CPCC’s kickin’ it @ Charlotte Works

December 19, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

Since mid-September, Kisha Boyd-Clyburn, facilitator of program overviews at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC), has been a weekly presence at Charlotte Works. She’s been working to raise awareness about CPCC’s training programs, provide clients with the opportunity to ask questions about their specific situations and learn more about opportunities to enhance their employability. Boyd-Clyburn says […]

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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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Workforce by the numbers: Business and finance still our economic engine

October 17, 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. With the great recession in our rear-view mirror, employment in business, finance, sales and marketing are well above pre-recessions levels and forecast to experience stable growth […]

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Working Smart in the workplace: Soft-skills training solution on the way

Charlotte Works Staff

Recently ABB, the power and automation technologies company, added the following “Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities” to its job profile: People-related skills upholds ethics and values; demonstrates integrity; promotes and defends equal opportunities; encourages organizational and individual responsibility towards the community and the environment demonstrates an interest in and understanding of others; adapts to the team […]

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Springing into WIA Classroom Training: Start now for 2015!

September 19, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

“Spring semester” is a deceptive title: spring semester at your local college or university actually begins in January. So although the temperature is still warm, it’s time to think about the winter. Admission deadlines at many institutions are rapidly approaching. Through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Charlotte Works can provide sponsorship for eligible and suitable […]

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Workforce By The Numbers: Mid-skills healthcare jobs offer career opportunities

August 15, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works is pleased to introduce a new quarterly feature, Workforce By The Numbers, which will spotlight workforce research from around the region. Data and analysis will be provided through our new partnership with the Charlotte Chamber.   The term skills gap has sprung up so often it has reached buzz-word status, similar to big […]

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Making sectors cool: check out our updated career paths

October 19, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte’s economy is quickly recovering as employers add jobs or move operations to our area. Up until now, Charlotte has enjoyed this rapid job growth due, in part, to our ample supply of qualified workers and the amazing quality of life that we all enjoy. However, our job engine is in danger of slowing if […]

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