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 and Johnston 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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What’s Up at CAWD?

The July edition of Workforce Matters, CAWD’s quarterly newsletter, is available HERE!

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Partnership for Biotechnology Training

The career potential offered in life sciences is tremendous. CAWD is partnering with Wake Technical Community College, North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBiotech) and our NCWorks Career Centers will help more people transition into this important, global industry, especially those whose jobs were negatively impacted by COVID. Biowork training is offered at no cost to those…

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CAWD Awarded $100,000 for Youth Apprenticeship Preparation

The North Carolina Department of Commerce has awarded CAWD a grant for $100,000 for the Capital Area Apprenticeship Prep Program (APP). CAWD is one of three workforce boards to receive a grant specifically to expand employment and training services for youth and young adults. .The program will provide young people with education, career readiness skills…

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