WHERE INDUSTRY SPECIFIC JOBS ARE CONCENTRATED IN THE CHARLOTTE AREA

WHERE INDUSTRY SPECIFIC JOBS ARE CONCENTRATED IN THE CHARLOTTE AREA

May 8, 2018 | Alyssa Brown

Charlotte is well known for several industries including finance, manufacturing, and transportation.  Have you ever wondered where these types of jobs in these fields are typically found in the Charlotte area? As a part of Charlotte Works’ Careers4All initiative, we are focusing on the zip codes with the highest unemployment rates in Mecklenburg County. For a […]

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Who is and who isn’t in Charlotte’s labor force

January 16, 2018 Alyssa Brown

The infographic below will help you understand the components of Mecklenburg County’s labor force, which has an approximately 72 percent participation rate. It shows 100 people, with each person representing approximately 8,350 people, or one percent of the County’s civilian population aged 16 and over. Sources: NC Department of Commerce, American Community Survey, 2012-2016 Estimates

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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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