The new world

The new world

June 19, 2015 | Charlotte Works Staff

Over the past few years, more and more thought leaders have spent their time trying to explain the reason for the growing economic stratification that’s occurring in the U.S. and abroad. In the book Capital in the Twenty-First Century, author Thomas Piketty uses historical data to show that the high-concentration of wealth we are seeing today […]

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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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Employer Extra: Welcome to the talent wars: recruiting in a tight labor market

January 16, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Times have changed and we now face two converging realities. One is the tight labor market resulting from the low unemployment rate. The other is the set of factors that comprise the changing nature of work: the organizations and jobs into which people are being recruited are moving targets, the workforce is increasingly under-skilled for […]

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Jump-start your job search in 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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Congratulations! They’ve landed!

July 18, 2014 Charlotte Works Staff

Charlotte Works congratulates the following clients who have recently landed positions! Shortly after Todd Huerta came to Charlotte Works last December, he began spending his spare time volunteering as an English-as-a-second-language (ESL) tutor at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC). Four months of volunteer work led to his new, paid role at CPCC as a basic […]

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Charlotte Works’ president & CEO testifies for WIA reauthorization

July 14, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

Steve Partridge, president & CEO, testified at a full hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (H.E.L.P.) on June 20. The hearing, titled “Developing a Skilled Workforce for a Competitive Economy: Reauthorizing the Workforce Investment Act,” explored bi-partisan reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). Partridge noted that local workforce […]

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Happy Birthday, Charlotte Works!

June 11, 2013 Charlotte Works Staff

It’s difficult to believe we launched the new Charlotte Works brand only one year ago! In the past year, we’re on track to have hosted over 60,000 visits to our two centers and our 30 SNAP sites. A year ago, when I was at meetings, I had to spend a great deal of time educating […]

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Bonded Logistics “Excels” at providing training

Charlotte Works Staff

Like many companies, Bonded Logistics has reduced its training budget in the past few years. But when the third-party warehousing management and contract packaging company upgraded to Windows 2010 earlier this year, executives knew they needed to help employees get up to speed on the new operating system. “We were having a conversation with a […]

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Charlotte Chamber’s Career Center comes to Charlotte Works

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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