Author: Charlotte Works Staff

The past five years brought difficult times to many Charlotteans as unemployment shot up to double digits and all of us knew a family member, friend or neighbor impacted by job loss. The silver lining of an unusually high unemployment rate was the fact that Charlotte...

We’ve got more good stuff to report this month! Two more NCWorks Career Centers certified for Mecklenburg County [caption id="attachment_2404" align="alignleft" width="170"] From left, Wendy Lyons, talent engagement manager (WMS); Randall Darnell, manager (ECD); Stephanie Lattimore, manager (FPB); and Jaslyn Roberts, talent engagement director (WMS) celebrate in...

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...

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...

“What have you been doing?” Several years ago, when Charlotte Works was still known as ProNet, Thelma Wright was introduced to the concept of skills-based volunteering – using specialized skills and talents to strengthen a nonprofit organization’s infrastructure. So Wright, a business analyst by trade, took a...

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