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Charlotte Works President and CEO Resigns

Charlotte Works, the workforce development board serving Mecklenburg County, announces the resignation of Danielle Frazier, President and CEO, effective July 28, 2023. After 15 years of dedicated service to Charlotte Works, Frazier leaves behind a legacy of organizational growth and impact.  “It has been an…

The NCWorks Career Center Hosted an Open House Event

NCWorks Career Center held an Open House on April 25th. Charlotte Works celebrated 25 years of serving Mecklenburg County residents and businesses through NCWorks programs and services by hosting the event at the new NCWorks facility. This space provides comprehensive services for connecting Mecklenburg County…

Press Release: Job Fair of the Carolinas Set For April 26th at Carowinds

To make a talent connection today, businesses frequently recruit across various county and state lines, and jobseekers often travel across those same lines to find work. Nowhere is a regional job market more evident than in the greater Charlotte area. To meet the needs of…

Stories of Inspiration: Caroline Mensa Finds a New Career After 50

After many years with the same company, Caroline Mensa was part of a workplace downsizing that left her in a mid-life career transition. On August 16, 2022, she realized that her previous job search method, which included applying for a job she had heard about…

Charlotte Works and Goodwill Partner to Elevate the Needs of Working Parents

WORKING PARENTS SURVEY In the spring of 2022, Goodwill Industries of Southern Piedmont and Charlotte Works conducted a survey of working parents in the greater Charlotte region to better understand how to support working parents in their return to the workforce after the height of the COVID-19…

NCWorks Career Centers in Mecklenburg County to Consolidate in June

On July 1, 2022, the NCWorks Career Center will consolidate its services in Mecklenburg County to its location at 8601 McAlpine Park Drive, Suite 110, in Charlotte. After June 24, 2022, the location at 7140 Forest Point Blvd. in Charlotte will no longer be operational,…

Press Mentions

Carolina Impact: Worker Shortage and Social Media, WTVI Forward Together: Mecklenburg County fueling region’s growth, Charlotte Business Journal County works to help tent city residents find jobs and permanent housing, WSOC-TV Charlotte agencies help unemployed find work during pandemic, WSOC-TV The Ongoing Plague of Unemployment,…

Our Commitment

Hi, everyone: The last two weeks have brought a great deal of pain, hurt, anger, frustration, and even death. Unlike the COVID-19 pandemic, the pandemic of systemic racism has been with us for centuries and has most recently claimed three more lives – Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna…

Unemployment Demographics

As the workforce development board serving Mecklenburg County, Charlotte Works leads the way in connecting job seekers and employers, providing skills training and work opportunities for youth and adults, analyzing and sharing data to educate the public on workforce needs, and aligning community partners around…

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Four-Year Plan

Charlotte Works Workforce Development is required to make copies of the proposed Charlotte Works Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) plan available to the public and allow for public comment. The 4-year plan is available via the link below:   Please submit comments or suggestions…

We Are Moving!

We are moving April 17, 2020! Charlotte Works and NCWorks will open our new office space located at 8601 McAlpine Park Drive, Charlotte, NC 28211. This new facility will house our NCWorks Career Center in Suite 110, one of our NCWorks NextGen youth programs in…

Charlotte Works Names Shemia Williams Director of Programs

Shemia Williams, workforce development advocate, has been named Director of Programs for Charlotte Works effective February 2019. The role was previously held by new Chief Operating Officer, Anna London. Charlotte Works, Mecklenburg County’s workforce development board, ensures the growing region has a skilled workforce that…

Charlotte Works Names Anna London as Chief Operating Officer

Anna London, workforce champion and advocate for individuals in need, has been named Chief Operating Officer for Charlotte Works effective immediately. The role was previously held by new CEO and President, Danielle Frazier. Charlotte Works, Mecklenburg County’s workforce development board, ensures the growing region has…

Danielle Frazier To Lead Charlotte Works

  Danielle Frazier, a longtime leader in workforce development, will take the role of President & Chief Executive Officer of Charlotte Works, effective immediately. Charlotte Works, Mecklenburg County’s workforce development board, endeavors to ensure the growing Charlotte region has a skilled workforce to meet the…

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