Author: Charlotte Works Staff

It may be May, but to paraphrase Led Zeppelin, leaves are fallin’ all around, it’s time you were on your way! Which means that if you’re interested in getting Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Classroom Training funds for post-secondary educational programs that start this fall, it’s time for...

Social media is at the forefront of every industry and is in the news constantly. Where else can we share our opinions, likes, commentary and status in real time to such a vast audience? Nowhere. So if you want to be effective in the digital age,...

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,...

Consider these findings from the Closing the Gap: 2012 Skills Survey of North Carolina Employers, conducted by the N.C. Association of Workforce Development Boards: “Communication and Interpersonal Skills represents a primary gap in workplace soft skills. Critical and Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving were also frequently...

Charlotte Works congratulates the following clients who have recently landed positions! Soledad Alvarado was unemployed for less than three months and credits the “friendly people” at Charlotte Works for helping her find employment quickly. Shortly after she lost her job in January 2014, Alvarado began attending workshops...

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