News and notes

November 12, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

There are all kinds of things to be thankful for at your NCWorks Career Centers! (And although it may seem like the “all youth, all the time” version of News and notes, read on! There’s more, we promise!)   Youth introduced to growing project management industry There will be almost 6.2 million U.S. jobs in […]

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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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Youth pre-apprenticeship program kicks off at CATS

July 17, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Last month, community partners packed a training classroom at the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) maintenance facility to launch a pre-apprenticeship pathways program. Four students who are enrolled in Charlotte Works’ Youth Works program are participating in classroom and hands-on training that includes topics such as transit care, information technology, operations and finance. The 14-month initiative is […]

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A vision for Charlotte’s future

Charlotte Works Staff

Last month, Charlotte Works’ board of directors adopted a new strategic plan to continue the transformation started back in 2011. The three major issues our new plan addresses are economic mobility, system capacity-building and labor market intelligence. As employers struggle to find skilled workers, it’s becoming increasingly clear that a great many of our neighbors […]

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

June 19, 2015 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

April 16, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

More good stuff just keeps happening at your NCWorks Career Centers! Check out our latest news:   Charlotte Works is in the news Director of Talent Development Jaslyn Roberts was featured in the “Notable Names” section of the March/April issue of Pride magazine. Roberts was also interviewed by Time Warner Cable News for a March 26 […]

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Grateful and hoping to give back

February 13, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

According to the United Nations, there are more than 51 million people living as refugees, the highest number since World War II. These days, conflicts don’t so much resolve as endlessly evolve into new conflicts, and more than 10 percent of those currently displaced have been refugees for years, sometimes decades. Living in a state […]

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News and notes

Charlotte Works Staff

We’ve got more news than a bag of conversation hearts! Here’s how we’re sharing the love this month:   Welcome new team members We welcome three new members to our team working to serve you better: Brittenay Causieestko-Lee joined us as an event coordinator. She’ll coordinate and manage the logistics for programs at the NCWorks […]

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Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated “comes home” for recruiting event

January 16, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Just a week before Christmas, Charlotte-based Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (CCBCC) commandeered Charlotte Works’ Employer Engagement Center (EEC) to host an all-day hiring event, its second such in the company’s historic first bottling facility. Recruiters and managers fanned out across conference and coaching rooms and a section of the Resource Center to pre-screen and interview […]

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