Author Archives: Nathan Ramsey

Mainetti hiring event is tomorrow, Friday, July 31!

Join the team at Mainetti – USA!Hiring event tomorrow, Friday, July 31 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at location: 101 Mills Gap Road, Fletcher, NC 28732. To learn more visit NCWorks.gov, Indeed.com or Mainetti.com.

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Join the Thermo Fisher Scientific team!

Join the Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific team! Virtual career fair on Saturday, August 8 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Register for this event by applying online: bit.ly/TFasheville

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New signage installed at the NCWorks Career Center Asheville

North Carolina has adopted a new brand for the NCWorks systems and the NCWorks Career Center Asheville is the first in our region to have signage installed with the new brand logo. NCWorks is our state’s workforce development system. We … more

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Community Partners Help Job Seekers

From Buncombe County Schools: “Schools serve the community in countless ways, and partnerships with nonprofits and other agencies make that service even stronger. On Wednesday, representatives of Mountain Area Workforce Development Board (MAWDB) handed out helpful employment information to families during the … more

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Employers now hiring – updated June 26, 2020

Despite record unemployment, many employers in our region are still hiring. The following list is just a few of the employers in Western North Carolina who are hiring. http://www.landofsky.org/pdf/COVID/CompaniesHiring_62520.pdf For more job opportunities in our region, visit NCWorks.gov or contact … more

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Asheville metro highest unemployment rate in NC at 16.1%

For May 2020, our region (Buncombe, Henderson, Madison and Transylvania Counties) unemployment rate remains historically high at 15.8% . Buncombe County now has the #3 highest rate of any county in NC at   17.5% .   Henderson County unemployment rate declined slightly to 13.4% . Madison County is at   13.1%  and Transylvania … more

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Employers now hiring in WNC June 22, 2020

If you are searching for job opportunities, there are still many employers hiring in Western North Carolina. Please review these opportunities. For more information, contact your local NCWorks Career Center. Visit the Employers Now Hiring List at the following link: … more

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WNC Virtual Career Expo begins tomorrow, Wednesday, June 3 – Thursday, June 5

Western North Carolina’s largest hiring event is going virtual due to COVID-19. WNC Virtual Career Expo begins at 6:00 am on Wednesday, June 3 and continues until Friday, June 5. Looking for your next career opportunity? Find your future at … more

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WLOS TV: Mountain Area Workforce Development Board receives funding to support individuals who have lost their job due to COVID-19

From WLOS TV: Governor Roy Cooper has announced North Carolina has received a $6 million dollar federal grant to help workers in families who have been struggling with finances due to this pandemic. Through the grant, eligible residents can receive … more

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Mountain Area Workforce Development Board Local Area Plan 2020-24 is now available for public comment

Mountain Area Workforce Development Board Comprehensive Four-Year Regional and Local Workforce Development Plan for Program Years 2020-24 is available for public comment beginning on Monday, May 19, 2020.  Public comment will be received for the next thirty (30) days until … more

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