Connecting Businesses to Talent

Our team empowers businesses by helping them build qualified workforces. We also oversee NCWorks Career Centers that help job seekers obtain vital skills and access resources that lead to rewarding careers.
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Who Does Your Business Need
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Capital Area Workforce Development (CAWD) is dedicated to working with businesses in search of candidates with the appropriate skills needed for open positions. Concurrently, we work alongside job seekers no matter what career stage they are in. From recent grads to working professionals looking for something new, we deliver rewarding career opportunities, skill development and preparedness resources, creating a seamless cycle of employment and growth throughout the region.

Our success is when businesses and professionals thrive in Wake, Johnston, Chatham, and Lee Counties.

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NCWorks has many career centers conveniently located throughout the Capital Area, allowing both adult and youth job seekers to easily access resources.
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Former Diner Employee Serves up Success With Help From NCWorks in Clayton

In Aug. 2022, Jennifer Kehrer, completed an 11-week training course at Johnston Community College to receive her ServSafe Manager certification, elevating her from a part-time job at a diner to a full-time position in the hospitality industry.  This certification, made possible by a training scholarship from NCWorks, provided Kehrer with the resources to pursue a…

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Strategic Initiatives Manager Wanted!

CAWD is looking for a new Strategic Initiatives Manager! This is a vital person to the team that will seek out new funding sources for workforce development activities, oversee special projects, and more. Become a part of the Wake County team! View the full job description and apply HERE.

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WE’RE HIRING!

Capital Area Workforce Development (CAWD) provides workforce development solutions to help all businesses with talent needs. Wake County hotels and the hospitality industry are facing a massive worker shortage and unfortunately, data shows that over the next 5 years, the problem is not likely to improve to pre-covid levels. Not having enough workers has many…

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