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Workforce Development, Department of Commerce

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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.


Job Fair in Cumberland to Draw 100+ Employers
Monday, March 20, 2017

Looking for a job in Cumberland County? This upcoming job fair is slated to have more than 100 employers looking for qualified workers. read more ...

New Grants for Businesses
Thursday, March 02, 2017

Maximize Carolina is a new funding source for business partnerships to build pipelines of talent.  read more ...

Career Center Staff Teach Soft Skills Young Adults
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Our NCWorks Career Center counselors showed young adults in Bladen County the types of soft skills they'll need to succeed as part of Job Shadow Day. read more ...

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

When CeJae Briscoe helps a homeless veteran find a place to live, she's doing more than her job—she's helping others the way that many people cared for her. Learn how Briscoe mustered her GI Bill benefits to earn a college degree, and how veteran specialists in NCWorks Career Centers supported her in finding employment. 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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