Monthly Archives: January 2019

“State of Our Workforce: WNC” employer survey results released

“State of Our Workforce: WNC” employer survey results released Headline news from the “State of Our Workforce: Western NC” employer survey – 721 local employers project adding between12,700 jobs – 26,700 jobs in the next three years. 67% of employers project … more

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Mountain Area Workforce Development Board honors our region’s employers, job seekers and youth

We thank everyone for making our annual recognition luncheon a success.  Over 150 people attended the luncheon.  Special thanks to AB Tech, “Racheal Woodall and the Tuesday Boys” and Red Radish Catering.      Background: Frontline WIOA staff and workforce partners … more

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Apply now for Business Accelerator Grant

The Mountain Area Workforce Development Board is now accepting applications for the Business Accelerator Grant for Incumbent Worker Training. It is a competitive, cost reimbursement training grant through which qualifying businesses can address employees’ skills gaps BUSINESS ACCELERATOR GRANT For Incumbent Worker … more

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