Whether it’s your first job or you’re a seasoned professional, there is a lot to think about when you are looking for work. As a job seeker pursuing a new or better career, you will find a variety of free resources at one of our NCWorks Career Centers.
Our core competency is preparing you to succeed in your job search. Our staff is here to help you with your job search through workshops, one-on-one counseling, career planning, training and job referrals.
Our NCWorks Career Centers can provide:
• Career Assessment & Counseling
• Career Counseling/Coaching
• On-site & Virtual Workshops
• Labor Market Information
• Training & Education Information
• Computer, Internet, Phone, Fax & Copier Access
• Career Fairs & Hiring Event Information
• Community Resource & Partner Program Referrals
• Scholarship Opportunities
At each Career Center, you have free access to computers to search for job opportunities, along with access to job fairs and workshops that will help you connect with employers. You can find out how to earn your Career Readiness Certificate, a recognizable skills credential that facilitates job placement, retention, and advancement. You also have labor market information available to you to learn more about industries that interest you, what they pay, and how you can move up in those careers.
Your career center will also help you set up your profile on NCWorks Online, the state’s official job search portal. Having a profile on NCWorks Online exposes you to employers across NC. It matches your skills with those required for a job, provides information on training opportunities, and gives you access to real-time labor market information, including wage and occupation projections. You can search for jobs in your area and become prepared to advance yourcareer. Registration is free!