Benefits for Jobseekers
New to the workforce and not quite sure where to start or what to expect? Returning after time away from a regular work schedule, or looking for that next career move?
Whether it's your 1st job, a different job, brushing up on your resume and interviewing skills or training to enhance a career, the NCWorks Career Center is here for you. Please review our professional offerings and contact us with any questions you may have as to how we can assist you.
- Employment search - Visit NCWorks Online to view positions. An orientation video to the site is also available. Our job listings are available for viewing at no cost and contain local, state and nationwide listings. Once you have identified a position that matches your experience and qualifications, we’ll gladly speak with you about the opportunity.
- Professional networking - The Professional Placement Network (PPN) provides targeted career services to adult professionals through the expansion of networking opportunities, workshops, development of business partnerships, and job referrals. PPN is designed to provide opportunities for mid-to-upper level professionals, who have earned at least $30,000 per year or have received higher education credentials or professional certifications, to come together to share ideas, employment leads, and current job market information.
- Work readiness - Need help with creating or revising a resume or prepping for an interview? Need some insight into what the workplace is like? Our staff is here to help you in an individual or group setting.
- Career development and counseling services - Discover which careers best match your interests and abilities.
- Educational information and financial assistance - If you are considering furthering your education or pursuing training we can discuss any options that may be available to you.
- Unemployment insurance benefits - Visit the Unemployment Insurance site or call 877-841-9617 to apply for benefits.
- Support services - Need assistance with making personal arrangements to get to work or retain your current job? We can discuss your needs and the community resources that may be available to assist you.
- Specialized services - We serve the workforce needs of the general public and thus have staff to assist with individualized needs for persons with disabilities, veterans, older workers and persons that are economically disadvantaged.
In addition, resources may be made available to the following individuals:
- Former offenders
- Resources for Individuals Affected by Layoff or Closure
- Unemployed or underemployed
- Youth ages 16-24
Benefits for Businesses
Highlights of the solutions available to your business through the NCWorks Career Center:
- Assistance with training costs
- Community networks
- Employee assistance in the case of layoff or closure
- Financial benefits including tax credits and federal bonding
- Labor market data
- No cost position listing
- Recruiting assistance including start up and growth
To discuss how the NCWorks Career Center can create solutions for your business, call 919-560-4965 or email Darrell Solomon.