Charlotte Chamber’s Career Center comes to Charlotte Works

June 11, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

The popular Career Center page on the Charlotte Chamber website is the latest addition to the growing partnership roster between our two organizations. Charlotte Works is now the Chamber’s exclusive partner in providing job listings to the community. Information about and links to Charlotte Works and its services to both employers and jobseekers is available […]

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Employer Learning Series schools business execs

Charlotte Works Staff

Nearly 200 representatives from 86 local employers attended Charlotte Works’ first-ever Employer Learning Series (ELS), 11 human resource workshops held in April and May. Presented in partnership with Central Piedmont Community College, North Carolina State University—IES, The Employers Association and UNC Charlotte, the ELS was geared to meet the educational needs of business owners, human […]

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Practicing what we preach with a summer intern

Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works is set to welcome a summer youth intern. Diamond Grier, a rising senior at East Mecklenburg High School, is a participant of the Mayor’s Youth Employment Program. She will join the staff in mid-June and work eight weeks. “We’re trying to give her exposure to all our staff and the various positions within […]

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Media coverage heats up

June 9, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works has been in the media several times in the last couple of weeks: President & CEO Steve Partridge was a panelist on Charlotte Talks on Charlotte’s NPR station, WFAE-FM 90.7 on June 7. He served on a panel that discussed long-term unemployment. Other guests included Senator Kay Hagan and Charlotte Works’ client Nancy […]

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Welcome to the inaugural issue of News @ The Works!

May 8, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

Steve Partridge, Charlotte Works’ president and CEO, invites you to enjoy and comment on the stories in this first issue of News @ The Works, our monthly newsletter.

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Long-time volunteer shares unique inspiration for job-search success

May 7, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works continues to chip away at the local unemployment rate by helping clients get back to work. We celebrate Phil Corbett, a long-time volunteer who landed a new position in March. He served as a job search team facilitator since Charlotte Works was called ProNet, as a co-facilitator for “Think Tank for LinkedIn” and […]

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Charlotte Works and CPCC: partnering to strengthen employability skills, employment

Charlotte Works Staff

Workforce readiness programs that prepare job-seekers to be the best candidates are a key focus of both Charlotte Works and Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC). Joining forces to create opportunities for job-seekers to strengthen employability skills is a win-win for both job-seekers and employers. “My thoughts on the way to work each day center around […]

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Employer Learning Series offers free workshops to educate local employers on HR, organizational issues

Charlotte Works Staff

Representatives from nearly 140 employers have attended the first sessions of Charlotte Works’s 2013 Employer Learning Series (ELS), 11 free workshops designed to support and improve the knowledge base of Charlotte-area employers. Presented in partnership with Central Piedmont Community College, North Carolina State University—IES, The Employers Association and UNC Charlotte, the ELS is geared to […]

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Board members, staff make Raleigh visits

May 2, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

On April 25, Charlotte Works board member Phil Paustian, director human resources product supply for Chiquita Brands, and Laura Morrow-Fox, AVP, workforce planning and strategy for Carolinas HealthCare System (representing board member Larry Wilson) traveled to North Carolina’s legislative complex in Raleigh to visit members of Mecklenburg County’s delegation. They were joined by Craig Cole, […]

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