2014 Workforce Development Partnership Conference

October 15 – 17, 2014

Sheraton Four Seasons

Greensboro, NC

The North Carolina Workforce Development Partnership Conference traditionally draws over 800 Workforce Development Professionals from across the state. Attendees represent labor, state and federal government, education, community-based organizations, community colleges and the private sector. In its 27th year, the Conference continues to offer timely topics and networking opportunities.  Continue reading “2014 Workforce Development Partnership Conference”

Division of Workforce Solutions launches new Job-Search website


Release: IMMEDIATE
Date: 8/5/2013
Contact: Josh Ellis
Phone: 919 733-3438

N.C. Department of Commerce Launches New Job-Search Website

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Commerce has launched a new job-search website helping talented job seekers and employers connect with each other. The new system, NC Works Online, provides a one-stop platform to streamline the job search process, while improving security and reducing annual operational costs by more than $2 million.

“NCWorks Online is an example of increasing our department’s efficiency and providing stronger customer service to the citizens of North Carolina, especially those who are unemployed,” said NC Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker. “I applaud our Workforce Solutions team for creating this website that will help those North Carolinians who need it most.”

NCWorks Online is a no-fee service that provides several benefits to job seekers and employers. Job seekers can search through job posts pulled from thousands of websites and receive alerts through e-mail and text message. Employers can post jobs to find the talent they need, as well as take advantage of real-time labor market information that will assist them in making competitive offers to recruit high-talented workers.

“Given its proven track record in other states, we’re excited about how NCWorks Online will improve the ability of job seekers and businesses to improve their searches for employment and talented workers, respectively,” said Roger Shackleford, Assistant Secretary for Workforce Solutions. “We’re confident this new and efficient system will help strengthen our economy as more talented job seekers and employers connect with each other.”

NCWorks Online was developed by the Florida-based Geographic Solutions, which has developed similar job-search systems for 18 other states. It replaces NC JobConnector, which had served as the division’s online job-search tool. NCWorks Online will also eliminate the need for eight additional information systems, which is expected to save $10.2 million over the next five years.

To access NCWorks Online, visit www.ncworks.gov. To learn more about the N.C. Division of Workforce Solutions and the services it offers through its local workforce offices, visit www.nccommerce.com/workforce.

http://www.nccommerce.com/news/press-releases?udt_4733_param_detail=29263

 

NC Workforce Development Partnership Conference

October 16 – 18, 2013

Sheraton Four Seasons

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Attendee Login: workforce

Greensboro, NC
(800) 242-6556

Coming Together – Partners in Service Excellence!

The North Carolina Workforce Development Partnership Conference attracts approximately 1,000 Workforce Development Professionals from across the state. Attendees represent labor, state and federal government, education, community-based organizations, community colleges and the private sector. In its 26th year, the Conference continues to offer timely topics and networking opportunities.

for more information  visit

http://www.nccommerce.com/wf/workforce-professionals/workforce-development-training-center/workforce-conference