Capital Area Workforce Development Board is soliciting proposals for the operation of NCWorks Career Centers in Wake, Johnston, Chatham, Lee, and Orange counties, and delivery of workforce services.

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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Free Virtual Event Features NCWorks Small Business Services Raleigh, NC (Jan 17, 2023) – Capital Area Workforce Development (CAWD) and NCWorks are partnering with nine other workforce boards to present North Carolina’s first virtual Small Business Workforce Forum on Thursday, January 26, from 10 am–12 pm. Participants will learn about no-cost resources and programs available…

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Five Stars Workforce Initiative Helps Hotels

Did you know that 13 new hotels opened in Wake County in the last 2 years?  Seven more are under construction for 2023 and several more are being planned. CAWD’s new Five Stars Workforce Initiative helps hotels with a variety of talent management needs. Industry growth is spurring a serious need for people and CAWD,…

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RFP Update – Answers to Applicant Questions

Applicants submitted 3 questions about the RFP for the operation of NCWorks Career Centers in Wake, Johnston, Chatham, Lee, and Orange counties, and delivery of workforce services.  View answers in the link below. Answered Questions       To view the original Request for Proposals information, click here.  

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