Author Archives: Nathan Ramsey

WNC Career Expo

WNC Career Expo will be on April 11 at the WNC Agricultural Center from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. This event is the largest career fair in Western North Carolina featuring up to 175 employers offering thousands of jobs from … more

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WNC Techathon

WNC Techathon will be on Tuesday, April 2 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm at Highland Brewing Company. This event is a quick pitch event featuring our region’s leading tech employers and tech job seekers.

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Construction Career Day

Construction Career Day will be on Wednesday, March 27 from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm at the WNC Agricultural Center in Fletcher, NC. The morning session from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm will be restricted to high school students and … more

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Employers Apply Now for Business Accelerator Grant

Deadline Februrary 28, 2019. 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 … more

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Request For Proposals: Operate Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Programs

Closes – April 12, 2019WIOA Youth Programs Bidder’s Conference – March 11, 2019 at 3pm – Land of Sky officesWIOA NCWorks Career Center Operator Bidder’s Conference – March 11, 2019 at 1:30 pm – Land of Sky offices The Mountain Area Workforce Development … more

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Census Recruitment in Madison County

America needs you!  US Census Recruitment will be Thursday, February 15 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at the NCWorks Career Center Madison in Marshall at the AB Tech campus.

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Workforce Update

Asheville Metro Labor Market Update released today Construction Career Day, March 27, WNC Ag Center “The State of Our Workforce: WNC” employer survey results released Mountain Area Workforce Development Board meeting recap Mountain Area WDB honors Outstanding Employers, Job seekers … more

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“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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