Targeting your resume proves you’re the best fit for the position

Targeting your resume proves you’re the best fit for the position

January 16, 2016 | Charlotte Works Staff

Employers absolutely need to know that the candidate they choose for a job is the best fit, which they do by confirming that his or her past accomplishments and current skill set fall in line with the important day-to-day tasks and overarching goals of the position. If you write a generic resume that doesn’t take […]

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Job-seeker tips: Time for a resume refresher?

November 12, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

When did you last look at your resume? We mean really look at it? If it’s been a while, or if you’re gearing up your job search for holiday season (and remember, this is a great time to look for work!), here are some quick tips and resources to refresh the most important document in your […]

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Congratulations! They’ve landed!

Charlotte Works Staff

NCWorks Charlotte congratulates the following clients who’ve recently landed: Tameran Davenport knew that she needed accountability to redirect her career path from relationship management to business analytics, and she grew hopeful when that accountability materialized through the staff at NCWorks Career Centers. Last summer, Davenport was part of significant layoffs from a local financial institution. […]

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Congratulations! They’ve landed!

August 14, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works congratulates the following clients who’ve recently landed: When Syreeta Ashford was laid off a year ago as a project manager with Central Parking System/SP Plus Corp., she knew it was only a matter of time before she was presented with another opportunity. In June 2014, after a friend told her about NCWorks Career […]

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Is your extensive experience killing your search?

Charlotte Works Staff

We serve a broad client base representing multiple demographics across gender, race, culture and age. Job-seeking clients come with a variety of barriers to employment, diverse backgrounds and experiences and always looking for that magic bullet to land the job. Questions we’re often asked are: How do I position myself so that an employer can […]

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March brings spring and spring brings new workshops!

March 13, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Join us for these sessions in the last half of the month to improve your search and help you land soon! Shine Your Way to the Top: Applications Tuesday, March 17 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 5601 Executive Center Dr. Are you taking the job application too lightly? Learn the dos and the don’ts of […]

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Jump-start your job search in 2015

January 16, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

The holidays are over, the gifts are put in their proper places, the refrigerator is (nearly?) empty of goodies, the kids are back at school … time to jump-start your job search in this new year! From re-doing your resume to attitude adjustments, advice for landing a new job abounds from all kinds of sources. […]

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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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SNAP site has vision, heart for service

Charlotte Works Staff

“We’re there to serve – that’s our vision,” says Sheila Johnson, program director of the Southwest Community Development Corporation (SCDC) and manager of the Charlotte Works’ SNAP (Share Network Access Point) site at Nations Ford Community Church. “You have to have the heart of a servant. You have to do this with the right intention – […]

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