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Through 80 NCWorks Career Centers across the state, we're putting North Carolina back to work by connecting employers with the talented workers they need to thrive.


Furniture Academy Celebrates Graduates
Monday, February 20, 2017

A partnership among furniture companies in Catawba Valley just celebrated its new graduates. This partnership was developed with the help of the local NCWorks Career Center. read more ...

Public Comments Requested
Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Notice of Comment Period for 04 NCAC 22 Apprenticeship and Training Division: Comments on the determinations of 04 NCAC 22 Apprentice and Training Division may be directed to: Division of Workplace Solutions, Apprenticeship and Training Council, 313 Chapanoke Road, Suite 120, Raleigh, NC 27603 or email, (919) 814-4607. You can view the determinations here.

“Public comment” is defined by G.S. 150B-21.3A(a)(5) as a written objection to all or part of a rule.  Additionally, pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A(c)(2), in order for the Rules Review Commission to determine whether the public comment has merit, the public comment must address the specific substance of the rule and address any of the standards of Commission review, as set forth in G.S. 150B-21.9(a).


"These Are Not Positions for Underachievers"
Wednesday, February 01, 2017

The New York Times shows how one North Carolina employer overcame the skills gap through apprenticeships. read more ...

From the News: Workshop Helps Former Offenders
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

One of our career advisors explains how he's helping former offenders find jobs. read more ...

Success Stories

The N.C. Triangle Apprenticeship Program is taking a different approach toward finding qualified workers. read more...

April Phoenix used free services career counseling, planning, and more, to find a job and support her family. read more...

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