Capital Area Workforce Development is required to make copies of the proposed Capital Area Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) plan for program year ’21 available to the public and allow for public comment. The WIOA plan is available for download.

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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.

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Growing IT Talent: It’s Everyone’s Business

With more big tech moving to the Triangle, non-tech companies will need new strategies to recruit and retain IT talent. This event is for • Non-IT companies with IT talent needs • Organizations struggling to find and keep entry-level IT positions • Companies interested in creative ways to recruit or train IT talent During the…

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CAWD WIOA Plan for 2021 Available for Comment

Capital Area Workforce Development is required to make copies of the proposed Capital Area Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) plan for program year ’21 available to the public and allow for public comment. The WIOA plan is available for download. Please submit any comments or suggestions to Capital Area Workforce Development by email to:…

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Vulnerable vs. MOST Vulnerable Community

With help from Wake County Long Range Planning, CAWD took a deeper dive into Wake’s vulnerable communities. The question was are we serving the pockets within these communities with the greatest need? Once the pockets were identified, we sought verification and agreement from community partners and other organizations that operate in those areas. In Wake…

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