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News and notes

December 18, 2015 | Charlotte Works Staff

We wish you and your families and friends the very happiest of holiday seasons and look forward to celebrating your success in the new year!   Career Centers closed for the holidays Your three NCWorks Career Centers will be closed Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 23 through 25, in observance of Christmas. We’ll re-open at 8 […]

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August 14, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Summer may be winding down, but we’re not! Check out our recent news! Inaugural event opens doors for youth interested in healthcare and technology Last month, nearly 40 Youth Works participants representing MeckEd’s Career Pathways Program and ResCare Workforce Services attended career exploration days at Central Piedmont Community College’s (CPCC) central campus to learn more about healthcare and […]

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July 17, 2015 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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June 19, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

If you can’t stand the heat … check out this cool news from your NCWorks Career Centers in Charlotte! Reminder: office closings Your NCWorks Career Center at 1401 W. Morehead St. will close on Friday, June 26, at 1 p.m. for staff training. Please plan your visits accordingly. All three Charlotte-area NCWorks Career Centers will be closed […]

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Employment success sometimes takes partners and perseverance

March 13, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

After nine years in the healthcare field, Gerrine Blackmon suddenly found herself jobless with three children to care for. Her journey back to employment is a story about perseverance and overcoming obstacles; it’s also a testament to the way Charlotte agencies, working in partnership, are putting lives back together. Upon losing her job, Blackmon’s first […]

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Charlotte Bridge Home and Charlotte Works: Newest SNAP site is a partnership “proven to work”

December 19, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

Jason Goss has briefed departing troops, combat generals and U.S. presidents. But the Air Force veteran can’t get a job at Burger King because he doesn’t have enough of the right kind of experience to man the fryer. Goss shares this frustrating story on his second visit to Charlotte Bridge Home, where Employment and Education […]

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Charlotte Works Staff

We’ve heard the period from Thanksgiving to New Year’s referred to as “National Goof-Off Month,” but that’s definitely not the case here at Charlotte Works! Check out everything that’s been happening: We give as good as we get Debra Dixon, Charlotte Works’ community partnership manager, and Wendy Lyons, talent engagement manager, joined staff and other […]

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It’s a new day in your job search!

June 12, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

It has been our privilege and pleasure to serve you at the South Boulevard JobLink! Our last day will be Friday, June 27. Services at this office will be transferred to other locations. Ask your staff contact for details. More services, more locations: Charlotte Works We look forward to continuing to support your job search […]

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InnerVision’s SNAP site helps hardest-to-serve populations get back to work

May 16, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

“So many of the people we serve don’t even think they can make it in the workplace,” says Dr. Cheryl Nicholas, CEO and director of InnerVision. “But they have the desire to work. Human beings feel better when they’re supported, so we create a safety net for individuals’ vocational aspirations.” The 11-year-old organization provides employment […]

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Charlotte Works Staff

It’s been a busy month since our last issue and we have lots of news and notes to share: Board elects new officers At its April meeting, Charlotte Works’ board of directors elected new officers. Dan Roselli, Packard Place, will serve as chairman; Toya Allen, Cornerstone on Demand, will serve as vice chairman; and Jerome […]

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