Get the power of a team behind your job search

Get the power of a team behind your job search

February 28, 2017 | Charlotte Works Staff

Job-search teams are back at your local NCWorks Career Centers! Job-search teams are small groups of job-seekers who meet weekly to: network with each other; get resume tips; learn proven strategies for a successful job search; receive expert advice from a team leader; and share feedback about successes, challenges and job opportunities. Statistics show participants […]

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April is packed with workshops at your NCWorks Career Centers!

April 15, 2016 Charlotte Works Staff

Register today for these new and back-by-popular-demand workshops April 18 to 29! Career Readiness Certificate Have you been to one of our open CRC prep labs? The North Carolina Career Readiness Certificate (N.C. CRC) is a portable credential that shows employers that you have the basic skills necessary to be successful in a particular job. Since […]

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Networking advice from Yoda, would you take?

February 13, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

I couldn’t talk about a job search without mentioning the importance of networking. If the trick to the success of a restaurant is location, location, location, then the rallying cry for job-seekers ought to be network, network, network! People often say it’s not what you know, it’s who you know. That tells me that I […]

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Savvy seekers hose holiday-hiring myth

November 14, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

Now is the time for savvy job-seekers to ignore the myth of holiday-hiring slowdowns and embrace the notion that employers are always looking for exceptional candidates who are the right fit and in the right place at the right time. How can you make the most of this season? First, it pays to take a […]

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September workshops: What are you doing the next two weeks?

September 19, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

Hopefully, we’ll see you at the Employer Engagement Center on West Morehead Street! We’ve got all kinds of great workshops to help ramp up your job search for the fall: This week: September 22 – 26  There are still seats left for sessions on On-The-Job Training grants, resume development and interview strategies, purposeful living, networking […]

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Get motivated, refine your job-search skills at our July workshops

July 18, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

Our July workshops, including two new offerings, feature something for everyone, from job-seekers who are just beginning their searches to the long-term unemployed who are “stuck.” Hooking the Screening Interviewer Tuesday, July 22 2 p.m. — 4 p.m. Your resume caught the attention of an employer. Now you must impress the screening interviewer. In this […]

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The 10 Commandments of Job Search

March 14, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

Reprinted with permission from ITintheD.org.   We gave you The Ten Commandments of Networking. We even gave you The Seven Deadly Sins of Networking. After using those as the foundation for our speaking engagements over the last few years, we noticed that it was time to change things up a bit. Oh sure, networking is […]

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Networking: Will you be in the 80 percent?

October 19, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

The role of networking plays a huge part in a person’s job search. Only two percent of today’s jobs are landed by utilizing online applications, while as much as 80 percent of today’s jobs are landed through networking. Being an accomplished and sincere networker can cut through the piles of job listings, decreasing your time […]

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