizzling

April 15, 2016 | Charlotte Works Staff

Workforce by the Numbers is our monthly look at the statistics and data that are shaping the workforce in the Charlotte region.   IT is hot The technology sector is growing rapidly, spurred by the needs of major firms to meet their data needs and develop solutions and software to meet the demands they face. […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: Predicting 2016’s hot jobs

December 18, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Workforce by the Numbers is our monthly look at the statistics and data that are shaping the workforce in the Charlotte region.   The New Year brings with it new opportunities for job-seekers in the Charlotte area. The following list contains the jobs with the most anticipated growth in the greater Charlotte area for 2016 […]

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Manpower finds success at Forest Point Boulevard career center

October 16, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Every Wednesday since this spring, Manpower Talent Acquisition Specialist Angela Ates has been setting up temporary shop in a spare office at the NCWorks Career Center at Forest Point Boulevard. With laptop and latte in hand, she informally interviews between 10 and 40 job-seekers for such positions as welders, mail clerks, warehouse workers, machine operators […]

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Our mistake: Our children’s future

Charlotte Works Staff

On a recent visit to Charlotte, U.S. Department of Labor Deputy Secretary Chris Lu spent some time meeting with a group of youth enrolled in Youth Works programs. It’s amazing, the level of insight and discussion youth people can provide when thoughtful questions are asked. Deputy Secretary Lu’s question that generated the most discussion was, “What could […]

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NCWorks Online, business services team create powerful combo to serve employers

June 19, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Since NCWorks Online debuted as the state of North Carolina’s robust job-search tool for employers and job-seekers in 2013, hundreds of thousands of people in both groups have used the site to post jobs, search jobs, hire and get hired. We thought it would be interesting to take a quick snapshot of how Mecklenburg County […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: The Charlotte region’s most unique jobs might surprise you

April 16, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works is pleased to continue Workforce by the Numbers, spotlighting workforce research from around the region. Data and analysis are provided through our partnership with the Charlotte Chamber. Whether it’s gaming supervisors in Nevada or farm workers in California, one occupation is often associated with a region or a state more than any other. […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: Back to school offers best bang for your buck

March 13, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works is pleased to continue Workforce By The Numbers, spotlighting workforce research from around the region. Data and analysis are provided through our partnership with the Charlotte Chamber. Everyone has heard the saying, “The more you learn the more you earn.” But increased tuition and a sluggish economy have many graduates questioning the value […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: Sales occupations in the “new economy”

January 16, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works is pleased to continue Workforce By The Numbers, spotlighting workforce research from around the region. Data and analysis are provided through our partnership with the Charlotte Chamber.   Sales jobs aren’t new; they’ve been greasing the wheels of the economy since the very beginning and are found in every company, across all industries. […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: Growth amid uncertainty

December 19, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works is pleased to continue Workforce By The Numbers, spotlighting workforce research from around the region. Data and analysis are provided through our partnership with the Charlotte Chamber.   As the U.S. economic recovery continues gradually to build momentum, North Carolina and Charlotte are leading the charge. The region’s unemployment rate has fallen nearly […]

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Workforce By The Numbers: Uncovering nursing opportunities

November 14, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works is pleased to continue Workforce By The Numbers, spotlighting workforce research from around the region. Data and analysis is provided through our partnership with the Charlotte Chamber.   If “demographics is destiny,” the healthcare industry is poised for tremendous growth, providing outstanding employment prospects long into the future. Consider this: over the next […]

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