Congratulations! They’ve landed!

June 19, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works congratulates the following clients who’ve recently landed: Garth David knew that leveraging networking opportunities would be a successful strategy during his job search. “Everyone who I came in contact with inside and outside of NCWorks, I saw as a potential employer,” he says. Shortly after being laid off from his position as a director […]

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Youth Works propels high school grad to bigger & better things

Charlotte Works Staff

“All of my professional experience is because of Youth Works. It’s helped me be successful. I owe everything to the program,” says 17-year-old Christian Hukportie, who joined Charlotte Works’ Youth Works in-school youth program during his junior year of high school. Students in Youth Works explore and develop career goals through work-based learning opportunities so they […]

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Congratulations! They’ve landed!

April 16, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Congratulations to the following clients who’ve recently landed! Six months after global repositioning eliminated her big-data job in her home state of Michigan, Naomi Alexander headed for the greener pastures of Charlotte, N.C. In January 2015, shortly after relocating, she made her first visit to the NCWorks Career Center – W. Morehead St. “I went […]

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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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Congratulations! They’ve landed!

February 13, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works congratulates the following clients who’ve landed positions in the last several months: Tyrail Commodore was a high school senior when he got involved in Youth Works under the direction of Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont’s CLAY (Career Leadership Academy for Youth) program. Upon graduating from Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology, he […]

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Grateful and hoping to give back

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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Bitter leads job-seeker to better

January 16, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Former Polish president Lech Walesa once said, “It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.” Former Charlotte Works’ client David Engler most likely would agree with his sentiment. He was referred to Charlotte Works in July by board member Robert Fish after losing his sales position with a […]

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

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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Congratulations! They’ve landed!

November 14, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works congratulates the following clients on recently landing positions: Marcia Brandon landed a position as a customer support dispatch representative/office manager with Viewpoint Software Construction, Inc. Her first day was Nov. 3. She became unemployed in February and came to Charlotte Works in mid-March. While here, she attended an On-The-Job Training (OJT) Grant information […]

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Congratulations! They’ve landed!

September 19, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works congratulates the following clients on recently landing new jobs!   Montoya Adams landed a position as a business systems analyst with AIG. Her first day was August 25. She was a client of both Charlotte Works and the Division of Workforce Solutions (DWS) back in 2012. Michael Martin, DWS employment consultant, served as […]

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