No matter the size, location, or the industry, there is one thing all employers have in common: the success of the organization depends on the skill and productivity of its workforce. How do you ensure your organization can remain strong? How do you retain well-skilled employees over the long term? How do you even find them?

The Capital Area NCWorks’ Business Services Team provides talent management strategies and solutions to meet your specific needs! We are able to provide these solutions at little to no cost to your business here in Capital Area.

Our solutions can help you address:

  • Skills gaps: Access training resources for your employees that offer on-the-job instruction as well as off-site classes at local colleges and other training avenues to help you retain a vital and talented workforce
  • Staffing challenges: We recruit, screen, and provide you with qualified applicants so that you can quickly fill critical openings with the right people
  • Connection to workforce data: We can provide the latest labor market information, along with local wage and salary data, helping you remain competitive and poised for growth in our marketplace
  • Outplacement needs: We offer a myriad of outplacement services to assist you in finding other employment for your workers should the need arise

Get started with these great options:


NCWorks Online is North Carolina’s official job search website where employers can search for candidates based on skills, work experience, veteran status, and any other criteria you set. Post listings in the Job Order System and review candidates that have expressed interest in your job. You can even set searches to run automatically at times you designate using the Virtual Recruiter.

Try it today.


Our Team plays a critical role in convening the right leaders around workforce issues in specific industries. Members represent major employers, industry groups and associations, education, economic development, service organizations, and others. The business voice is the most powerful and necessary when it comes to determining where those with a stake in workforce development should focus their resources.

Currently, we’re concentrating on these industries and occupations:  Health Care, Information Technology, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and construction-related Skilled Trades.

Interested in joining an Industry Advisory Council? Contact a Business Engagment Team member at (919) 856-6040 or


This summer, employers that have internship opportunities can participate in our Summer Youth Internship Program. It is unique because some of the frustrations that come with employing someone for the short-term have been removed AND our interns will be more prepared for the workplace than others you may have had in the past.

 Download the details and contact us to participate!


Businesses looking to upgrade the skills of their current workforce can apply for funding with an NCWorks Incumbent Worker Training Grant.  Download the forms below. The Guidelines explain eligibility criteria, non-allowable training and many other details about the program. The Addendum to Guidelines contains additional information you will find useful.  

The Application and Application Addendum must be submitted by March 15, 2016.  These can be emailed to or mailed to our office at 2321 Crabtree Blvd., Suite 200, Raleigh, 27602.  

This is a very competitive program! Staff is available to help you submit a thorough and complete application. Contact Kelly by email or phone at 856-5663.

 Application       Application Addendum   

Guidelines for Businesses        Addendum to Guidelines



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