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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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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Job Search Depression. Yes, it’s Real.

Unemployment and depression tend to go hand-in-hand and the pandemic certainly hasn’t helped. What we do for a living is a part of our identity and the hunt for work leaves many feeling rejected, anxious and pessimistic. Even those in the workforce are getting stressed out. Hence, “the great resignation” has businesses struggling to find…

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CAWD PY22-23 Local Plan and Attachments

Capital Area Workforce Development is required to make copies of the proposed Capital Area Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) plan for program year ’22 available to the public and allow for public comment. Please submit any comments or suggestions to Capital Area Workforce Development by email to CAWD@wakegov.com. All comments must be submitted by…

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SelmaWorks! Vendors Announced

What do you need to move to the next level in your career and in life? SelmaWorks! has it! Education completion or continuation Credential attainment Job training Scholarships for training programs Overcoming barriers due to justice involvement Veterans support Temporary assistance for needy families …and more! Participating organizations: NCWorks and NextGen Career Centers Johnston Community…

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