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May Unemployment Rates Increase in Most NC Counties

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

In May, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in 77 of North Carolina's 100 counties.

NC’s May Unemployment Rate Decreases

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased from April’s revised rate of 5.0 percent.

Use NCcareers.org to Advance Your Career Opportunities

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

In a previous article, we shared how NCcareers.org can help individuals discover jobs that their  education has prepared them for and that those jobs can often go beyond the obvious ties.  This article will address another challenge that recent graduates often face; how to identify jobs that can help advance a career. 

April Unemployment Rates Decrease in Most NC Counties

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

In April, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in 91 of North Carolina's 100 counties.

NC’s April Unemployment Rate Decreases

Friday, May 21, 2021

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased from March’s revised rate of 5.2 percent.

Higher Ed. Degree in hand… where do I go from here?

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

As the calendar turns to May, students who don caps and gowns for graduation often hear, “Congratulations for earning that degree, now what are you going to do?”  Which is sometimes a tough question to answer for those looking for a job.   

Might the Covid-19 recovery benefit NC’s young employment?

Monday, May 10, 2021

According to the US Census/BLS Current Population Survey, unemployment in North Carolina among those ages 16 to 24 dropped from 34.7% in April 2020 to 4.7% in March 2021 – nearing the 25-year low.

Inside the NEW NCcareers.org # 3: NCcareers.org gets a promotion!

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Upon launch of the NEW NCcareers.org on July 15,2020 we shared that additional site updates would be coming.  In the nine months since, we have been working to develop new features, add information and tools, and enhance the usability and functionality of the site. Now it’s time to show off this work in a big update to NCcareers.org. 

March Unemployment Rates Decrease in All NC Counties

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

In March, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in all of North Carolina's 100 counties.

NC’s March Unemployment Rate Decreases

Friday, April 16, 2021

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased from February’s revised rate of 5.7 percent.