Monthly Archives: September 2017

US Needs More Tradespeople

The United States has 30 million jobs that pay an average of $55,000 per year and don’t require a bachelor’s degree, according to the Georgetown center. People with career and technical educations are actually slightly more likely to be employed … more

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US Department of Labor Staff Visit WNC

Thanks to Matt Miller and his team with the US Department of Labor (USDOL) for visiting WNC. Matt is a native of WNC and is the Senior Advisor for the Veterans Employment and Training Service (VETS). He is committed to … more

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Healthcare Career Pathways Certified by the NCWorks Commission

NCWorks Certified Career Pathways are a key strategy to support the state’s goal of having 67% of working-aged North Carolinians with education and training beyond high school by 2025. Certified Career Pathways are integrated, seamless systems of education and workforce … more

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Mountain Area Careers Connects Local Job Seekers with Job Opportunities

Growth in our local area of Western North Carolina has led to both an increase in businesses and the need for workers in many different industries. Mountain Area Careers helps job seekers find employment with opportunities for on-the-job training and … more

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