Panel on Pursuing Careers in Healthcare
Derrick Edwards with the Mountain Area Workforce Development Board leads this panel discussion on pursuing careers in Healthcare. We would like to thank those HR representatives with Mission Health, Givens Estates and Range Urgent Care who participated in this event which took place during the virtual WNC Career Expo held April 14-16.



NCWorks Commission Spotlight on Local Innovations:  Experienced Workforce Initiative (Mountain Area Workforce Development Board)
The Experienced Workforce Initiative (EWI) was developed in 2017 by a working group of community partners to reach out to adults 50 and above in Western North Carolina, and particularly in the Asheville metro area. EWI aims to support and promote the engagement of adults aged 50 and above in both the volunteer and workforce continuum, from volunteer work to stipend-based training, part-time and full-time employment, and entrepreneurship.


Local Labor Market Update February 2021

Local Labor Market Update January 2021

Local Labor Market Update December 2020

Local Labor Market Update November 2020




MAWDB Press Release – 2020 Recognition Event
Mountain Area Workforce Development Board recognizes outstanding employers, adult, youth and workforce staff at 2020 Virtual Recognition Event on December 1.